Boys Varsity Tennis, Girls Varsity Tennis · MSHS tennis teams finish in top 10 in state


MOBILE – Muscle Shoals picked up a pair of top ten finishes at the 2019 Alabama High School Athletic Association’s tennis championships this week with several strong performances.

The Trojans’ boys finished 6th overall in the Class 6A team standings after a semifinal finish at No. 3 singles and a semifinal finish at No. 3 doubles.

Jackson Hall, a defending state champion, reached the semifinals at No. 3 before his run came to an end.

At No. 3 doubles, Luke Hester and Brock Carroll also reached the semifinals before being eliminated, while Hall and Hudson Thompson lost in the quarterfinals at No. 1 doubles.

The Lady Trojans finished 8th overall in the Class 6A team standings.

Ava Watkins and CaraGrace Carroll, playing the No, 3 doubles slot, reached the semifinals in the state tournament before a loss ended their run.

Muscle Shoals’ No. 4 singles player, Ragan Burleson, lost in the quarterfinals.