Hornets pick up second straight District 7 title

Rely on doubles play to rally past Kirksville

Louis Schnoebelen was still giddy, turning somewhat philosophical in comparing the glow to the gloom.

Fulton’s head coach was still perched on the crest of an adrenaline high Thursday morning, after his top-seeded Hornets tennis team rallied for a 5-4 triumph over No. 2 Kirksville to secure the Class 1, District 7 title late Wednesday night at the high school athletic complex.

The district championship was the second in a row for Fulton (16-3).

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