PADUCAH - Friday at Paducah Country Club, the boy's Region 1 Tennis Tournament first round was held with Marshall advancing a doubles team to the second round at Lone Oak on Monday.
DRAFFENVILLE - Thanawat Boonpichetwong, better known as Peter to MCHS students, is a sophomore exchange student from Thailand this year and has been a valuable player for the boys tennis team this season.
"Badminton is my sport", Peter said. "I played badminton at my school and we played other schools just like you do here in tennis and we have lots of tournaments during the school year."
DRAFFENVILLE - Playing their best tennis of the season this past week, the Marshall County boys team has won their last four matches of the regular season against Mayfield, Reidland, St. Mary and Community Christian Academy while the girls have won three of the last four with a loss to Mayfield.
DRAFFENVILLE - Over the past couple of weeks, Marshall's boys and girls tennis teams have had up and down matches with great wins and disappointing losses.
DRAFFENVILLE - Marshall County kicked off their tennis season last week with a home opener against Graves County on Monday in not so tennis-like temperatures. Graves County won the boy's matches 8-1 with the lone win coming from Peter Boonpichetwong in a 6-3 over Ben Mathis.
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