GIRLS SCHOOL RIVALS KNOTTED UP:
Jesuit continues its dominance in tennis.
The four-time defending Division I champions appear poised to make a run at a fifth title.
The Blue Jays captured the Division I, Region III tennis title at the UNO Tennis Center Thursday.
Notching 22 points, Jesuit placed well ahead of second-place Brother Martin's 12 points.
Top-seed Hobie Hotard led the charge for Jesuit, beating teammate and second-seed John Lindsay for a third straight regional singles title by scores of 6-1, 6-2.
The second-seeded team of Ben Barrigan and Andrew Crespo won the doubles title for Jesuit, surprising teammates and top-seeds Trevor Lew and James Sampgnaro 7-6, 1-6, 6-3.
Mount Carmel and Dominican tied for the girls title with 16 points each.
Second-seed Gabrille Roe led the Cubs, taking the singles title 6-4, 6-4 over top-seeded Haley Tucker of Dominican.
The fourth-seeded doubles team of Madison Artigues and Kelsey Blosser of Dominican bested the third-seeded team of Ali Moore and Sophie Skipper of Mount Carmel 7-6 (7-5), 7-6, (7-5) in a very tight match for the doubles crown.
All advance to the state tournament in Monroe on April 30.
DIVISION I, REGION III TENNIS TOURNAMENT @ UNO TENNIS CENTER
BOYS TEAM RESULTS
1) JESUIT 22
2) BROTHER MARTIN 12
3) THIBODAUX 10
4) SOUTH LAFOURCHE 5
(tie) DESTREHAN 5
7) CENTRAL LAFOURCHE 4
(tie) HAHNVILLE 4
9) NEW IBERIA 2
10) RUMMEL 1
(tie) CENTRAL LAFOURCHE 1
GIRLS TEAM RESULTS
1) MOUNT CARMEL 16
(tie) DOMINiCAN 16
3) CHAPELLE 11
4) H.L. BOURGEOIS 5
5) SOUTH LAFOURCHE 3
6) HAHNVILLE 2
(tie) TERREBONNE 2
(tie) THIBODAUX 2
9) CENTRAL LAFOURCHE 1
(tie) NEW IBERIA 1