Weber claims fifth in state tennis

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Hillsboro?s Allison Weber hits the overhead volley during her opening match Friday afternoon against Omelia Thomas of Ellinwood at the Class 3-2-1A state tennis tournament in Hutchinson. The tournament was delayed by rain midway through their first set. When play resumed Sunday afternoon, Weber defeated Thomas, 4-6, 6-4 (11-9), then lost to the tournament?s undefeated No. 1 seed and eventual champion, Sara Goodwin of Kansas City Christian, 6-0, 6-0. On Monday, Weber came back to claim fifth place by defeating Ryce Stuckey of Sterling, 9-0, Alyssa Ediger of Coldwater-South Central, 9-3, and Heather Koester of Conway Springs, 9-4.

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