Hillsboro?s inexperienced tennis team opened its season Thursday at Conway Springs.
Wichita Trinity and the McPherson junior varsity also competed in the four team competition.
In No. 1 singles, Josh Funk lost 8-0 to Grant Bellar of Conway Springs, lost 8-1 to Patrick Munsey of McPher??son and lost 8-0 to Luke Prohaska of Trinity.
In No. 2 singles, Jacob Isaac lost 8-2 to Jarod Mies of Conway Springs, defeated Alex Milleson 8-5 and lost to Isaac Stevens of Trinity 8-1.
In No. 1 doubles, Dakota Klein and Brandon Wiebe lost 8-0 to Pauly and Chitwood of Conway Springs, lost 8-0 to Hett and Kramer of McPherson and 8-0 to Conrady and Preheim of Trinity.
The Trojans did not compete in No. 2 doubles.
?With so many freshmen playing their first year of tennis, and Josh with just one year of experience, we will continue to work hard to close the skill-level gap that exists at this time,? coach Stuart Holmes said.
?The guys continued to hustle and make some good shots, which was positive. A highlight was that Jacob Isaac was able to play well enough to win a match.?
Coming?The Trojans were scheduled to play at Smoky Valley Tuesday. They will host the first of two home tournaments Thurs?day with matches starting at 3 p.m. at the Sports Complex.
The tournament field also will include Smoky Valley, Ster?ling, Circle, Conway Springs, Chapman, Hutch?in?son Trinity and Salina Sacred Heart.
Hillsboro travels to Sterl?ing next Tuesday with a 3 p.m. start time.