Varsity Kansas

Area players advance to state tennis semifinals

Eisenhower’s Luke Howard won three matches to reach the Class 5A singles semifinals Friday at Maize South.

Howard, who finished fourth last week at regionals, beat Valley Center’s Garrett Rogers in the first round Friday, then dispatched St. James Academy’s Isaac Howes 6-0, 6-1 in the second round and beat Kapaun’s Andrew Klumiuk 6-1, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.

Howard will face Arkansas City’s Berett Hollis in Saturday morning’s semifinals. Bishop Carroll’s Rodney Steven reached the other semifinal with a pair of straight-set wins and will play Pittsburg’s Logan Benham. Hollis, Steven and Howard all qualified at the Eisenhower regional last week.

Newton’s doubles teams of Felipe Lene-Jordan Singh and Shawn Bontrager-Adam Ford will meet in the 5A semifinals. Maize’s Colton Slusser-Kaden Jobe also reached the semifinals.

Class 3A – Sophomore Wonjoon Cho of Independent lost two games in two matches and reached the semifinals at Riverside Tennis Center.

Cho beat Sterling’s Wiilam Wiener 6-0, 6-0, then knocked out Mitchell Paul of KC Christian 6-1, 6-1. Cho will face Michael Ryan of Claflin-Central Plains in Saturday morning’s semifinals. Stratton Brown of Sacred Heart, who is 30-0 this spring, will meet Sterling’s Kyle Comley in the other semifinal.

Hesston’s Grant Dahlsten and Garrett Roth made the doubles semifinals with a pair one-sided wins, and will face Scott City’s Dylan Hutchins-Bo Hess in the semifinals.

Class 4A – Collegiate’s Lakelin Conrad reached the semifinals in Topeka with wins over Ryan LaCombe of Abliene and Alex Zoller of De Soto.

Doubles play was suspended for the day before quarterfinal matches could be completed. Collegiate’s Andrew Murphy-Ben Murphy and Austin Gartner-Matt Regehr were still alive, as were Andover Central’s Jason Reilly-Jason Thompson. McPherson’s Kento Aizawa-Nolan Schrader, Buhler’s Hank Goertzen-Hunter Wiehl and Winfield’s Eli Crowe-Gavin Crowe.

Class 6A – Weather halted play in Prairie Village before the completion of the second round. No Wichita-area players remained in the winners bracket.

Class 6A

At Prairie Village

SINGLES

First round – Cassidy, Washburn Rural, def. Nickel, Free State 6-2, 6-2; Abromeit, Lawrence, def. Scott, Junction City 6-1, 7-6 (5); Mylavarapu, BV Northwest, def. Kruse, Wichita South, 6-3, 6-0; Louisell, SM East, def. Minter, Wichita Northwest, 6-06, 6-0; Lowe, BV Northwest, def. Kipp, Garden City 6-06, 6-0; Chakka, BV West, def. Kohlorst, Campus 6-0, 6-0; Crist, Olathe North, def. Gernon, Topeka 6-1, 6-1; Osborn, Washburn Rural, def. Fitzgerald, Olathe East 6-1, 6-4.

Second round – Kurzban, BV West, def. Cassidy 6-0, 6-2; Abromeit def. Groth, Dodge City, 6-2, 6-2; Mylavarapu def. Gonzales, Topeka, 6-1, 6-3; Louiselle def. Tong, Olathe Northwest, 7-6 (5), 6-3; Lowe def. Sanders, Olathe Northwest, 6-4, 6-1; Chakka def. Easton, Manhattan 6-0, 7-5; Crist def. Kark, Dodge City, 6-1, 6-3; Santili, SM East, def. Osborn 6-1, 6-2.

DOUBLES

First round – Smith-Palmer, Derby, def. Cartocci-Landenberger, Wichita Northwest 6-4, 6-2; Wright-Lind, Washburn Rural, def. Nickel-Haight, Wichita Northwest 6-1, 6-0; Moon-Elmendorf, Blue Valley, def. Ryan-Pester, Free State 6-1, 6-0; Mills-Moody, BV West, Horn-Marra, Olathe South 6-4, 6-2; Downing-Batrouny, BV Northwest, def. Fain-Vogel, Olathe East 6-1, 6-1; Lowe-Rachuraman, BV Northwest, def. Hanerhoff-Murphy 6-0, 6-1, Olathe South; Turney-Turnley, Manhattan, def. Apsley-Page, Campus 6-0, 6-1; Dunn-Walls, Derby def. Rodriguez-Waldman, Dodge City, 6-2, 6-4.

Second round – Flanagan-Garrett, BV North, def. Smith-Palmer 6-1, 6-0; Pultz-Earl/Czapinksi def. Wright-Ling 6-1, 6-3; Moon-Elmendorf def. Silva-Depaz, Dodge City, 6-1, 6-2; Clifton-Driggers, Washburn Rural, vs. Mills-Moody, susp.; Lambert-Queal, Manhattan, def. Downing-Batrouny 6-4, 7-5; Lowe-Rachuraman def. Salmeron-Spaanqaenf, Dodge City, 6-1, 6-1; Walsh-Garland, SM Northwest, def. Turnley-Turnley 6-0, 6-2; Mittleman-Moody, BV West, def. Dunn-Walls 6-0, 6-0.

Class 5A

At Maize South

SINGLES

First round – McCabe, Mill Valley, def. Gill, Seaman, 6-2, 6-1; McAfee, Pittsburg, def. Renner, BV Southwest, 3-6, 6-3, 10-4; Howard, Eisenhower, def. Rogers, Valley Center, 6-2, 7-5; Klumiuk, Kapaun, def. Hayes, Salina Central, 6-3, 3-6, 10-7; Klaassen, Ark City, def. Harner, Salina South, 6-3, 6-0; Farris, Eisenhower, def. Kremeier, Newton, 6-3, 6-0; Alkhoury, Andover, def. Vale, Aquinas, 6-3, 6-2; Steuart, Shawnee Heights, def. Billings, Mill Valley, 0-6, 6-2, 12-10.

Second round – Hollis, Ark City, def. McCabe 6-1, 6-1; Berneking, Salina South, def. McAfee 6-1, 6-4; Howard def. Howes, St. James, 6-0, 6-0; Klumiuk def. Le, Andover, 4-6, 6-4, 10-7; Benham, Pitsburg, def. Klaassen 6-0, 6-2; Farris des. Burke, St. James, 6-1, 7-5; Dunn, Wichita Heights, def. Alkhoury 6-0, 6-1; Steven, Carroll, def. Steuart 6-0, 6-1.

Quarterfinals – Hollis def. Berneking 6-2, 6-3; Howard def. Klumiuk 6-1, 6-3; Benham def. Farris 6-1, 6-2; Steven def. Dunn 6-3, 6-3.

DOUBLES

First round – Law-Nguyen, Carroll, def. Lane-Kienholz, Emporia 6-0, 6-3; Anderson-McGreevy, Eisenhower, def. Shepard-Latendresse, Seaman, 6-1, 6-2; Brauer-Swift, Valley Center, def. Castinado-Schanefelt, Aquinas, 6-2, 6-0; Bontrager-Ford, Newton, def. Spradlin-Leiffer, St. James, 7-5, 7-5; Courbot-Michel, Salina Central, def. Mahyar-Reilly, BV Southwest, 6-4, 6-4; Slusser-Jobe, Maize, def. Hoch-Nelson, Bonner Springs, 6-2, 6-1; McCue-Vlahovic, Eisenhower, def. Shanks-Richardson, Andover, 6-2, 1-6, 10-6; Searl-Cuillo, Kapain, def. Gonzales-Kuebler, Topeka West, 7-5 (5), 6-2.

Second round – Lene-Singh, Newton, def. Law-Nguyen 6-1, 7-5; Anderson-McGreevy def. Nieson-Abraham, St. James, 6-4, 6-0; Stranghoner-Oxler, Carroll, def. Brauer-Swift 6-3, 6-0; Bontrager-Ford def. Bayles-Wreath, Andover, 6-0, 6-3; Rice-Shema, Topeka West, def. Courbot-Michel 6-3, 6-4; Slusser-Jobe def. Lett-House, Kapaun, 6-2, 7-6 (5); Berferon-Bock, MV, def. McCue-Vlahovic 6-0, 7-6 (8); McHenry-Hilbig, Salina Central, def. Searl-Cuillo 6-1, 6-4.

Quarterfinals – Lene-Singh def. Anderson-Mcgreevy 6-0, 6-3; Bontrager-Ford def. Stranghofer-Oxler 6-4, 5-7, 6-2; Slusser-Jobe def. Rice-Shima 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2; McHenry-Hilbig def. Bergeron-Bock 6-2, 6-2.

Class 4A

At Topeka

SINGLES

First round – Edwards, Wellington, def. Hunter, Parsons, 6-4, 7-6 (5); Williams, Andover Central, def. Thomas, El Dorado, 6-2, 6-1; Smart, Buhler, def. Lange, Baldwin, 6-2, 6-1; Snell, McPherson, def. Deneault, Hayden, 6-1, 6-0; LaComble, Abilene, def. Shannon, Miege, 6-2, 6-1; A. Zoller, De Soto, def. Severud, Buhler; Jameson, Collegiate, def. Messenger, Kingman, 6-4, 6-3; Works, Iola, def. Winter, Andover Central, 6-3, 6-0.

Second round – Hunter, Hayden, def. Edwards 6-0, 6-0; Nowak, McPherson, def. Williams 6-1, 6-0; Schroeder, Independence, def. Smart 6-1, 6-1; Ewy, Collegiate, def. Snell 6-2, 7-6, 10-8; Conrad, Collegiate, def. LaCombine 6-1, 6-0; A. Zoller def. Deere, Winfield, 7-5, 7-5; Verven, Abilene, def. Jameson 6-2, 6-1; L. Zoller, De Soto, def. Works 6-3, 7-6 (2).

Quarterfinals – Hunter def. Nowak 6-0, 6-1; Schroeder def. Ewy 6-4, 6-1; Conrad def. A.Zoller 6-2, 6-1; Berven vs. L.Zoller suspended.

DOUBLES

First round – Prohaska-Kriewell, Trinity Academy, def. Gilmore-Lund, Chanute; Murphy-Murphy, Collegiate, def. Key-Allen, Iola, 6-0, 6-0; Goertzen-Wiehl, Buhler, def. Crabtree-de Rodrigo, Shawnee Heights, 6-3. 6-4; Haefele-Graves, Paola, def. Hubbell-Cooke, Buhler, 6-2, 6-4; Federico-Sandstrrom, Hayden, def. Petz-Shehi, Abilene, 6-3, 6-1; Allman-Kownyia, Abilene, def. Hageman-Steward, McPherson, 6-0, 7-6, 10-8. Flynn-Cunningham, Andover Central, def. Everett-Dennett, Winfield, 7-6 (4), 6-1; Lawrie-Woods, Independence, df. Kaufman-Wells, Haven, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Second round – Aizawa-Schrader, McPherson, def. Prohaska-Kriewel 6-1, 6-1; Murphy-Murphy def. Salisbury-Graves, Paola, 6-4, 6-2; Goertzen-Wiehl def. Schabel-Hilger, Independence, 6-4, 7-6, 10-8; Reilly-Thompson, Andover Central, def. Haefele-Grave 7-4, 7-6, 10-4; Gartner-Regehr, Collegeiate, def. Federico-Sandstrom 6-4, 6-3; Crowe-Crowe, Winfield, def. Allman-Kowynia 6-3, 7-5; Grier-Schultz, Miege, def. Flynn-Cunningham 6-4, 6-2; Bellah-Reinert, L-SV, def. Lawrie-Woods 6-1, 6-4.

Quarterfinals – Grier-Schultz def. Hellah-Reinert 6-1, 6-0.

Class 3-2-1A

At Riverside Tennis Center

SINGLES

First round – Swank, Maranatha, def. Andra, Conway Springs, 6-4, 7-6; Alloway, Conway Springs, Albin, Neodesha, 6-2, 6-3; Comley, Sterling, def. Dovaloso, Meade, 6-0, 6-1; Evans, Scott City, def. Holthus, Hesston, 7-6 (3), 6-2; Weiner, Sterling, def. Mead, Larned, 6-4, 6-0; Cheng, Hutch Trinity, def. Penka, Larned, 6-1, 6-0; Kunkel, Hiawatha, def. Clark, Independent, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5). Bowlin, Maranatha, def. Cloyd, South Barber, 6-1, 6-0.

Second round – Brown, Sacred Heart, def. Swank 6-0, 6-1; Alloway ded. Satterlee, Hoisington, 6-3, 6-1; Comley def. Vander Ark, KC Christian, 2-6, 6-3, 14-12; Roe, Norwich, def. Evans 6-0, 6-1; Cho, Independent, def. Weiner 6-0, 6-0; Paul, KC Christian, def. Cheng 0-6, 6-3, 11-9; Haxton, Trego, def. Kunkel 7-6 (4), 4-6, 10-4; Ryan, Central Plains, def. Bowlin 6-1, 6-0.

Quarterfinals – Brown def. Alloway 6-0, 6-0; Comley def. Roe 6-3, 7-5; Cho def. Paul 6-1, 6-2; Ryan def. Haxton 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES

First round – Douglas-Hartson, Chaparral, def. Curtis-Knapp, Hoisington, 6-1, 6-4; Cantrell-Kimmell, South Barber, def. Limon-Kraisinger, Larned, 6-2, 6-3; Fulbright-Weiner, Sterling, def. Jones-Lee, Immaculata, 7-6 (4), 6-3; Weaver-Morales, Hesston, def. Shamburg-Tollefson, Hiawatha, 6-3, 6-1; Beck-Liebl, Central Plains, def. Oster-Lockwood, Maranatha, 6-0, 6-2; DeLuca-Harcrow, Hutch Trinity, def. Hill-Ohlde, Marysville, 6-0, 6-1; Link-Carnley, Independent, def. Olivas-Escamilla, SW Heights, 6-4, 6-1; Bolin-Tran, Independent, def. Arazas-Janssen, Scott City, 7-6 (2), 3-6, 10-8.

Second round – Dahlsten-Roth, Hesston, def. Douglas-Hartson 6-0, 6-3; Cantrell-Kimmell def. Kern-Minet, KC Christian, 6-4, 6-0; Hutchins-Hess, Scott City, def. Fulbright-Weiner 6-3, 6-0; Chitwood-Pauly, Conway Springs, def. Weaver-Morales 6-3, 6-2; Mies-Winter, Conway Springs, def. Beck-Liebl 6-3, 6-1; DeLuca-Harcrow def. Davis-McHenry, Hoisington, 6-1, 6-1; Link-Carnley def. Patten-Habib, Immaculata, 6-1, 6-4; Rugan-Ryan, Central Plains, def. Bolin-Tran 6-1, 6-1.

Quarterfinals – Dahlston-Roth def. Cantrell-Kimmell 6-2, 6-0; Hutchins-Hess def. Chitwood-Pauly 6-4, 6-2; DeLuca-Harcrow def. Mies-Winter 6-4, 6-4; Rugan-Ryan def. Link-Carnley 6-2, 6-1.

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