Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Coach Sees St. Mike's State Title.(Sports)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

Realignment May Help Tennis Team

Although he insists it's too early to be absolutely sure, St. Michael's boys tennis coach Randy Fortran predicts a bright future for his young team.

Despite a tough nondistrict loss on Friday afternoon to Farmington, Fortran thinks his team has all the ingredients necessary for a possible championship run.

"Even though we lost (Friday), I'd say this team is very much a state-title contender," Fortran said while watching the final set of senior John Garcia's straight-sets win over Farmington's Allen McCord.

With one player injured and two more suspended, the Horsemen hung tough before dropping a 3-2 decision to Farmington at the Santa Fe High tennis courts. St. Michael's won two of the three singles matches but lost both matches in doubles action.

Singles victories included Garcia's win over McCord and the Horsemen's No. …

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