Boys tennis takes fourth in conference tourney
By Kyle Salomon,
Mustang’s boys tennis team fought its way to a fourth-place finish at the Metro Conference tournament last Saturday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.
“I am really pleased with where we are as a team right now,” Mustang head coach Will Allen said. “It is always a challenge when you are playing on back-to-back days, but it really gives the kids a feel of what the postseason is going to be like. We are down a starter right now, so we are having several players really step up for us and contribute.”
Colby Le competed in the No.1 singles position and took fifth place overall. Tony Nguyen at the No.2 singles slot placed fourth. Jason Tsai and Damon Truong competed in the No.1 doubles position for the Broncos and grabbed third place, while Tommy Ngo and Adam Nguyen at No.2 doubles placed third.
Le took on Choctaw in the first round of the tournament, falling 4-6, 1-6. He then defeated Putnam City North 6-0, 6-0 in round two, and beat Putnam City West in his final bout 6-1, 6-2.
Tony Nguyen beat Choctaw in first-round action 7-6, 6-2. He fell to Edmond North in round two 0-6, 1-6, and dropped his final match to Yukon 0-6, 2-6.
Tsai and Truong beat Putnam City North 6-0, 6-0 in round one. The duo fell to Edmond Santa Fe 1-6, 4-6 in round two and beat Yukon in round three 6-4, 6-2.
Ngo and Adam Nguyen took out Putnam City North 6-0, 6-0 in round one. The pair fell to Edmond Santa Fe 6-4, 2-6, 7-10 in the second match and beat Yukon 6-3, 6-2 in round three.
The Bronco boys won the Del City tournament last Friday at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.
Truong took first in the No.1 singles position for Mustang, beating Christian Heritage 6-2, 6-0. He then beat Del City 6-2, 6-1 and took down Choctaw 6-1, 6-2 in the finals.
Tony Nguyen placed second overall in the No.2 singles slot for MHS. Nguyen took out Del City 6-0, 6-0 in the first round, beat Western Heights 7-5, 6-4 in round two and fell to Del City 3-6, 6-7 in the finals.
Ngo and Adam Nguyen placed first in the No.1 doubles position for Mustang. The duo took out Putnam City 6-0, 6-0 in round one, beat Choctaw 6-3, 6-3 in the second match and defeated Midwest City 6-1, 6-2 in the finals.
Tsai and Le won their bracket in the No.2 doubles slot for the Broncos. The pair beat Putnam City 6-0, 6-1 in round one, Del City 6-2, 6-1 in round two and took out Choctaw 6-3, 6-1 in the finals.