GARDEN CITY — Great Bend’s No. 1 doubles team Abbie Moyers/Anna Popp swept three matches, but lost 8-4 in a hard-fought Garden City Invitational championship match Saturday to Garden City rivals Ashleigh Chappel/Sydney Nanninga.
Moyers/Popp (23-3) will likely battle the Garden City twosome for the Western Athletic Conference championship Oct. 5 at Liberal.
Moyers/Popp downed teams from Cimarron, Scott City and Dodge City to advance to the championship match. No. 2 doubles Madison Huslig/Dinah Newman (4-5) placed 13th with a 8-3 victory over Hays High’s Emelia Morley/Mylah Potter.
Great Bend (56) placed fifth with Garden City (81) edging Colby (74) for the team title.
In singles, Great Bend’s Remi Ingram (10-11) placed eighth with a 8-4 loss to Hays High’s Morgan Shorb. Ingram played singles runner-up Hayden Bellamy (19-5) close with an 8-6 loss.
No. 2 singles Grace Dougherty (11-15) placed 11th with a 8-4 victory over Scott City’s Laia Mur.
Colby’s MacKenzie Dodson (21-1) beat teammate Hayden Bellamy 8-4 for the singles championship.
GARDEN CITY INVITATIONAL
TEAM SCORES—1—Garden City 81; 2—Colby 74; 3—Dodge City 62; 4—Scott City 60; 5—Great Bend 56; 6—Cimarron 37; 7—Hays High 34; 8—Garden City B 32; 9—Liberal 24; 10—Ulysses 2
1—Ashleigh Chappel/Sydney Nanninga, GC def. Abbie Moyers/Anna Popp, Great Bend, 8-4
3—Jewel Escobar/Nariana Ortiz, DC def. Payton Tull/Avalia Palmer, GC B, 8-2
5—Rhiley Stoppel/Madison Westergard, Scott City def. Liz Goetz/Emily Goetz, Scott City, 8-4
7—Rilee McGraw/Chloe Powell, GC def. Kaitlyn Faber/Dani Schroeder, Colby, 8-2
9— Isabella Gutierrez-Myers/Sadie Hermosillo, Scott City def. Becca Unruh/America Gamez, DC, 8-2
11—Cassandra Zimmerman/Samantha Diederich, Colby def. Riddhi Bobbaywala/Brianna Sanders, Liberal, 8-4
13—Madison Huslig/Dinah Newman, Great Bend def. Emelia Morley/Mylah Potter, Hays, 8-3
15—Mink/Ochoa, Cimarron def. Nia Kaiser/Allyson Werth, Hays, 8-5
Moyers/Popp def. Mink/Ochoa, Cimarron, 8-0; Moyers/Popp def. Stoppel/Westergard, Scott City, 8-3; Moyers/Popp def. Escobar/Ortiz, DC, 8-2; McGraw/Powell, GC def. Huslig/Newman, 8-2; Gutierrez-Myers/Sadie Hermisillo, Scott City def. Huslig/Newman, 8-2; Huslig/Newman def. Kaiser/Werth, Hays, 8-3
1—Mackenzie Dodson, Colby def. Hayden Bellamy, Colby, 8-4
3—Sage Riggs, GC def. Malorie Cupp, Scott City, 8-2
5—Brooke Ptacek, GC def. Sammy Nguyen, DC, 8-2
7—Morgan Shorb, Hays def. Remi Ingram, Great Bend, 8-4
9—Faith Heath, DC def. Melody Carter, Cimarron, 8-4
11—Grace Dougherty, Great Bend def. Laia Mur, Scott City, 8-4
13—Dani Kugler, Cimarron def. Ginny Ke, Hays, 8-6
15—Katie Klassen, Liberal def. Rivera, Liberal, 8-4
Ingram def. Carter, Cimarron, 8-1; Bellamy, Colby def. Ingram, 8-5; Nguyen, DC def. Ingram, 8-7 (7-3); Ptacek, GC def. Dougherty, 8-0; Dougherty def. Kugler, Cimarron, 8-2; Heath, DC def. Dougherty, 8-7 (7-5)