Weatherford Sports

Roo tennis players bring home some hardware from Birdville meet

Weatherford High School sophomore Gaby Deleon won first place in the Girls A singles division at the recent Birdville Valentine's Day Tournament.

The Boys A Double team of junior Dakota Thompson and freshman Preston Spivey also won second place in the competition.

Deleon's first-place finish was set up after defeating Birdville's regional qualifier, 6-2, 6-0, in the finals. Thompson and Spivey fell to L.D. Bell in the finals, but won a 7-5, 7-5 thriller in the semifinal match against The Colony.

WHS Head Tennis Coach Keeley McLarty said the team is gearing up for its district tournament in April.