Wellington girls tennis team is ranked No. 8 or “others” in Class 4A

first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Wellington girls tennis team is starting to get some statewide attention.The latest Kansas Tennis Association rankings came out and Wellington is listed in the “others” in Class 4A. Remember, individual sports in Class 4A are not divided into two classifications like the team sports of football, basketball, baseball, and volleyball.Wellington is one of eight teams mentioned in the latest Kansas Tennis Association poll which is heady stuff considering there is about 40 teams in the classification.The tennis rankings which came out on Monday are as follows: 1. McPherson.2. Independence.3. Topeka Hayden.4. Winfield.5. Andover Central.Others: Buhler, Bishop Miege and Wellington.•••••Wellington put its rankings to the test by participating in the Conway Springs quad earlier this week. Conway Springs is ranked No. 3 in Class 3A and beat Wellington in the season opening quad earlier this year.The team scores were: Wellington 21, Conway Springs 20, Goddard Eisenhower 19, South Barber 0.“I was really proud of the girls we haven’t won this tournament the past couple years,” said Brian Aufdengarten, Wellington head tennis coach. “We had some very good performances on the day.”In No. 1 singles Peyton Adams won her second championship in three meets.“She beat two solid players Watson from Goddard 8-4, and Robinson from Conway 8-5,” Aufdengarten said. “Peyton tweaked her ankle this weekend but her mobility looked pretty good.”In No. 2 singles, Auni Williams dropped her opening match and then bounced back to beat two Conway Springs players.  In the match to decide second and third, Williams beat Bellar 8-5.“Auni’s last match was a very good quality match and she played well,” Aufdengarten said.In No. 1 doubles Maggie Fink and Mekenna Adams placed second overall and played some very exciting tennis.   They went 2-1 beating South Barber and a strong Goddard team.  In the final match they lost to a senior pair from Conway Springs who finished third at state last season 8-6.“They played well and had a chance, out of 14 games, eight of them went to deuce,” Aufdengarten said. “We have two decent doubles teams and Maggie and Mekenna proved they are a good team today.”In No. 2 doubles Alexis Hinman and Noelle Wright finished 1-2 good for third.  They lost to Goddard but came back to win against South Barber.  In their final match they battled hard against good team from Conway.The Wellington team is traveling today to Ark City and that one will be a good one.The teams at this tournament include:Andover—#1 in 5AArk City—#2 in 5ABishop Carroll—#3 in 5AKapaun Mt. Carmel—#4 in 5ASalina Central—#6 in 5AMaize South—#8 in 5AMcPherson—#1 in 4AIndependence—#2 in 4AWinfield—#4 in 4AAndover Central #5 in 4AWellington—#8 in 4ACollegiate—#1 in 3AIndependent—#2 in 3A`•••••The Wellington junior varsity JV traveled to Winfield – no team scores available#1 singles Peighton Westmoreland finished sixth.#2 singles Mercedes Vazquez finished sixth.#1 doubles Abby Lowe & Lexi Saffell finished sixth.#2 doubles Brentasia Cramer & Laken Kimball finished fourth.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img

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