By Jim Misunas
ELLINWOOD — Larned High recorded a perfect day with 16 consecutive victories to sweep the No. 1 singles and doubles and No. 2 singles and doubles at the Ellinwood Tennis Invitational.
Larned’s No. 1 singles Amanda Lessard, No. 2 singles Kristin Anderson and the No. 1 doubles team Macy Haas and Katelynn Sanger and the No. 2 doubles Ali Leiker and Abby Kelty all won four matches. The Indians scored 20 points and Tribune-Greeley County placed second with 11 points.
Lessard defeated Hutchinson Trinty’s Gabi Palmer 8-2 in the finals. Anderson defeated Kiowa County’s Christen Osborn 8-4 in the finals.
At No. 1 doubles, Haas and Sanger downed Greeley County’s Morgan Woelk and Daniela Veleta 8-4 in the championship match. At No. 2 doubles, Leiker and Kelty downed Greeley County’s Abby Berggren and Caela Ibarra 8-5 in the finals.
Ellinwood’s No. 1 singles Sarah Frakes finished fourth. No. 2 singles Taryn Robl placed fifth.
ELlinwood’s No. 1 doubles Tara Collins and Katelyn Robinson finished third. No. 2 doubles Katelyn Reh and Macy Munson placed fourth.
Team totals—1. Larned 20; 2. Tribune-Greeley County 11; 3. (tie) Ellinwood 8; Kiowa County 8; 5. Hutchinson Trinity 7; 6. Lyons 6.
NO. 1 SINGLES—1. Amanda Lessard, Larned def. Gabi Palmer, Trinity, 8-2; 3. McKelvie McMurry, KC def. Sarah Frakes, Ellinwood, 8-5; 5. McKayla Vincent, Lyons def. Jessica Mendoza, GC, 8-5
Semfinals—Lessard def. McMurry, 8-0; Palmer def. Frakes, 8-4; Lessard def. Vincent, 8-4; Lessard def. Palmer, 8-3; Frakes def. McMurry, 8-3; Mendoza def. Frakes, 8-7 (8-6)
NO. 2 SINGLES—1. Kristin Anderson, Larned def. Christen Osborn, KC, 8-4; 3. Brittany Luebbers, GC def. Jenkins, Lyons, 8-2; 5. Taryn Robl, Ellinwood def. Jamie Enslinger, Trinity, 8-1
Semifinals—Anderson def. Luebbers, 8-2; Osborn def. Jenkins, 8-2; Anderson def. Enslinger, 8-4; Anderson def. Jenkins, 8-0; Robl def. Osborn, 8-3; Luebbers def. Robl, 8-7 (7-2)
NO. 1 DOUBLES—1. Macy Haas-Katelynn Sanger, Larned def. Morgan Woelk-Daniela Veleta, GC, 8-4; 3. Tara Collins-Katelyn Robinson, Ellinwood def. Gia Bryant-Ashlyn Troyer, Lyons, 8-2; 5. Alyssa Lopez-Alexa Sarber, KC def. Ellie Bredemeier-Grace Wagoner, Trinity, 8-2
Semifinals—Haas-Sanger def. Collins-Robinson, 8-4; Woelk-Veleta def. Bryant-Troyer, 8-2; Haas-Sanger def. Bryant-Troyer, 8-2; Haas-Sanger def. Bredemeier-Wagoner, 8-5; Collins-Robinson def. Lopez-Sarber, 8-3; Woelk-Veleta def. Collins-Robinson, 8-1
NO. 2 DOUBLES—1. Ali Leiker-Abby Kelty, Larned def. Abby Berggren-Caela Ibarra, GC, 8-5; 3. Noelle Graham-Gracie Diaz, Trinity def. Katelyn Reh-Macy Munson, Ellinwood, 8-2
Semifinals—Leiker-Kelty def. Reh-Munson, 8-3; Berggren-Ibarra def. Graham-Diaz, 8-1; Leiker-Kelty def. Bryant-Gamez, Lyons, 8-0; Leiker-Kelty def. Graham-Diaz, 8-2; Berggren-Ibarra def. Reh-Munson, 8-1