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Great Bend girls tennis soaring
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Great Bends girls tennis team ceelbrates a runner-up finish at the Dodge City Tournament. From left, coach Joseph Bliven; No. 1 singles Addison Ingram; No. 2 singles Gentry Schneider; No. 2 doubles Alexis Folkerts and Jessica Nieto; No. 1 doubles Remi Imgram and Abbie Moyers.

DODGE CITY — With a mix of young and experienced players, the Great Bend girls tennis team continues to surprise. Great Bend pushed a Western Athletic Conference rival for first place for the second consecutive tournament. The Garden City Buffaloes edged the Panthers 65-62 in Tuesday’s Dodge City Tennis Invitational. Dodge City edged the Panthers 38-36 in Saturday’s Great Bend Invitational and Garden City placed third (35).
Great Bend’s No. 2 doubles Jessica Nieto and Alexis Folkerts placed first with a 5-0 record. Great Bend’s No. 1 singles Addison Ingram placed third. No. 2 singles Gentry Schneider finished second with a loss to Garden City’s Taryn Tabor for the second consecutive meet. No. 1 doubles Remi Ingram and Abbie Moyers placed third.
Dodge City’s No. 1 singles unbeaten Leah Stein cruised through with a 5-0 record. No. 1 doubles Garden City’s Madison Bellows and Alexis Powell placed first.
TEAM TOTALS—1—Garden City 65; 2—Great Bend 62; 3—Dodge City Red 59; 4—Hays High 47; 5—Meade 40, 6—Liberal 27; 6—Cimarron 22; 8—Dodge City Blue 12  
NO. 1 SINGLES—1—Leah Stein, DC, 5-0; 3—Addison Ingram, Great Bend; 4—Carson Linenberger, GC, 3-2
NO. 2 SINGLES—1—Taryn Tabor, GC, 5-0; 2—Gentry Schneider, Great Bend
NO. 1 DOUBLES—1—Madison Bellows-Alexis Powell, GC, 5-0; 3—Remi Ingram-Abbie Moyers, Great Bend
NO. 2 DOUBLES—1—Jessica Nieto-Alexis Folkerts, Great Bend, 5-0; 4—Allyson Becker-Ann Douglas, GC, 3-2; 5—Victoria Garcia-Jordyn Trombley, DC