HHS tennis opens at Conway Springs

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.

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