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Firebirds 4th, Lions 6th at league tennis

April 29, 2011

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— Free State High placed fourth and Lawrence High tied for sixth at the Sunflower League tennis tournament on Thursday at Harmon Park.

Ilan Rosen placed third at No. 2 singles to pace the Lions. Thomas Irick was fifth at No. 1.

Connor Schmidt and Matt Grom placed 10th at No. 1 doubles, and Eric Long and Pace Leggins were ninth at No. 2.

“I was very pleased with our singles play,” LHS coach Chris Marshall said. “We played above our seeds, which is always positive.”

For the Firebirds, Andrew Craig was fourth at No. 1 singles and Nick Pellett seventh at No. 2. Chris Helt and Patrick Carttar were fifth at No. 1 doubles, and Jack Hearnen and Luke Cortese were third at No. 2.

LHS will host Mill Valley on Wednesday.

LHS and FSHS will play in regionals on Friday at Lawrence High.

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