Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

North Suncoast high school tennis players compete for district titles

High school tennis players took to the courts Wednesday for the district tennis championships. The Class 3A, District 6 competition at River Ridge High School in New Port Richey included eight teams and featured girls and boys, in singles and doubles matches, from River Ridge, Central, Land O'Lakes, Leesburg, Mitchell, Springstead, Sunlake and Zephyrhills high schools. In the Class 2A, District 6 championship round, all but the girls No. 1 doubles final took place. Three-peat champs Pasco led district runnerup Hernando with the No. 1 doubles match featuring players from both of those teams scheduled for today at 8 a.m. Pasco and Hernando each won two singles matches. In the Class 4A, District 5 tournament, Wiregrass Ranch's boys swept the competition to claim their fourth straight district title. Wiregrass Ranch will host Plant in Tuesday's regional. For complete coverage and notebook, see Sports, 7C.

North Suncoast high school tennis players compete for district titles 04/03/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 8:40pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Late Holy Names swimmer Cailin Cannella was a fighter until the end

    Swimming Preps

    At swim meets, Cailin Cannella would race side-by-side with her breastroke competitors, their heads bobbing in near unison.

    Cailin Cannella, then 13, puts on her swim cap at the Academy of the Holy Names pool in Tampa on Oct. 12, 2016.

 (Charlie Kaijo, Times)
  2. Gators roundtable: Was that really a Hail Mary?

    College

    Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks' last-second heave beat Tennessee Saturday in Gainesville, but was it a Hail Mary, typically a pass made in desperation with little chance of success? The Times' college football coveage team weighs in:

    NO, BUT IT WAS A MIRACLE

    Feleipe Franks #13 of the Florida Gators celebrates with his teammates after he threw a 63-yard pass at the end of the game to defeat the Tennessee Volunteers 26-20 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
  3. Mikhail Sergachev to debut for Lightning tonight

    Blogs

    For touted prospect Mikhail Sergachev, his audition to make the Lightning takes another big step tonight in his exhibition debut in Carolina.

  4. Commitment to change already evident for Wesley Chapel

    Footballpreps

    WESLEY CHAPEL — One stands 6 feet 9, holds numerous college offers and has already verbally committed to play at Florida State. The other goes about a foot shorter and could stand to put on a few pounds.

    Wesley Chapel's Chaz Neal (60) pumps his team up before a football game against Land O' Lakes in Wesley Chapel, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.
  5. Rick and Tom podcast: Annoyance with the Cubs fans at Tropicana Field

    The Heater

    Tom Jones talks about how he shares Chris Archer's annoyance with all of the Cubs fans at Tropicana Field for Joe Maddon's return in the latest edition of our Rick and Tom podcast.

    "W" flags fly in the stands after the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Rays Tuesday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]