Team Scores: (1)Salina Central 40, (2) Maize South 28, (3)Lenexa-St. James Academy 25, (4)Maize 23, (5)Arkansas City 19, (6)Andover 18, (7)Topeka Seaman 17, (8)Valley Center 15, (9)McPherson 13, (10)Emporia 11, (11)Overland Park-St. Thomas Aquinas 8, (11)Wichita-Bishop Carroll 8, (13)Wichita Northwest 6, (14)Goddard-Eisenhower 5, (15) Pittsburg 4, (16)Andover Central 2, Overland Park-Blue Valley Southwest 2, (16)Wichita-Kapaun Mt. Carmel 2, (19) Spring Hill 1, (19)Topeka West 1, (21)Newton 0.
Doubles: Hayden Brauer and Colby Swift – were the overall #1 seed for the tournament and had a 1st round bye; defeated Klotz/Hillario (ArkC) 6-3,6-0 in the 2nd round; in the quarter final round they had to play Jewett/Spurgeon (mzS – who they had beaten for the league championship), after a struggling for most of the match they were able to get the win 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-4, this was the last match on Friday and put them in the semi-final; Saturday morning the tournament was delayed by wet courts, but when we were able to play it was against the 2nd place team from last year and the team they had beaten in the semis at regionals – Schreiner/Ohnmeis (Mz), they played their best match and won 6-2,6-1 to get to the finals; in the tournament final they went against their regional final opponent McHenry/Shaffer (SC); it was a hard fought 1st set that they lost 4-6. The 2nd set was again tight when Salina Central called for a line judge, that seemed to break their momentum and we won the second set 6-4. The 3rd set saw us get down 1-3 early but were able to break serve and Hayden held serve to make it 3-3. Colby then served and held and we went up 4-3. They broke serve again to make it 5-3 with Hayden serving for the match. The first point was in the net to make it love-15; Then Hayden 4 more points and the match was ours as Salina Central hit the return long. 2019 5A State Tennis Doubles Champions!!!