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Harris wins singles to lead Panther tennis at home invitational
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Great Bend senior Grant Harris competes against former teammate Cameron Davis. - photo by Travis Hendryx

In four seasons, Grant Harris is undefeated at the annual Great Bend Invitational tennis tournament following Saturday’s competition. The Panther senior improved his season record to 7-1 on Saturday and recorded his fourth straight victory at the annual meet.

As a team, Great Bend finished fifth out of seven teams competing while Sterling took the crown. Garden City placed second while Hoisington, Liberal, Great Bend, Dodge City and Ellinwood finished in next five seeds.

Harris swept through the first flight of singles play posting a 3-0 victory over the competition giving Great Bend a first place finish. Following an 8-2 victory over former Hoisington teammate Cameron Davis, Harris notched back-to-back shutouts over Garden City’s Garrett Kipp and Seth Dinkel by an 8-0 score.

In the second round of singles, Dorian Lueth fell to Austin McHenry by a score of 8-2. Lueth then dropped 8-1 and 8-2 decisions to Joe Basillo of Garden City and Great Bend’s Aaron Rodriguez.

Hoisington declared victory in doubles play while the Panthers finished in second.

In the first round, the duet of Sergio Talamantes and Marcos Cerda defeated Garden City’s Sebastian Kyaw and Jose Depaz in an 8-3 decision. Ozioma Ofoma and Ben Deal fell to Garden City’s Dylan Victor and Esteban Neave by a score of 8-1.

The Panthers will compete in quad play today at Buhler.