Firebirds win home tennis quad

Free State’s boys tennis team won 11 of its 12 matches in a home quadrangular against Shawnee Mission Northwest, Shawnee Mission North and Olathe Northwest.

Erik Czapinski and Trey Melvin combined to win all three of their matches at No. 1 singles, dropping only a total of three games. Jack Kelsey and Davis Stedman outlasted Shawnee Mission Northwest’s No. 2 doubles team, 8-6, to preserve an undefeated record.

At No. 2 singles, Trent Ediger won all three of his matches.

Free State quadrangular

Thursday at FSHS


Sawyer Nickel (2-1 record): def. Luke Johnson, SMN, 8-1; lost to Nam Pham, SMNW, 8-2; def. Alex Burnham, ONW, 8-1.

Trent Ediger (3-0 record): def. Cameron Peck, SMN, 8-0; def. Spencer Modiri, SMNW, 8-5; def. Andrew Samson, ONW, 8-3.


Erik Czapinski/Trey Melvin (3-0 record): def. Zach Madden/Erick Mendes, SMN, 8-0; def. Anthony Gao/Pierce Mitts, SMNW, 8-2; def. Kris Laurisden/Colin Frier, ONW, 8-1.

Jack Kelsey/Davis Stedman (3-0 record): def. Roy Rogers/Luke Guthrie, SMN, 8-1; def. Henry Tomasic/Mason Darpel, SMNW, 8-6; def. Tolu Gbile/Luke Ragland, ONW, 8-4.