Melissa defeated Krum, 10-7, in district team tennis action on Sept. 25 at Krum High School. Melissa girls singles winners included Sarah Keeton, Megan Carr, Mackenzie Wilke, Julianna Garlin and Skylar McCaskill while Jake Fowler and A.J. Gonzalez picked up boys singles wins. In mixed doubles, Sierra Thomas and Sam Whitten also prevailed over the Bobcats, and Jake Fowler and A.J. Gonzales were victorious in boys singles.


In doubles play, Garlin and McCaskill won their match and John Lewis and Dawson Mercer also triumphed for Melissa.


“We competed really well,” Melissa head coach Brad Crawford said. “Our girls really stepped up. Winning five girls singles matches was huge for us.” He added, “Krum is so even with us. It was a great win for us.”