LHS Boys’ Tennis takes 1st Place at the Hays Invitational Tennis Tournament on Monday, April 11th. Liberal finished with 29 points followed by Great Bend with 27 points. Competing teams included Great Bend, Scott City, Abilene Russell, Hays, and Trego Community.
#1 Singles—Larcyn Carter went 1-2 on the day. He defeated Max Haverfield from Hays 6-1, Lost to Abilene’s Matthew Barlow 1-6, then lost a tough match with Hays’ Taylor Ermoian 5-6 (2) to earn 4th Place.
#2 Singles—Josh Hamilton went 3-0 on the day earning the 1st Place gold medal. He defeated Justus Jungnickel from Hays 6-0, defeated Carl Minnix from Scott City6-3, then defeated Great Bend’s Ramon Garcia 6-1 to finish 1st Place.
#1 Doubles—Duc Nguyen and Vince Nguyen went 3-0 on the day finishin 1st Place. They defeated Hays’ Contrerrez/Desaire 6-1, defeated Abilene’s Guccione/Yeager 6-1, then defeated Trego’s Sherwood/Uhrich 6-1 top win 1st Place honors.
#2 Doubles—Tony Rodriquez/Ozzy Villarreal went 3-0 finishing 1st Place. They defeated Hays’ Pflieger/Reyes 6-3, defeated Great Bend’s Neeland/Hildebrand 6-5 (4), then defeated Abilene’s Dunlap/Kijowski 6-2 to win 1st Place.
Liberal travels to Buhler April 19th for their next tournament.