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Seabury’s Sutherland takes 8th at state tennis

October 14, 2007

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— Brooke Sutherland, the first Seabury Academy student to qualify for the girls Class 3-2-1A state tennis tournament, placed eighth in the event that concluded Saturday at the Riverside Tennis Center.

Sutherland defeated Greensburg's Kira Hart, 6-0, 6-0, but lost to Wichita Collegiate's Jessica Ball, 6-2, 6-2, on Friday.

Saturday, Sutherland defeated Collegiate's Elyse Bigler, 9-4, but lost to Sloane Hardman of Ashland, 9-8 (7-3) and to Ashland's Jeni Walters, 9-7.

"To be the first girl ever to go to state from Seabury is a noteworthy thing," Seabury coach Scott Elwell said. "And to be able to place in the top 10 : I know she's proud of her season overall."

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