High School Tennis: Meet the players on the 2021 All-South Texas Team
2021 ALL-SOUTH TEXAS TENNIS TEAM
Players of the Year
David Avalos, Gregory-Portland
Avalos defeated teammate Tristan Lindley in a playback to earn his spot in the Class 5A state tournament this season. He lost in the state quarterfinals.
Jenna Carr, sr., Calallen
Carr was not expecting to play this spring in tennis but returned to the court to win a Region IV-4A title and a spot in the state semifinals.
Jeffrey Zu, Veterans Memorial-Skyler Kim, Veterans Memorial
The Eagles duo won the District 29-5A title and advanced to the Region IV-5A tournament semifinals before finishing fourth in the region.
Sophie Deng, Veterans Memorial-Jenny Su, Veterans Memorial
Deng and Su had rarely played doubles before this spring but when teamed up the two were almost unstoppable. They earned a spot in the Class 5A state tournament where they finished in the semifinals with a bronze medal.
Hunter Lazenby-Kara Owens, Flour Bluff
The Hornets duo teamed up to win a District 29-5A title and went on to a fourth place finish at the Region IV-5A meet in April.
Damian Rosas, Tuloso-Midway
Ames Buchanan, London
Tristan Lindley, Gregory-Portland
Desmond Givens, Beeville
Kara Bucey, London
Aracely Salinas, West Oso
Madisyn Barganski, Flour Bluff
Addison Garza, Bishop
Mateo Cervantes-Daniel Hickman, Bishop
Dorian Linebrink-Nicholas Theiss, Tuloso-Midway
Cameron Simpson-Jaby Tarkington, Rockport-Fulton
Libby Peterson-Kylie Budd, London
Denise Navarro-Alondra Rocha, Tuloso-Midway
Jami Bleiker-Emma Jungman, Rockport-Fulton
Robyn Barrera-Audrey Garza, Falfurrias
Jacob Carr-Jena Chapa, Calallen
Hunter Bracht-Emily Sundberg, Rockport-Fulton
Mikayla Hesseltine-Seth Pena, Orange Grove
Andrea Alexander-Pierson Cazalas, London
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