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Three WHS Doubles Teams Advance to State Tennis Tournament

April 29, 2021

Six Wimberley High School students will compete at the State UIL Tennis Tournament after competing at the 4A Region IV tournament in Corpus Christi April 28-29. Leading the way for the Texans was the boys' doubles team of Drew Gonzales (jr.) and Tate Murphy (jr.) who won the regional title with a victory over teammates Peyton Anderson (jr.) and Cooper Doss (jr.) in the final. By virtue of their defeat of the 3rd place team (Linebrink/Theiss of Tuloso-Midway HS) in the semifinals, Anderson and Doss won second place outright - also advancing them to the state tournament.

The Texan mixed doubles team of Madisyn Elliott (sr.) and John Moore (soph.) cruised through the early rounds to the regional championship match, where they lost to district foe Lindsay/Alvarez of Fredericksburg HS. Forced to play in a playback match versus the third-place match winner, Elliot and Moore clinched their state berth and a second-place finish with a straight sets victory over Camacho/Ortiz of Zapata HS.

Also competing at the regional tournament was freshman singles' player Ella Malone and junior singles' player Nic Wright. Malone won her first two matches before losing to eventual champion Jenna Carr of CC Calallen HS in the semifinals. Malone was then defeated by district rival Masyn McKinley of Davenport HS in the third-place match. Wright was defeated in his opening match versus Ty Gonzales of Uvalde HS.

The state tennis tournament begins with quarterfinal and semifinal action on May 20th at the Annemarie Tennis Center in San Antonio. Those advancing to finals will play on May 21st at the Northside Tennis Center, also in San Antonio. The tennis squad is coached by Lauren Huse and assisted by Michael Coffman and Cade Pharis.

Wimberley HS Region IV Tennis Results

Round of 16

Boys' Doubles
Gonzales/Murphy (WHS) def. Ortiz/Landivar (Calallen) 6-1, 6-0
Anderson/Doss (WHS) def. Brock/Garcia (Uvalde) 6-1, 6-2

Mixed Doubles
Elliott/Moore (WHS) def. Slawinski/Orellana (Needville) 6-0, 6-0

Girls' Singles
Ella Malone (WHS) def. Hannah Hahn (Needville) 6-0, 6-1

Boys' Singles
Ty Gonzales (Uvalde) def. Nic Wright (WHS) 6-1, 6-3


Regional Quarterfinals

Boys' Doubles
Gonzales/Murphy (WHS) def. Burk/Gonzales (Sinton) 6-0, 6-0
Anderson/Doss (WHS) def. Simpson/Tarkington (Rockport-Fulton) 6-1, 6-0

Mixed Doubles
Elliott/Moore (WHS) def. Bracht/Sundberg (Rockport-Fulton) 6-0, 6-0

Girls' Singles
Ella Malone (WHS) def. Aracely Salinas (West Oso) 6-0, 6-1


Regional Semifinals

Boys' Doubles
Gonzales/Murphy (WHS) def. Rodriguez/Ortiz (Raymondville) 6-0, 6-0
Anderson/Doss (WHS) def. Linebrink/Theiss (Tuloso-Midway) 6-1, 6-0

Mixed Doubles
Elliott/Moore (WHS) def. Carr/Chapa (Calallen) 6-2, 6-0

Girls' Singles
Jenna Carr (Calallen) def. Ella Malone (WHS) 6-0, 6-1


Regional Championships

Boys' Doubles
Gonzales/Murphy (WHS) def. Anderson/Doss (WHS) 6-4, 6-1

Mixed Doubles
Lindsay/Alvarez (Fredericksburg) def. Elliott/Moore (WHS) 6-2, 6-0


Third Place Match

Girls' Singles
Masyn McKinley (Davenport) def. Ella Malone (WHS) 6-4, 6-1



Mixed Doubles
Elliott/Moore (WHS) def. Camacho/Ortiz (Zapata) 6-2, 6-1

tennis team at regionals