Tennis proceeds to playoffs after receiving District Runner-Up title

Kaya Miller and Neena Sidhu

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Who: Prosper Eagles varsity tennis team – led by head coach Mandy Weaver and assistant coach Hollie Cunningham

What: Varsity tennis district tournament quarterfinal round

When: Monday, Oct. 4

Where: Prosper High School Tennis Courts

Click here for the team’s schedule.

After winning in the district quarterfinals and the semi-finals, the Eagles varsity tennis team will be heading to the playoffs, despite a loss against Allen in the district finals. The Eagles faced Little Elm in the district quarterfinals and beat them 10-0 Monday, Oct. 4 at home. They faced McKinney Boyd in the district semifinals and beat them 10-2 on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at home. They also faced Allen in the district finals and lost 1-10 on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Allen High School. The Eagles ended as the District 5-6A District Runner-Up.

For the playoffs, the team will compete in a Bi-District match away, Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m., and then depending on the results, they will proceed to the Area match that will be played away, Thursday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m. After these two rounds, the team says they hope to continue to the state championship.