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Great Bend tennis loses at regional
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Members of the 2021 GBMS volleyball team are front row—Lainey Smith, Jadynce Schroeder, Shatarah Newton, Henley Nairn, Rhett Nairn; second row—Hayley Suchy, Allie Gerhardt, Braelyn Turner, Kaitlyn Dreiling, Camryn Post, Alyvia Batchman, Miya Nachtigal, Kamryn Koelsch, Kya Behr, Meredith Mazouch, MacKenzie Lindberg, Jaselyn Werth, Heidi Jording, Braylee Carper, Kynli Shull; third row—Maddison Gaddis, Sophia Cale, Remmi Burkes, Katelyn Roddey, Ava Kaiser, Lydia Schaub, Alex Mayers, Araceli Aguilera, Zoey Mayberry, Sophia Elsen. back row—Naima Zapita, Gabriella Tomlin, Chalya Prenderegast, Kourtnee Leech, Olivia Boone, Madelynne Siefkes, Kimmy Hofflinger, Katherine Mazouch, Denver Ringo, Tatum Anderson, Alyssa McCulley, Kyra Lewis.

MCPHERSON — Great Bend’s Matthew Phillips won a singles match as the Panthers lost four of five matches at Friday’s 5A McPherson tennis regional.

Phillips defeated Newton’s Matt Georgiou, 6-2 6-3 in the first round, one win away from qualifying for the 5A state tournament. Salina Central’s Austin Beatty beat Phillips 6-2, 6-0 and Maize High’s Calvin Morrell defeated Phillips, 6-0, 6-0 in a match to qualify for the state tournament. Phillips ends with a 10-9 singles record.

Salina Central’s Beatty eliminated Great Bend’s Hayden Honomichl 6-0, 6-0. Honomichl ends with a 16-13 record.

Maize’s Chase Schreiner-Tanner Ohnmeis defeated Josh Hoisington-Malachi Williams (4-10), 6-1, 6-0. Valley Center’s regional champion Hayden Brauer-Colby Swift, defeated Panthers Jordan Popp-Roger Arias (3-6), 6-0, 6-0.



1—Salina Central 22

2—Maize High 12

3—Valley Center 8

4—McPherson 7; Newton 7

6—Great Bend 1; Salina South 1



1—Jarrod Nowak, Mc def. Collin Phelps, SC, 6-0, 6-0

3—Austin Beatty, SC def. Jonah Schloneger, Newton, 6-0,6-0

5—Bode Carter, Maize def. Calvin Morrell, Maize, 6-0, 6-0

RECORDS—Nowak 33-1; Phelps 23-7; Beatty 29-9; Schloneger 16-16; Carter 20-14; Morrell 18-12

FIRST ROUND—Matthew Phillips, GB def. Matt Georgiou, Newton, 6-2 6-3; Austin Beatty, SC def. Hayden Honomichl, GB, 6-0, 6-0

QUARTERFINALS—Austin Beatty, SC def. Phillips, GB, 6-2, 6-0

CONSOLATION—Calvin Morrell, Maize def. Phillips, GB, 6-0, 6-0



1—Hayden Brauer-Colby Swift, VC def. Reed McHenry-Max Schaffer, SC, 6-0, 6-0

3—Braden Stack-McCabe Green, SC def. Chase Schreiner-Tanner Ohnmeis, Maize, 6-0, 6-0

5—Derek Kratzer-Pierson Rogers, Maize def. Tim Kirner-Max Musser, Newton, 6-0, 6-0

RECORDS—Brauer-Swift, VC, 29-1; McHenry-Schaffer, SC, 28-1; Stack-Green, SC, 18-5; Schreiner-Ohnmeis, Maize, 25-7; Kratzer-Rogers, Maize, 23-12; Kirner-Musser, Newton, 21-9

FIRST ROUND—Chase Schreiner-Tanner Ohnmeis, Maize def. Josh Hoisington-Malachi Williams, GB, 6-1, 6-0; Hayden Brauer-Colby Swift, VC def.Jordan Popp-Roger Arias,  GB, 6-0, 6-0