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RHS brings home mixed tennis results from Florence, Deshler

By Macy Reeves

For the FCT


The Russellville High School boys’ tennis team played Florence High School March 21. However, the boys came up a little short against Florence, which proved to be too much for the Golden Tigers, beating Russellville 1-8.

The boys team also played Sheffield March 22 with more favorable results for the Golden Tigers, who brought home a 9-0 win.

The RHS girls’ tennis team played Deshler March 22. In singles matches, Grace Mitchell won 10-6 and Maleia Gist won 11-9. Lariza Garcia DelGado lost 9-11; Addie Scruggs lost 1-10; Rebecca Parrish lost 7-10 and Emma Claire Bragwell lost 6-10.

In girls doubles, Mitchell and Gist won 10-0 against Deshler. DelGado and Scruggs and Parrish and Bragwell lost their matches. The RHS girls lost to Deshler 3-9.

Both RHS boys and girls’ next tennis matches are scheduled for April 11 at Russellville Tennis Courts against Central High School.