May 5, 2014 |

Blue Pony tennis teams battle rain, tough teams in Great Falls

For one day, the rain stayed away. But the Havre High tennis teams needed two.

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The Blue Ponies got in both of their duals during Friday’s action at the Great Falls Invitational, but rain washed away the second day of the event.

Friday, the Havre boys tied Butte High 4-4 and were blanked by Billings Senior 8-0. Meanwhile, the HHS girls lost to Butte 6-2 and were downed by Senior 5-3. Havre was set to face Billings Skyview and Cut Bank on Saturday, but the weather forced the entire second day of the tournament to be cancelled.

“We just have never had a lot of good luck with this tournament,” HHS head coach George Ferguson said. “In fact, prior to last year, it was completely cancelled for four straight years. The weather was beautiful for most of Friday, and we got some good tennis in. But it’s late in our season. Divisionals is only a week away now, so it’s very unfortunate that we couldn’t play on Saturday.”

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