Susan Nguyen Wins Number One Singles Title at Home
KSCB News - August 27, 2010 12:00 am
The Lady Redskin Tennis Team competed in its first tournament of the year in a round-robin event here in Liberal on Thursday. Competing teams included Ashland, Perryton, Meade, and Scott City. New line ups, injury, and overall rust contributed to a slow start for the Redskin team, but senior, Susan Nguyen, impressed fans with a 4-0 first-place finish.
#1 Singles ??Susan Nguyen went 4-0 finishing 1st Place. She defeated Ashland ??s Aspen McCann 6-4, defeated Perryton ??s Lesley Garland 6-0, defeated Scott City ??s Brittany Berry 6-1, and won a close match against Meade ??s Landry Cordes 7-6 (7-4 in a tie-breaker) to win 1st Place honors.
#2 Singles ??Kathy Nguyen went 1-3 on the day finishing 5th Place. She lost to Ashland ??s Joanna Reimer 1-6, lost to Scott City ??s Kathryn Buehler 0-6, lost to Meade ??s Devenie Borth before defeating Perryton ??s Tori Terhune 6-0.
#1 Doubles ??Katie Plunk & Desirae Courkamp went 1-3 finishing 4th Place. They lost to Ashland ??s Quintana/Spare 1-6, lost to Scott City ??s Scheuerman/Blair 0-6, lost to Meade ??s Harshberger/Stern 1-6 before defeating Perryton ??s Hulsey/Spescia in an exciting tie-breaker
#2 Doubles ??Lauren Harp and Jacqueline Nguyen went 0-4 on the day after Nguyen turned an ankle and had to withdraw from one match. They lost to Ashland ??s Woodruff/Golden 0-6, lost to Scott City ??s Kucharik/Vasko 1-6, lost to Meade ??s Piteo/Flowers 2-6 before scratching from a match with Perryton due to injury.
The next varsity match is in Colby on September 4th.