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Oilers qualify five for 3-1A state tennis

PHILLIPSBURG — Central Plains’ Emily Ryan will join a pair of Oiler doubles teams for the 3-1A state tennis tournament at Prairie Village. Ryan (28-0) defeated Beloit’s Sydney Evaristo 6-0, 6-1 in the championship match and won four matches to capture the Phillipsburg regional singles championship. 

Ryan has lost eight games in 28 matches. She improved her high school record to 122-10 in singles after placing as 3-1A state runner-up the past two years.

Ryan lost 6-4, 6-3 in last year’s state championship to Kansas City Christian’s Emily McNeill for the second consecutive year. She’s finished fifth (29-6), second (32-3) and second (33-1) at state the past three years. McNeill (16-1) qualified for the state tournament for the fourth consecutive year.

Oilers Brynna Hammeke-Kyla Metro (26-4) defeated Ellsworth’s Jaycee Cunningham-Jaide Talbott 6-3, 6-4 in the championship match to place first in the Phillipsburg regional. Oilers Zoe Potter-Jennah Jeffrey (25-7) placed third with a hard-fought 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over WaKeeney Trego’s Hannah Kinderknecht-Tillie Malinowsky, Trego, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.


TEAM SCORES—1—Central Plains 19; 2—Ellsworth 10; 3—Phillipsburg 7; 4—Beloit 6, Victoria 6, WaKeeney-Trego 6; 7—Colby 3; 8—Norton 1


1—Emily Ryan, CP def. Sydney Evaristo, Beloit, 6-0, 6-1

3—Brooklynn Kuhn, Victoria def. Jacie Roth, Phillipsburg, injury 

5—MacKenzie Dodson, Colby def. Caraoline Brungardt, Trego, 6-2, 6-4

THIRD ROUND—Ryan def. Kuhn, 6-2, 6-0; Evaristo def. Roth, injury; Dodson def. Stephanie Soukup, Ellsworth, 6-3, 6-3; Brungardt def. Kiara Sweat, Victoria, 6-3, 6-2

QUARTERFINALS—Ryan def. Soukup, 6-0, 6-0;  Kuhn def. Dodson, 6-4, 6-1; Evaristo def. Sweat, 6-2, 6-2; Roth def. Sweat, 6-0, 6-0

SECOND ROUND—Ryan def. Corinne Cole, P, 6-0, 6-0; Soukup def. Shyann Railsback, Norton, 6-1, 6-4; Dodson def. Audrie Harms, Hoisington, 6-1, 6-0; Kuhn def. Emeline Hutton, Colby, 6-0, 6-0; Evaristo def. Taylor Hahn, Osborne, 6-0, 6-1; Sweat def. Gracie Hickson, Trego, 6-4; 6-2; Brungardt def. Blair Wolters, Osborne, 6-3, 2-6 (10-7); Roth def. Ashlyn Armstrong, CP, 6-0, 6-0

FIRST ROUND—Cole def. Tessa Fry, Hoisington, 9-2; Harms def. Cassie Most, Ellsworth, 9-3; Hutton def. LaNae Knight, Beloit, 9-5; Hahn def. Kennedy Yeager, Norton, 9-7; Hickson def. Jordyn Guenot, Russell, 9-2; Wolters def. Kierstin Kent, Goodland, 9-1; Armstrong def. Janae Schulte, Russell, 9-3     


1—Brynna Hammeke-Kyla Metro, CP def. Jaycee Cunningham-Jaide Talbott, Ellsworth, 6-3, 6-4 

3—Zoe Potter-Jennah Jeffrey, CP def. Hannah Kinderknecht-Tillie Malinowsky, Trego, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

5—Maggie Windholz-Nicole Haase, Ellsworth def. Zoey Dinkel-Kaycee Russell, Phillipsburg, 6-2, 6-3

THIRD ROUND—Cunningham-Talbott def. Potter-Jeffrey, 6-3; 6-3; Hammeke-Metro def. Kinderknecht-Malinowsky, 6-0, 6-1; Windholz-Haase def. Megan Stapel-Kalli Moore, P, 6-3, 6-2; Dinkel-Russell def. Shelby Harting-Dylan Hawks, Norton, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

QUARTERFINALS—Cunningham-Talbott def. Harting-Hawks, 6-3, 7-5; Potter-Jeffrey def. Dinkel-Russell, 6-1, 6-3; Kinderknecht-Malinowsky def. Stapel-Moore, 6-2, 2-6 (13-11); Hammeke-Metro def. Windholz-Haase, 6-4, 6-1

SECOND ROUND—Cunningham-Talbott def. Samantha Colson-Isabelle Gonzalez, Hoisington, 6-0, 6-0; Harting-Hawks def.  Isabel Dixon-Jeana Unruh, Colby, 6-3, 6-2; Potter-Jeffrey def. Kiran Elam-MaKenna Kohler, Beloit, 6-0, 6-0; Dinkel-Russell def. Brooke Steinert-Kelsi Dalton, Hoisington, 6-4, 7-5; Stapel-Moore def. Dallas Nowlin-Scarlett Nowlin, Victpria, 6-2, 6-1; Kinderknecht-Malinowsky def. Macy Hammerschmidt-Kenzie Sweat, Victoria, 6-2, 6-2; Windholz-Haase def. Kaitlyn Faber-April Swartz, Colby, 6-0, 2-6 (15-13); Hammeke-Metro def. Sage Schwerman-Riley Hess, Beloit, 6-0, 6-0 

FIRST ROUND—Colson-Gonzalez def. Genna Ross-Hailey Kent, Goodland, 9-0; Elam-Kohler def. Shae Cleland-Desiree Littlechild, Trego, 9-2; Dinkel-Russell def. Alli Brummer-Rylie Cox, Osborne, 9-1; Nowlin-Nowlin def. Leanne Cristelli-Rachel Witman, Goodland, 9-2; Hammerschmidt-Sweat def. McKena Basgall-Dahn Hanlon, Norton, 9-1; Schwerman-Hess def. Mallory Henderson-Breanna LaMonte, Russell, 9-5 


Prairie Village, Friday/Saturday


CONWAY SPRINGS REGIONAL—Sense Cadman, Wichita Independent, 19-7; Loren May, Conway Springs, 19-10; Hannah Pearce, Kingman, 17-5;  Molly Bender, Conway Springs, 22-6; Marin McCausl,  Wichita Independent, 13-14; Karissa Wilson, Sterling, 15-10

HILLSBORO REGIONAL—Lilly McNeill, KC Christian, 16-1; Lily Perrin, Salina-Sacred Heart, 27-4; Emma Sand, KC Christian, 9-3; Lena Rauchholz, Smoky Valley, 14-13;  Autymn Schreiner, Wabaunsee, 25-5; Alivia Sherer, Rossville, 16-8

MEADE REGIONAL—Abbigail LeBeau, Scott City, 22-4; Kristina Head, Lyons, 17-3; Victoria Milburn,  Ashland, 21-3; Audrey Manry, Larned 21-10; Lauren Crotinger,  Tribune Greeley County, 15-5; Kaiden Brunkow, Kiowa County, 13-19

PHILLIPSBURG REGIONAL—Emily Ryan, Central Plains, 29-0; Sydney Evaristo, Beloit, 17-5; Brooklynn Kuhn, Victoria, 24-4; Jacie Roth, Phillipsburg 9-2; Mackenzie Dodson, Colby, 26-7; Caroline Brungardt, Trego, 20-16


CONWAY SPRINGS REGIONAL—Kara Koester-Karlee Osner, Conway Springs 27-2; Kinzie Comley-Aubrey Anderson, Sterling 23-4; Nicole Campbell-Lucy Boyles, Conway Springs, 23-7; Natalie Schweizer-Riley Richter, Sterling, 21-6; Shelby Green-Ali Jargo, Wichita Classical, 14-14; Kaylee Shandy-Kiley Jargo, Wichita Classical,10-13

HILLSBORO REGIONAL—Juliet Bartels-Kiera Knoflicek, KC Christian, 4-0; Rachel Yenni-Karik Elliott, Smoky Valley, 25-6; Elaina McMillan-Emily Jones, Smoky Valley, 15-6;  Gina Favero-Olivia Favero, Shawnee Maranatha, 10-7; Deborah Edelman-Nicole Stallbaumer, Sabetha, 20-7; Kendyl Bolinder-Raegan Feyh, Wabaunsee, 13-15

MEADE REGIONAL—Monica Gleason-Alison Unruh, Meade, 17-5; Cynthia Gonzalez-Lanae Haupt, Scott City, 19-6; Isabela Gutierrez Myers- Sadie Hermosillo, Scott City, 28-4; Kyra Nolan-Karlyn Woelk, Greeley County, 12-7; Monica Hammeke-Taryn Robl, Ellinwood, 16-11; Ella McNett-Ava Mull, Larned, 21-8

PHILLIPSBURG REGIONAL—Brynna Hammeke-Kyla Metro, Central Plains, 26-4; Jaycee Cunningham-Jaide Talbott, Ellsworth, 19-5; Zoe Potter-Jennah Jeffrey, Central Plains, 25-7; Hannah Kinderknecht-Tillie Malinowsky, Trego, 15-12; Maggie Windholz-Nicole Haase, Ellsworth, 15-6; Zoey Dinkel-Kaycee Russell, Phillipsburg HS 19-14