Showing the depth of talent on Frisco ISD tennis teams, Independence and Liberty battled in a tight match Tuesday at Liberty.
Independence, which is ranked No. 11 in the state in the latest 5A Wilson/TTCA Rankings, won the matchup 10-9. Liberty, which is No. 22 in the rankings, nearly knocked off its neighboring school.
Five Frisco ISD teams are in the 5A state top 25. In addition to Independence and Liberty, Wakeland is No. 18, Reedy is No. 21 and Frisco is No. 23.
A few weeks of district play remain before bi-district competition begins in October. The state tournament will be Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Texas A&M.