Bronco Netters Claim 3rd Place in District 5-5A

Azle WinThe Denton High School Tennis Team wrapped up the District 5-5A Team Tennis season on Tuesday with a 15-4 win over Azle.  As a result of the win the Broncos finished 3rd in the district behind perennial tennis powers Wichita Falls Rider and Wichita Falls High. They will play the either Boswell or Birdville in the area round of the U.I.L. Team Tennis Playoffs. Birdville and Boswell will play on Friday to determine the 2nd place in District 6-5A.

In the match with Azle the Broncos dominated both singles and doubles. The Bronco Girls winning all seven of their singles matches and two of the three doubles matches. The Bronco boys won 6 of 7 singles matches and 2 out of the three doubles matches. The Broncos were once again led by Boys #1 Singles Player Will Crouch who defeated Azle’s #1 Player Peyton Smith 6-2, 6-1. Crouch also combined with doubles partner Erwin Parivish for an 8-1 win in doubles. #1 Girls Singles Player Estefani Escamilla won her match 6-1, 6-0 and combined with Beatriz Galvez for an 8-5 win in doubles.

This is the first time in many years for the Bronco Tennis Team to advance to the U.I.L. Team Tennis Tournament. The match on Tuesday against Boswell/Birdville winner will be Tuesday October 21st will be at 4:00pm at either Boswell or Birdville High School.