Trio of Center High tennis players advance to state tourney

Gonzalez, Watlington and Rojas take top spots at Region III Class 4A tournament

Three Center High Roughrider tennis players advanced to the state tennis finals this week.

Juan Gonzalez, Keaton Watlington and Mauricio Rojas will be representing Center at the state tourney. Gonzalez placed second in boys singles at the Region III Class 4A regional tourney in Bryan on April 17 and 18, to advance while Rojas and Watlington took second place in boys doubles.

Regional medalists for the Riders squad included Keelan Williams, Caroline Scull and Alec Dykes.Williams took third place honors at the regional tournament while Scull and Dykes placed third in mixed doubles.

Coaching the team are Beth Nichols and Leon Dykes.

The Texas State UIL Tennis Tournament is scheduled May 16 and 17 on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.

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