Great Bend Wins WAC Girls Tennis Title
KSCB News - October 6, 2009 12:00 am
Liberal hosted the W.A.C. Girls Tennis Invitational on Monday, October,5th. Great Bend took first place team honors with 14 points, Dodge City second place with 12 points, Hays finished third with 7 points, Liberal finished fourth place with 4 points, and Garden City finished fifth place with 3 points.
Susan Nguyen went 3-1 finishing 2nd Place in Singles. She defeated Dodge Cityź??s Hannah Thomas 8-6, defeated Garden Cityź??s Paige Russell 8-2, lost to Great Bendź??s Alby Harris 1-8, then bounced back to defeat Haysź?? Jill Taylor 8-0 to earn 2nd Place.
Valerie Rito suffered an elbow injury and went 0-4 on the day in Singleź??s play. She lost to Dodge Cityź??s Jenay Unruh 1-8, lost to Great Bendź??s Amelie Comte 2-8, lost to Garden Cityź??s Aimee Brandt 4-8, and lost to Haysź?? Hanna Pfannentiel 2-8.
The Doubleź??s Team of Caitlin Workman and Kathy Nguyen went 1-3 on the day. They lost to Dodge Cityź??s Newton/Schubert 2-8, lost to Great Bendź??s Buntain/Goad 2-8, lost to Haysź?? Bannister/Kippes 3-8, then defeated Garden Cityź??s Victor/Damien 8-2.
The Doubleź??s Team of Shelby Hay and Lauren Harp went 0-4 on the day. They lost to Dodge Cityź??s Newton/Schubert 3-8, lost to Great Bendź??s Stoss/Hemmeke 1-8, lost to Garden Cityź??s Sterling/Stewart 2-8, then lost to Haysź?? Bird/Gagnon 3-8.
Playing #3 Singles, Kassandra Rosales went 0-3 on the day. She lost to Dodge Cityź??s Kelly Brauer 0-8, lost to Great Bendź??s Sophie McVay 0-8, then lost to Haysź?? Whitney Hickert 3-8.
Our girls battled the wind all day just like all the other teams. We just didnź??t adjust to it as well as others did. Lack of experience was evident in todayź??s performance. The Lady Redskins will travel to Salina to compete in Regional play on Saturday.