The RacquetCats beat the undefeated Burleson Elks in the Area playoff tournament Friday, October 30 at Burleson. Aledo came out strong winning all of the girls doubles matches, mixed doubles and boys’ line 1 doubles. Going into singles they were ahead 5-2 only needing 5 more wins to clench the Area championship.
The girls’ doubles teams were Katie Siddons/Olivia Key (6-2)(6-1), Maddie Farmer/Georgia Posey (6-0)(6-0), Allie Farmer Cambell Charrier (6-0)(6-0). The Boys’ singles team of Jax Joiner/Hogan Posey won in a super tiebreaker (5-7)(7-5)10-5. Mixed doubles Ian Leslie/Lyla Edwards (6-1)(6-3).
All of the girl’s singles won there matches before any of the boys finished playing. Playoff rules stop play once a team reaches the 10 wins needed to claim victory but Aledo had finished two girls at the same time so the winning score was 11-3. Girl’s singles were Katie Siddons (6-0)(6-1). Olivia Key (6-3)(6-0), Maddie Farmer (6-0)(6-0), Cambell Charrier (6-0)(6-0), Georgia Posey (6-0)(6-1), Allie Farmer (6-0)(6-0).
Aledo will face Wichita Falls Rider, Tuesday November 3, in Grapevine at 11:00 in the Regionals quarterfinals tournament.