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Oilers' tennis wins two divisions
Central Plains

ELLSWORTH – Central Plains Oiler No. 1 singles Peyton Ryan and No. 2 doubles Nethan Cauthon/Alden Metro placed first at Thursday’s Ellsworth Tennis Tournament.

Two-time state runner-up Ryan downed Wichita Classical’s Noah Doom 8-0 for first place.

Cauthon/Alden Metro edged Scott City’s Kade Bonville/Dante Franco, 8-7 (7-4) in a tiebreaker.

Wichita Classical’s Isaac Yourdon/Charlie Graham defeated Oilers Paxton Dody/Peyton Dody, 8-1 for first place.

Wichita Classical’s Ian Brown defeated Camden Stiles, 8-5 for first place.

“This was a tough meet. I’m proud of the way we handled adversity,” said Oiler coach Michael Ryan. “When things get tough we just have to battle. Every match prepares us for regionals.”


NO. 1 SINGLES—1—Peyton Ryan, CP def. Noah Doom, Classical, 8-0; Ryan def. Jace Darnauer, Sterling, 8-0; Ryan def. Carson Hess, Abilene, 8-0

NO. 2 SINGLES—1—Ian Brown, Classical def. Camden Stiles, CP, 8-5; Stiles def. Landen Barten, Abilene, 8-0; Stiles def. Ayden Presson, Scott City, 8-3

NO. 1 DOUBLES—1—Isaac Yourdon/Charlie Graham, Classical def. Paxton Dody/Peyton Dody, CP, 8-1; Dody/Dody def. Randy Chambers/Leyton Mooney, Hoisington, 8-4; Dody/Dody def. Avry Noll/Sage Stoecklein, Scott City, 8-6

NO. 2 DOUBLES—1—Nethan Cauthon/Alden Metro, CP def. Kade Bonville/Dante Franco, Scott City, 8-7 (6-4); Cauthon/Metro def. Arlis Thurman/Jordan O’Neill, Hoisington, 8-0;  Cauthon/Metro def. Collin Branam/Blane Farley, Classical, 8-6