Bears tennis players may need to trade their rackets for brooms.
Both La Cueva High School boys and girls varsity tennis teams swept Carlsbad High 9-0 over the weekend, according to the results posted on maxpreps.com. Both teams played six singles and three doubles matches against Carlsbad on Saturday.
For the girls, it was a complete 6-0 sweep across the board in the first set. Carlsbad’s best chance was in the second set of the doubles match, where seniors Catherine Campbell and Kate Chester managed to score two points against La Cueva sophomores Cameron King and Stephanie Romero. King and Romero, however, managed a 6-2 win.
On the boys side, Carlsbad’s closest match was in the first set of a singles match between La Cueva sophomore Linus Wang and Carlsbad junior Eli Glissen, with Wang walking away with a 6-4 win in the first set and 6-1 win in the second set.
The girls played at North Domingo Baca Tennis Courts while the boys played at La Cueva High School Saturday morning.
Of the 71 matches played this season, the varsity girls team won 69, or 97%, of their matches. The varsity boys won 61 of the 69 matches they played this season.
More competition is set for the Bears this weekend. The varsity team takes on Farmington Saturday, April 9, at La Cueva High School. The girls varsity team plays Piedra Vista High and Farmington High on Saturday. For more times and dates of La Cueva matches, visit the Neighborhood Journal Events page.