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Oilers' doubles team wins Lindsborg title

LINDSBORG — Central Plains Oilers Brynna Hammeke/Kyla Metro avenged an early-season setback with a dominating 6-2, 6-1 victory over Smoky Valley’s Karik Elliott/Lena Raucholz at Monday’s Smoky Valley Invitational. The Smoky Valley tandem downed the Oilers 8-4 during a match Sept. 1.

Hammeke/Metro (19-5) placed fifth in last year’s 3-2-1A state tournament. Hammeke/Metro defeated Hesston’s Michaela Martin/Cassandra Albin, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 and Ellsworth’s Nicole Haase/Maggie Windholz, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the championship match.

The Oilers’ No. 2 doubles Jennah Jeffrey/Lauren Oeser (12-8) placed sixth with a 6-2, 6-0 setback to Hesston’s Martin/Albin. 

Hesston’s Gracie Dawes downed Hutchinson Trinity’s Haley Hughes, 6-4, 6-2 for first place in singles. 

Central Plains’ Brooke Armstrong downed Hutchinson Trinity’s Gianna Schoenfield 9-5 for 11th place.


TEAM SCORES—1—Smoky Valley 46; 2—Hesston 42; 3—Ellsworth 36; 4—Central Plains 27; 5—Hillsboro 24; 6—Hutchinson Trinity Catholic 19


1—Gracie Dawes, Hesston def. Haley Hughes, HTC, 6-4, 6-2 

3—Logan Spencer, SV def. Karee Adam, SV, 6-1, 6-2   

5—Maggie Carlson, Hesston def. Kyla Isaac, Hillsboro, 6-3, 6-1 

7—Kailee Funk, Hillsboro def. Cassie Most, Ellsworth, default

9—Calli Sheridan, Ellsworth def. Rachel Sebesta, Ellsworth, 9-4

11—Brooke Armstrong, CP def. Gianna Schoenfeld, HTC, 9-5

Adam, SV def. Armstrong, 9-2; Sheridan, Ellsworth def. Armstrong, 9-1


1—Brynna Hammeke/Kyla Metro, CP def. Karik Elliott/Lena Rauchholz, SV, 6-2, 6-1   

3—Nicole Haase/Maggie Windholz, Ellsworth def. Jaycee Cunningham/Stephanie Soukup, Ellsworth, 6-4, 5-7 7-6 (9-7)  

5—Michaela Martin/Cassandra Albin, Hesston def. Jennah Jeffrey/Lauren Oeser, CP, 6-2, 6-0    

7—Callie Plenert/Callie Barnhardt, Hillsboro def. Riley Ahlstedt/Campbell Gaskill, SV, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4   

9—Emily Friesen/Amala John, Hesston def. Kate Maxfield/Cheyenne Funk, Hillsboro, 9-6

11—Isabelle Shank/Mary Ediger, HTC def. Ashlyn Neufeld/Harper Cain, HTC, 9-4  

Hammeke/Metro def. Martin/Albin, Hesston, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3; Hammeke/Metro def. Haase/Windholz, Ellsworth, 6-3, 6-2; Jeffrey/Oeser def. Maxfield/Funk, Hillsboro, 9-2; Elliott/Rauchholz, SV def. Jeffrey/Oeser, 2-3, 6-3, 6-2; Jeffrey/Oeser def. Riley Ahlstedt/Campbell Gaskill, SV, 3-6. 6-2, 7-5