1939 Roscoe McGuyer Tennis Champ

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Roscoe McGuyer
Tennis Champ - Craigo Crowned Single* Champ; Dawson, McGuyer...
Craigo Crowned Single* Champ; Dawson, McGuyer Triumph In Boys Double* Special To The News COMMERCE.—For the first time in history, Paris HifK School won two tennis championships in the District 13 Texsev Interscholastic League meet here Saturday. Gus Craigo w|iv crowned the singles champion, while Jack Dawson and Rose** McGuyer smashed their way to the boys doubles title. Depending on forehand and backhand drives from far back in the court, Craigo, who won the singles championship of Paris last summer, simply ran his oppo- ragged Saturday. Dtwton 'and McGuyer used short smashes to good advantage. In the finals Criif» MtUirok- ed Georre WhIUey of Honey Grove, 6-0. 6-1, 6-1. Pete Merrett Merrett of PattonvlUe Lajauu- County County ainf lee chaJBp. fell before the Wildtit ace in the (eml-finjOt, 6-4, 6-0. Cralro triumphed over the Hunt County champion, 6-3, 6-2, in the firit round. Coach Thomas Echols' doubles tesm smashed their way to a 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Lewis Yarborough and Merton Burckhalter Burckhalter o£ Greenville in the finals. To enter the finals Dawson and McGuyer dsfealed the Klondike team and Fannin County champions. champions. Rebels Drub Cats, 15-6 FORT WORTH, (ft— Th« Rebels took a wild and rain«o«lnd game from the Fort Worth C«t» here Saturday night 15-6, The game required 2 hour* and 40 minutes not counting 20 mm~ utes out for a rainy spell. Fort Worth used 13 playeri including including six pitchers. These were 19 pajsse* to lirrt and seven errors, four by th* Cats. Th» kou Parker.fw Mullon.rk Eulck.lf I>«Llmt I Fort Worth ab r h I *b r < 3 nlBIaclf.cr 4 1 3 2 StM'Dowll.Sb I 0 : J 01 Suyda.ln.lt S 1

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 16 Apr 1939, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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