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Panther tennis wins Hays title
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No. 2 singles places first

HAYS — Great Bend’s No. 2 singles Hayden Honomichl captured first place and the Panthers won a pair of tiebreakers to capture Tuesday’s Hays High Tennis Invitational on an 85-degree day. Great Bend scored 32 points to edge Abilene (29) for the team championship.

Honomichl (4-0) defeated Hays High’s Chris Goodale 8-3 for first place after surviving an 8-7 (7-1) tiebreaker against Abilene’s Jaylen West.

Great Bend’s No. 2 singles Matt Phillips (2-1) defeated Liberal’s Erick Rodriguez 8-1 for third place.

Great Bend’s No. 1 doubles Malachi Williams-Israel Esparza (2-1) downed Hays High’s Seth Shorb-Brandon Kennemer 8-5 for third place.

Great Bend’s No. 2 doubles Josh Hoisington-Luis Zamarripa (2-1) survived an 8-7 (10-8) tiebreaker over Salina Sacred Heart’s Kobe Douglas-Andrew Masher for third place.


TEAM TOTALS—1—Great Bend 32; 2—Abilene 29; 3—Scott City 26; 4—Hays High 21; 5—Salina Sacred Heart 18; 6—WaKeeney Trego 17; 7—Liberal 15; 8—Russell 3 

NO. 1 SINGLES—1—William Cupp, SC def. Zac Wyse, Hays, 8-5; 3—Matt Phillips, GB def. Erick Rodriguez, Liberal, 8-1; 5—Dylan Pfeifer, Trego def. Wyatt Davis, Abilene, 8-5; Phillips def. Davis, A, 8-5; Cupp, SC def. Phillips, 8-1

NO. 2 SINGLES—1—Hayden Honomichl, GB def. Chris Goodale, Hays, 8-3; 3—Jaylen West, Abilene def. Jack Maxwell, Liberal, 8-5; 5—Christian Wright, SC def. Calvin Hemmer, SSH, 8-0; 7—Sam Ochs, Russell def. Andrew Mejia, Trego, 8-1; Honomichl def. West, A, 8-7 (7-1); Honomichl def. Wright, SC, 8-4; Honomichl def. Ochs, R, 8-3

NO. 1 DOUBLES—1—Luke Kohler-Cody Shiffner, Abilene def. Charlie Skidmore-Trace Lenners, SSH, 8-3; 3—Malachi Williams-Israel Esparza, GB def. Seth Shorb-Brandon Kennemer, Hays, 8-5; 5—Chase Cupp-Victor Martinez, SC def. Clay Burk-Dylan Johnson, Trego, 8-3; Kohler-Shiffner, A def. Williams-Esparza, 8-1; Williams-Esparza def. Cupp-Martinez, SC, 8-4 

NO. 2 DOUBLES—1—Tim Barbieri-Mark Cooper, Abilene def. Trego, 8-2; 3—Josh Hoisington-Luis Zamarripa, GB def. Kobe Douglas-Andrew Masher, SSH, 8-7 (10-8); 5—Isidro Ponce-Justin Davis, SC def. Elliot Hoar-Eli Zimmerman, Hays, 8-7 (8-6); Barbieri-Cooper, A def. Hoisington, Zamarripa, 8-6; Hoisington-Zamarripa def. Ponce-Davis, SC, 8-0