DODGE CITY – Great Bend singles player Brendyn Schroeder continues to shine with a competitive third-place finish at Thursday’s Dodge City Tennis Invitational. Schroeder (3-1) downed Meade’s Vincent Lynn 8-4 for third place. Great Bend’s Jordan Manning (2-2) placed eighth.
Great Bend’s Isaiah Smith/Malachi Wasson (3-1) downed Meade’s Kody Henson/Orvin Dyck 8-5 for fifth place. Panthers Robert Gutierrez/Marcos Castanon (2-2) placed 13th.
“Overall, I’m pleased with everyone’s performance,” said Great Bend tennis coach Chris Manning. Three of four entries won their first match, which set us up for a good third-place team finish.”
DODGE CITY INVITATIONAL
TEAM TOTALS—1—Dodge City 60; 2—Meade 58; 3—Great Bend 41; 4—Cimarron 36; 5—Liberal 35; 6—Ulysses 23; 7—Garden City 20; 8—Dodge City Blue 6
GREAT BEND RESULTS
SINGLES—3—Brendyn Schroeder, GB def. Vincent Lynn, M, 8-4; Schroeder def. Konner Jones, M, 8-0; Oscar Alvarado, DC def. Schroeder, 8-5
7—Alberto Garcia, DC def. Jordan Manning, GB, 8-6; Manning def. Tanner Barley, Cim, 8-1; Alvarado def. Manning, 8-3;
Jones def. Manning, 8-3
DOUBLES—5—Isaiah Smith/Malachi Wasson, GB def. Kody Henson/Orvin Dyck, M, 8-5; Smith/Wasson def. Bryan Pena/Nic Martinez, Uly, 8-0; Smith/Wasson def. Aaron Torres/Josh Portillo, Lib, 8-5; Hudson Brown/Daniel Nguyen, Lib def. Smith/Wasson, 8-5
13—Roberto Gutierrez/Marcos Castanon, GB def. Orlando Perez/Brasen Frazier, DC, 8-2; Aldo Guerrera/Sam Riefali, DC def. Gutierrez/Castanon, 8-0; Troy Hawley/Javier Vasquez, Cim def. Gutierrez/Castanon, 8-5; Gutierrez/Castanon def. Baltazar Ramirez/Lachlan James, GC, 8-4