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Firebirds win J.C. tennis quad

September 6, 2013


— Free State High went 10-2 and placed first at the Junction City tennis quadrangular on Thursday.

Free State’s Alexis Czapinski went 3-0 at No. 1 singles, and the FSHS team of Alyssa Raye and Rachel Walters went 3-0 at No. 2 doubles.

The Firebirds beat, in order, Manhattan, Salina South and Junction City in the team standings.

“A great start to the season,” Free State coach Oather Strawderman said. “Going 10-2 as a team and finishing first is a great beginning. We definitely have some things to work on, but the new doubles combinations look promising.”

Team standings: 1. Free State. 2. Manhattan. 3. Salina South. 4. Junction City.

Free State results

No. 1 singles: Alexis Czapinski def. Blanca Pedrozzo, M, 8-2; def. Ally Bogen, JC, 8-0; def. Lexi Kerns, SS, 8-0.

No. 2 singles: Megan McReynolds lost to Caroline Sager, M, 7-8 (0-7); def. Kristen Hamilton, JC, 8-0; def. Jennifer Gartner, SS, 8-0.

No. 1 doubles: Taylor Hawkins and Caitlin Dodd lost to Fraley/Lei, M, 3-8; def. Shane/Mosley, JC, 8-1; def. Main/Nowak, SS, 8-1.

No. 2 doubles: Alyssa Raye and Rachel Walters def. Le/Lo, M, 8-5; def. Ford/Simmons, JC, 8-1; def. McAllister/Munk, SS, 8-2.


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