SALINA – Great Bend’s Lakyn Smith finished 2-2 and placed fourth in singles at the Salina South Tennis Invitational Sept. 22. Smith reached the semifinals and lost 8-6 to Buhler’s Kayleigh Hamby for third place. Great Bend’s Clarice Snapp placed 15th.
In doubles, Panthers Samantha Mayers/ Taylor Lashley placed 11th with an 8-2 victory over Salina South’s Alena Tran-Nguyen/ Lakin Soden. Panthers Danica Strickland/ Kylie McCormick, GB defeated Salina South’s Julie Lai/Kacee Doonan 8-5.
SALINA SOUTH INVITATIONAL
TEAM SCORES—1—Salina Central Maroon 67; 2—Buhler 56; 3—Salina South Green 52; 4— Junction City 33; 5—Maize High 24; 6—Great Bend 23; 7—Salina South Gold 22; 8—Salina Central White 3 SINGLES—3—Kayleigh Hamby, B def. Lakyn Smith, GB, 8-6; Olivia Frederick, B def. Smith, 8-0; Smith def. Sofia Burns, SSG, 8-7 (9-7); Smith def. Rachel Cho, JC, 8-1 15—Clarise Snapp, GB def. Rogers, SCW, default; Hamby def. Snapp, 8-0; Cho def. Snapp, 8-1; Mallory Diaz, Maize def. Snapp, 8-7 (7-3) DOUBLES—11—Samantha Mayers/Taylor Lashley, GB def. Alena Tran-Nguyen/Lakin Soden, SS,8-2; Gillette/Ruiz, B def. Mayers/Lashley. 8-0; Mayers/ Lashley def. Anastasia Corl/Alora Franklin, SCW, 8-1; Ohema Sarpong/Rebecca Monroe, JC def. Mayers/ Lashley, 8-7 (9-7); 13—Danica Strickland/Kylie McCormick, GB def. Julie Lai/Kacee Doonan, SS, 8-5; Tran-Nguyen/Soden, SS def. Strickland/McCormick, 8-6; Katen Putnam/Riley Weber, SSG def. Strickland/ McCormick, 8-1