BRAWLEY â€“ The lady Wildcats shut out Central Spartans on home turf, Wednesday, in varsity tennis with a 18-0 score. This win secured them 2nd place in League with powerhouse Calexico claiming league champions. Brawley only lost to Calexico, but they lost both times they played the border team.
Leading in singles were #1 Captain Gracie Favela, Karlee McMillan, and Jackie Marquez. Helping Favela with the shut-out were Claudia Aguilar, Karely Lopez, Paola Lopez, Janira Figueroa, Ezrah Littrell, and Leslie Gonzalez.
The #1 seeded doubles for Brawley were Co-captain, Jasmine Delgadillo, and Angela Espinosa. Other doubles players were Gabby Osuna/Jennica Vega and Elaisa Tango-An/Sasha Barra.
Stacey Bendanillo, one of the top doubles players for the Wildcat Varsity team is out with an injury.
Coach Mikey Palacio said, â€œWe had a good mix of returning varsity and new players. The varsity players we lost from last year set us back a bit, but the team rallied and we finished strong. We are hoping to get a spot in the playoffs but you never know.â€