The TAPPS 4A District 1 Tennis Tournament begins Thursday, March 28 at Arlington Tennis Center (500 West Mayfield Rd, Arlington, 76014). The Thursday-Friday event will have matches running throughout the day, with play beginning at 9:00 a.m. There is no charge to attend the tournament. The top six finishers in each division (boys’ singles, girls’ singles, boys’ doubles, girls’ doubles) will qualify for the state tournament to be held April 8 and 9 at Waco Regional Tennis Center.
Teams competing in the tournament include Grace Prep, Dallas Shelton, Flower Mound Coram Deo, Lubbock Christian, Lubbock Trinity Christian, Midland Trinity, Pantego Christian, Trinity Christian-Willow Park, Tyler All Saints, and Waco Vanguard.
The Grace Prep boys’ squad is made up of seniors Sam Hall and Matthew Walraven, juniors Drew Moore and Riley Wambsganss, sophomore Samuel Ballesteros, and freshman Luke Moore. The girls varsity team is comprised of seniors Claire Bullington and Kay Lee Sedwick, sophomore Sara Gunn, and freshman Caty Thompson.