The Madisonville Mustang tennis team fell to Palestine in the UIL Area Tournament last week, 12-7.
Bennett/Taylor of Madisonville won their doubles match 6-2, 6-1 while Guderian/Saldana won 6-1, 4-6, (4). The Mustang girls struggled in doubles play with K. Bryant/Lane being the only Madisonville girls’ doubles team to win their match 1-6, 6-3, (7).
Madisonville lost in mixed doubles as well as in girls’ singles, but the Madisonville boys won in singles as Sam Bennett defeated Lucas Sheeley 7-6 (3), 7-5.
Clayton Taylor defeated Alex Shiller, 6-3, 7-5. Daniel Saldana defeated Isaac Fulgham, 6-4, 6-4 and Evan Guderian defeated Seth Sheeley, 6-1, 6-1. With this loss to Palestine the Mustangs placed fourth in Area.