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Great Bend No. 1 doubles places first
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Great Bend Panther No. 1 singles Remi Ingram - photo by Jim Misunas, Great Bend Tribune

Great Bend’s No. 1 doubles Alexis Folkerts-Abbie Moyers swept to four victories to capture first place in Tuesday’s Great Bend Tennis Invitational at Shannon Schartz courts. Their closest match was 8-3 over Larned’s Corrie Upson-Ruthie Webster.

Hays High won the tightly-contested team race with 24 points followed by Great Bend (22), Dodge City (21) and Meade (20). The matches were played in 90 degrees with southerly winds gusting past 25 mph.

Meade’s No. 2 singles Monica Gleason downed Great Bend’s Anna Popp, 8-4 for first place. Hays High’s No. 1 singles Lnysie Hansen beat Meade’s Ali Unruh 8-5 for first place.  

Dodge City’s Jewel Escobar-Mariana Ortiz defeated Great Bend’s Madison Huslig-Mya Ward 8-5 for first place. Huslig-Ward (2-2) won a tiebreaker for runner-up with Larned’a Ava Mull-Ella McNett, who beat the Panthers 8-7 (7-5) in a tiebreaker.


TEAM TOTALS– 1–Hays High 24; 2–Great Bend 22; 3—Dodge City 21; 4–Meade 20; 5–Larned 13

NO. 1 SINGLES–1–Lynsie Hansen, Hays, 4-0; 2–Ali Unruh, Meade, 3-1; 4-0; 3—Jordyn Trombley, DC, 2-2; 4–Audrey Manry, Larned, 1-3; 5–Remi Ingram, GB, 0-4; Hansen def. Ingram, 8-4; Unruh def. Ingram, 8-7 (7-4); Trombley def. Ingram, 8-4; Manry def. Ingram, 8-5; Hansen def. Manry, 8-2; Unruh def. Manry, 8-7 (8-6); Trombley def. Manry, 8-3.   

NO. 2 SINGLES–1–Monica Gleason, Meade, 4-0; 2—Anna Popp, GB, 3-1; 3–Faith Healy, DC, 2-2; 4–Macey Speier, Hays, 1-3; 5–Kathryn Holt, Larned, 0-4; Gleason def. Popp, 8-4; Popp def. Healy, 8-3; Popp def. Speier, 8-0; Popp def. Holt, 8-2; Gleason def. Holt, 8-1; Gleason def. Holt, 8-1; Healy def. Holt, 8-3; Speier def. Holt, 8-5.

NO. 1 DOUBLES–1–Alexis Folkerts-Abbie Moyers, GB, 4-0; 2–Taylor Deines-Mylah Potter, Hays, 2-2; 3–Corrie Upson-Ruthie Webster, Larned, 2-2; 4–Sydney Seeders-Ashlynne Winans, DC, 1-3; 5–Kaya Hartnett-Abby Klassen, Meade, 1-3; GB def. Hays, 8-1; GB def. Larned, 8-3; GB def. DC, 8-1; GB def. Meade, 8-2; Hays def. Larned, 8-5; Larned def. DC, 8-2; Larned def. Meade, 8-4.

NO. 2 DOUBLES–1–Jewel Escobar-Mariana Ortiz, DC, 4-0; 2–Madison Huslig-Mya Ward, GB, 2-2 (62.2); 3–Ava Mull-Ella McNett, Larned, 2-2 (51.1); 4–Kayler Wellbrock-Sage Zweifel, Hays, 2-2 (40.5); 5–Lili Ritter-Karsen Jones, Meade, 0-4; DC def. GB, 8-5; Larned def. GB, 8-7 (7-5); GB def. Hays, 8-1; GB def. Meade, 8-0; DC def. Larned, 8-2; Hays def. Larned, 8-6; Larned def. Meade, 8-0.