GARDEN CITY — A quick turnaround in tournaments saw the Great Bend High School boys’ tennis team place fifth out of seven teams in Dodge City on Thursday, followed by a fourth-place finish at Garden City on Saturday.
Grant Harris went a combined 7-0 in the two tourneys as Great Bend’s No. 1 singles player.
Jun Rui Chen and Daniel Marshall combined as the No. 1 doubles team for the Panthers.
The two went 1-3 for seventh place in Dodge City and 1-3 in Garden City, placing sixth.
Marcos Cerda And Santi Talamantes combined as the No. 2 doubles team.
The duo went 2-2 for fourth place in Garden City.
Talamantes combined with Jermaine Lopez in Dodge City. The two finished 2-2 in fourth place.
— Kevin Price
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
Garden City Invitational
At Garden City
1. Garden City, 28; 2. Dodge City, 24; 3. Pratt, 21; 4. Great Bend, 20; 5. Wichita East, 17; 6. Liberal, 17; 7. Hays, 10; 8. Colby, 8
Great Bend results
No. 1 singles — Grant Harris def. Ploutz, Hays, 8-1; def. Burkhard, 8-0; def. Kyaw, Garden City, 8-2
No. 1 doubles — Jun Rui Chen & Daniel Marshall lost to Neave & Victor, Garden City, 8-3; def. Miller & Leija, Colby, 8-0; lost to VanDerWege & McGinnis, Hays, 8-4; lost to Irby & Grant, Liberal, 8-3
No. 2 doubles — Marcos Cerda & Santi Talamantes def. Crump & Sharp, Pratt, 8-7 (7-3); lost to Rankin & Finley, Dodge City, 8-3; Wagle & Khan, Wichita East, 8-4; lost to Borjas & Ho, Liberal, 8-2