L&T staff report
GOODARD — The Liberal High School tennis team competed in the John Markham Spring Classic in Goddard on Saturday. Sixteen teams competed for top honors with the top four teams in 5A tennis and three of the top 6A teams represented. ‘
Top competing teams included Bishop Carroll, Blue Valley West, Campus, Conway Springs, Goddard Blue, Goddard White, Hesston, Hutchinson, Lawrence Free State, Maize, Salina Central, St. Thomas Aquinas, Topeka West, Wichita Collegiate and Wichita Independent.
No. 1 Singles — Josh Hamilton went 2-3 on the day. He lost to Blue Valley West’s Matt Rodgers 8-1, lost to Bishop Carroll’s Logan Blevins 8-6, Defeated Topeka Wests’s Marcus Pyles 8-6, lost to Conway Spring’s Seth Rasmussen 8-6, then defeated Trevor Cary from Campus 8-0.
No. 2 Singles — Ozzie Villarreal went 2-3 on the day. He lost to Julian Scholz from Hutchinson 8-0, lost to Goddard’s Nathan Jamison 8-3, defeated Topeka West’s Blake Barrow 8-7 (4), defeated Trevor Carey from Campus 8-7 (4), then lost to Conway Spring’s Seth Rasmussen 8-2.
No. 1 Doubles — Vince Nguyen/Duc Nguyen went 3-2 on the day. They defeated Goddard’s Gerken/Pierret 8-3, lost to Bishop Carroll’s Lollar/Torres 8-2, lost to Maize’s McChristian/Perry 8-7 (7), then defeated Maize’s Jenkins/McCanlies 8-6, and defeated St. Thomas Aquinas’ Logan/Robinson 8-7 (3).
No. 2 Doubles — Larcyn Carter/Tony Rodriquez went 3-2 on the day. They lost to Salina Central’s Johnson/Weiner 8-2, lost to Hesston’s Redding/Dahlsten 4-8, defeated Wichita Collegiate’s Frank/Brown 8-4, defeated Goddard’s Mog/Varth 8-5, and defeated Salina Central’s Hamton/Brown 8-2.