By Austin R. Eck
Over three days, the Fredericksburg High School tennis team played five matches.
The Battlin’ Billies started the whirlwind with a match against O’Connor High School on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at FHS. The Billies defeated O’Connor 10-4 (11-8).
The following day, Fredericksburg started competition in the FHS/Kerrville Tivy Team Tournament.
The tournament features teams from across the Hill Country playing doubleheader tennis matches each day of the two-day tournament.
On the first day, the Billies defeated San Marcos High School 10-0 (16-1), but they lost the second match to Abilene Cooper High School 10-5 (13-6).
FHS started the second day off on the right foot with a 10-6 (10-9) win over Floresville High School.
Fredericksburg faltered in the second match of the day and lost to Abilene High School 10-6.
Most of the players for FHS played 10 matches over the three-day span.