Liberal Girls Host Tennis Tournament
Brock Kappelmann - September 7, 2022 6:46 am
Liberal hosted their annual varsity girls tennis invitational yesterday. Liberal put out two teams to compete, Liberal Red and Liberal white. The Liberal White team consisted of #1 singles players Ava Maxwell 0-3 on the day and #2 singles Vania Singer 0-3. #1 Doubles players Wendy Perez, and Karime Ojeda, went 0-3 on the day but giving every team a high caliber match. #2 Doubles Kylee Hammel, and Nathali Don Juan also went 0-3 while dropping a close match in the final round and taking every match to the end. The liberal white team was unable to secure a win in the tournament, but were extremely high spirited the entire tournament, while also going to tiebreakers in a lot of matches and dropping some really close games. The Liberal Red team consisted of #1 singles Katie Classen, finished 3-0 and took home a 1st place medal. #2 singles sophomore Kaylee Velazquez finished 1-2, but showed amazing promise for her first varsity competition. The #1 doubles team of Lanee Harp & Arely Molina finished 3-0 and took home a 1st place medal. The #2 doubles team of Amy Nguyen & Kellyn Phan finished 3-0 winning their medal match against Scott City, and taking home 1st. Liberals Red team won the invitational overall with 26 points securing 1st place team medals. Garden City and Scott City tied for 2nd with 17 points. Liberal white took 4th. Next up the Liberal girls varsity team travels to Great Bend on Saturday September 10th.
All of our girls showed a lot of heart and determination during the tournament. While some may not have played as well as wanted to, they still loved having the opportunity to go out and give it their all. This team has no quit in it and we’re super excited to be a part of it.