The Kaufman tennis team hosted the Fall Festival Tournament on Nov. 6 (junior varsity) and Nov. 9 (varsity).

The tournament has been a tradition in Kaufman for over a decade and was established by former Coach Brenda Paine.  

In the junior varsity division, 12 schools participated, including several surrounding schools: Forney, North Forney, Crandall and Terrell.

Kaufman came in second overall behind Allen. Wylie trailed Kaufman in third place followed by Rockwall.

Individual places in the junior varsity division included Phoenix Johnson and Layla Rayo coming first place in the mixed doubles division. Carlos Nunez and Nathaniel Salmeron won consolation in boys doubles.

In the varsity division, Kaufman finished in second place as well behind Allen. Two private schools, Liberty Christian and Nolan Catholic, trailed Kaufman for third and fourth place, respectively.

Individual places included the following:

Girls Singles

Mariah Gonzalez, 2nd Place

Boys Doubles

Joseph Good/Luiz Valles, 3rd Place

Girls Doubles

Yadira Rodriguez/Emily Rodriguez, 1st Place

Mixed Doubles

Braedon Goldring/Emily James, 2nd Place

The tournament officially ends the fall season for Kaufman tennis. The team will have the rest of the November and December off. Spring tennis will resume in January.  


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