Girls of bronze: Doubles team claims third in 2A state tournament

by | May 24, 2018 | Sports

Blue Ridge’s Shelby Gerner and Ellery Martin brought home a bronze medal in girls doubles during the Class 2A state tennis tournament. Also pictured was Blue Ridge head coach Greg Morrison at College Station. (Courtesy of Blue Ridge ISD)

COLLEGE STATION – Blue Ridge is home to a state champ for the second time in as many weeks.

The girls doubles team of Shelby Gerner and Ellery Martin earned bronze medals in the May 17-18 Class 2A state tennis tournament.

The Lady Tigers opened in the quarterfinals with 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 wins over Blair Brunson and Taylor Westerfield of Crawford at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center and the Omar Smith Intramural Tennis Center.

They fell 6-1, 6-1 to Fort Hancock’s Miranda Galindo and Jenna Aguilar during the semifinals. The latter group made it to the second round after besting Thrall’s Madalyn Woelfel and Weslynn Boatright 6-4, 6-2.

By David Jenkins • Sports Editor • [email protected]

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