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Panther tennis competes at Dodge City
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DODGE CITY — Great Bend's No. 2 doubles Tania Molina/Sahara Rhiza won three of four matches to place fifth at Tuesday's Dodge City Tennis Tournament. Molina/Rhiza defeated teams from Hays and Liberal and downed Dodge City's Annicka Hernandez/Cait Pfaff, 6-4 for fifth place.

No. 1 singles Laura Daniel (1-3) placed sixth and Kaylin Wahlmeier (2-2) finished 10th. Liberal's Jacianna Rivera defeated Daniel 6-2 for fifth place. Meade's Karsen Jones edged Wahlmeier 6-4 for ninth place.

The Panthers' doubles tandem of Samantha Mayers/Taylor Lashley (0-3) lost 6-5 (7-2) to Meade's Lily Ritter/Holly Reimer for 11th place.

Garden City (70) swept the team title behind singles champion Brooke Ptacek, who beat Liberal's Katie Claussen, 6-2; and the doubles tandem of Sage Riggs/Sydney Nanninga over Dodge City's Becca Unruh/America Gamez, 6-2, 6-3.


TEAM SCORES—1—Garden City 70; 2—Hays High 44; 3—Liberal 43; 4—Dodge City Red 40; 5—Great Bend 34; 6—Meade 23;  7—Dodge City White

 SINGLES—1—Brooke Ptacek, GC (4-0) def. Katie Classen, L, 6-2; 5—Jacianna Rivera, L def. Laura Daniel, GB, 6-2; 9—Karsen Jones, Meade def. Kaylin Wahlmeier, GB, 6-4; Daniel def. Ashley Garvalena, DCB, 6-0; Alivia Palmer, GC def. Daniel, 6-1; Daniel def. Kaya Hartnett, Meade, 6-3; Palmer, GC def. Wahlmeier, 6-5 (7-1); Wahlmeier def. Garvalena, DCB, 6-2; Wahlmeier def. Allyson Werth, Hays, 6-1  

 DOUBLES—1—Sage Riggs/Sydney Nanninga (4-0) def. Becca Unruh/America Gamez, DC Red, 6-2, 6-3; 5—Tania Molina/Sahara Rziha, GB def. Annicka Hernandez/Cait Pfaff, DCB, 6-4; 11— Lily Ritter/Holly Reimer, Meade def. Samantha Mayers/Taylor Lashley, GB, 6-5 (7-2); Molina/Rhiza def. Arely Molina/Lesley Hernandez, L, 6-3; Caroline Robben/Sage Zweifel, Hays def. Molina/Rhiza, 6-1; Molina/Rhiza def. Mallory Henderson/Jersey Johnson, Hays, 6-2; Henderson/Johnson def. Mayers/Lashley, 6-2; Emily Estevana/Karen Lopez, DCB def. Mayers/Lashley, 6-2