Trojan tennis wins one at Circle quad

The Hillsboro tennis team won one match on the court at the Circle Tennis Quad last Thursday.

Ty Carey defeated Zach Headings of Haven 8-0 in No. 2 singles, but lost 8-4 to PJ Delaney of Valley Center and 8-6 to Dalton Record of Circle to place third.

?Ty was just a few points away from placing second,? coach Stuart Holmes said.

In No. 1 singles, Leo Son?tag, battling a shoulder injury, lost 8-2 to Ray Strunk of Valley Center, 8-1 to Tony Treweeke of Circle and 8-6 to Rian Borntrager of Haven Valley Center.

?Leo played well but his shoulder was a factor for sure,? Holmes said.

In No. 1 doubles, River Cecil and Josh Funk lost 8-0 to Valley Center, 8-1 to Haven and received a bye victory against Haven.

Sterling?Ty Carey picked up Hillsboro?s only win at the four-school Ster?ling Invitational April 15.

Playing No. 2 singles, Carey defeated Cooper Crump of Pratt 8-2 to go 1-2 for the day and finish third. He lost 8-1 to Angus Dufon of Ellsworth and 8-0 to Kyler Comley of Sterling.

?Ty continues to be competitive at No. 2 singles as he lost a close match, 8-6, that would have placed him second if he had won,? coach Stuart Holmes said.

In No. 1 singles, Leo Son?tag lost 8-1 to Isaac Herzog of Ellsworth, 8-0 to Matt Loomis of Pratt and defaulted to Zach Brashear of Sterling because of a shoulder injury.

In doubles, River Cecil and Josh Funk lost 8-0 to Ellsworth and Pratt, and 8-1 to Sterling.

?River and Josh continue to improve and play hard, but they had a difficult time winning games against much more experienced players,? Holmes said.

Coming?The team was scheduled to host the Trojan Invitational Tuesday, then will compete at the Hesston Invitational April 29.

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