St. Mary’s girls win regionals

The St. Mary’s Catholic girl’s tennis team won Regionals April 19-20 at the ULM tennis courts in Monroe.

Zeina Younes and Yara Younes won the doubles division over St. Fred’s team L. Foote and C. Bonnecaze 6-0,6-0. In the girl’s singles finals, Emma Broadway fell short to Maddie Ware from Claiborne Christian Academy 6-3, 6-4. In the boy’s singles, Andrew Kautz also reached the finals, but he was defeated by Eli Black 6-2, 6-1.

Altogether, St. Mary’s tennis team qualified nine players for the State Championships to be held in Monroe on April 29-30. Zeina Younes and Yara Younes, Maggie Gilmore and Sheridan Pesnell, and Maggie Wheat and Mary Grace Long will compete in girl’s doubles. Emma Broadway will compete in girl’s singles. Kolby Lipa and Stephen Wheat will compete in boy’s doubles. Andrew Kautz will compete in boy’s singles.