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HHS netters excited for Havre Invite

Havre Invitational tennis tournament slated for Monday


April 18, 2014

Daniel Horton

Havre High senior Breck Don swipes a forehand during the 2013 Havre Invitational tennis tournament last April. The Blue Pony tennis teams will finally have the chance to play at home when they host the 2014 Havre Invite, which runs all day Monday.

The Havre High tennis teams are in Cut Bank today and Saturday for some big duals against Class A rivals from the west. But the busy weekend will spill over into next week for the Blue Pony netters.

Monday, the Ponies will host the rescheduled Havre Invitational tennis tournament. The tourney was slated for April 12 but was moved to Monday because of inclement weather. The move wasn't ideal as the Ponies would normally have many more matches under their belt heading into to today's meet in Cut Bank, but head coach George Ferguson says it was important to move the Havre Invite rather than try to play it and run the risk of it getting canceled.

"We don't get the opportunity to play on hour home courts but once a year usually," Ferguson, who's in his 11th season at the helm in Havre said. "So being able to reschedule the Havre Invitational was a big deal for us. We're proud of our home tournament, and we wanted to do everything we could to give our kids the opportunity to play on our...

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