When was the last time we had a good rain? Well, put on the waders…tennis season is back and that usually guarantees some precipitation. We hosted 7 tournaments last year and had rain delays on each. With the country side being is such dire need of a little moisture, the team anticipates breaking out the squeegies as they kick off the first of six high school and Jr. high tournaments with this weekend’s Mason the Puncher Shootout.
This will be an eight team tournament in which all players will be guaranteed four matches. Play will begin at 8:00am Friday morning with teams from Brownwood, Burnet, Fredericksburg, Granbury, Lampasas, Kerrville Tivy, and. Midland.
There should be some great matches and Mason starts off its preparation for team tennis. We will play some great teams this week and next as next weekend we host the 25th Annual Hill Country Classic followed the next week by the Fredericksburg Team Tournament. Over the next three weeks, we will see some of the best tennis that we’ll see the entire year.
At this time the tennis team has over 55 players signed up to play, so we are playing a varsity, JV, and freshmen schedule. With basketball still in full swing, we will not be playing a freshman tournament this week, but the JV players will be traveling to Austin this Thursday to play in the Austin Westwood tournament. They too will get some great tennis.
Hopefully, you can come out to the courts and see some great tennis and support our kids as they start their drive toward an unprecedented 7th straight State Team Championship. Well, truthfully, lets hope we all come to the tennis courts and watch a 2-3 inch rain. Either way, God will have blessed us.