Trinity’s doubles teams reach TAPPS 4A semis

Trinity’s three doubles teams have reached the semifinal round of the TAPPS 4A State Tournament at the Waco Regional Tennis Center.

The boys ‘doubles team of Raj Sukumar and Lucas Kim and two girls’ doubles teams Adalynn Bowcutt and Joanna Thomas and teammate Britton Butts and Sydney Sanz will play a state title at the end of the day.

Tyler All Saints, 7-6, 6-3, defeated Pasadena First Baptist from the team, 6-0, 6-1, in the first-round match against Sukumar and Kim Breezed. They will face a team from Sugar Land Logos Prep Academy at 8:30 am Tuesday.

Bowcutt and Thomas knocked off a team from Bay Area Christian in straight sets, before defending a team from San Marcos Academy 7-5, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. They will next face a team from Tyler All Saints at 8:30 am

Sanz and Butts survived a three-set first round match against Schertz John Paul II, 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 before surviving another three-set thriller against a quarterback Tyler All Saints, 3-6. 6-2, 10-7. They will face a squad from Sugar Land Logos Prepatory Academy at 8:30 am

The Trinity girls are also in contention as the team state title with 14.5 points going into the final day.

TAPPS State Tennis Tournament

At Waco Regional Tennis Center

Monday’s local results

Class 6A

Boys Singles

First round: Arjun Chaha, St. Thomas High School, def. D. Smith, Midland Christian, 6-0, 6-0

Boys Doubles

First round: S. Borrego-R. Hinojos, El Paso Cathedral, def. C. Burgeson-M. Emmanuel, Midland Christian, 6-2, 6-1

Girls Doubles

First Round: A. Roundtree-J.Fisher, Midland Christian, def. N. DeGerolami-L. Lannom, San Antonio Antonian, 6-1, 6-3. Quarterfinals: N. Lawrence-M. Caracio, Dallas Ursuline Academy, def. Roundtree-Fisher, 6-2, 6-0

Class 4A

Boys Singles

First round: Timothy Nguyen, Hoston St. Thomas, def. Ray Qi, Trinity, 6-0, 6-0

Boys Doubles

First Round: Raj Sukumar-Lucas Kim, Trinity, def. A. Nguyen-U. Kim, Pasadena First Baptist, 6-0, 6-1. Quarterfinals: Sukumar-Kim def. R. Davis-J. Chisolm, Tyler All Saints, 7-6, 6-3.

Girls Singles

First Round: Eller Baker, Trinity, def. Abigail Everett, Pasadena First Baptist, 6-1, 6-0; Anna Myers, Dallas The Covenant, def. Georgia Molina, Trinity, 6-1, 6-2. Quarterfinals: Lauren Kiblinger, Tyler All Saints, def. Baker, 6-1, 6-0

Girls Doubles

First Round: Adalynn Bowcutt-Joanna Thomas, Trinity, def. C. Murphy-C. Chhlang, League City Bay Area Christian, 6-0, 6-0; Britton Butts-Sydney Sanz, Trinity, def. S. Hays-P. Darlington, Schertz John Paul II, 3-6, 6-4, 10-7. Quarterfinals: Bowcutt-Thomas def. E. Feigl-K. Livingston, San Marcos Academy, 7-5, 6-3; Sanz-Butts def. L. Davis-A. Block, Tyler All Saints, 3-6, 6-2, 10-7

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