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Warren Tennis Does Well at District Tournament

Warren Varsity Tennis—Shown, from left, are John Applewhite, Cameron Kojak, Jami Miller, and Seth Brown at district tennis tournament. (Coach Ronate Sloan Photo)Warren Varsity Tennis—Shown, from left, are John Applewhite, Cameron Kojak, Jami Miller, and Seth Brown at district tennis tournament. (Coach Ronate Sloan Photo)

by Doug Glosson

Tennis – The Warren tennis teams started out the season slow, but in the end, many of the athletes showed much improvement as well as some having personal bests.

The varsity consists of John Applewhite, Kyler Bradford, Seth Brown, Cameron Kojak, Colton Ford, Chandler Langham, Jami Miller, Kyndell Gore, Kynsi Gillis, Samantha Marlar, and manager Linzy Tingle.

In the Woodville tournament on March 17, in boys singles Applewhite placed first and Bradford third. Brown and Kojak won consolation in boy's doubles, while Miller won consolation in girl's singles.

The district meet was held on March 27 in East Chambers. Applewhite finished with third place in boy's singles, Miller fourth in girl's singles, and Brown and Kojak placed fourth in boy's doubles.

Baseball – Warren was on the road for both games last week. Their first stop was at Bob Hope, where they took care of business quickly in five innings, winning 13-0. The Warriors then traveled to Hardin to take on the Hornets. With strong pitching performances by Hunter Welch and Jacob Riley, timely hitting by Easton Perfect and Bryce Harrington, and top plays in the outfield by Ty Choate, Warren took the game 8-3; tying Buna for second place in district at 4-2.

Coming up, JV will be in Kirbyville for the JV tournament April 6-8. Varsity will start the second half of the season at home against Kirbyville on Friday April 7, and then will travel to Buna on Tuesday, April 11. Games start at 6 p.m.

Softball – The Lady Warriors had a mixed week as they won one and lost one.
At Bob Hope on Tuesday, Hailey Craigen threw a perfect game with no runs and no walks, while striking out six in three innings of work in an 18-0 win. Craigen also helped herself at the plate with three RBI's. Emily Cloud and Hallie Nevins pitched in as well with two hits and two RBI's each.

Warren then traveled to Hardin, where the Lady Warriors got down early and could not recover, losing this one 11-1 in six innings; leaving them with a district record of three wins against four losses.

Next up, the Lady Warriors will be at home against Kirbyville on Friday, April 7, and then will travel to Buna on Tuesday, April 11. Games start at 6 p.m.