Facing defending District 9-5A champion Granbury, Burleson’s tennis team set the tone of district play with a 13-6 win over the Pirates Tuesday.
Centennial sophomore Jaelyn Tucker goes after a ball during a match earlier this season. Centennial lost its first District 9-5A team match Tuesday, 11-8, at Granbury.
A year ago, thanks to tiebreaker wins Burleson defeated Centennial in district tennis play at home.
It took a few extra days but Joe O’Brien, a No. 2 singles player for the Elks, and Burleson’s tennis team picked up its first District 9-5A win with at 16-3 victory at Joshua last week.