The Ada High School boys tennis team placed three in the finals and won two championships as it secured the team title of its own tournament on Friday.

Ada posted a team score of 57, followed by Norman North at 54, Deer Creek at 52 and Duncan at 50.

Harrison Boggs and Reese Siegle were champions at No. 1 doubles, while Ryan McCortney and Lane Taylor combined to claim the No. 2 doubles crown for the Cougars.

Boggs and Siegle knocked off Norman North’s Miller and Sonne, 6-4, 6-2 in their title match while McCortney and Taylor were 6-3, 6-7, 10-7 winners in their finals match over Norman North’s Fusser and Chibanbaram.

At No. 2 singles, Ada’s Landon Swopes rolled to the finals but fell to Deer Creek’s Cooper Thomas in the finals as Cooper won 6-2, 6-1.

Christian Siegle claimed fifth place at No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Durant’s Blake Barron in his final match of the tournament.

The next action for the Cougars will be March 26 at the Duncan West Tournament, to be held in Oklahoma City.

Lady Cougars finish fifth

The Ada High School girls tennis team settled for a fifth-place finish in its own tournament on Saturday.

Duncan won the tournament with a team score of 57, followed by Deer Creek at 54, Yukon at 44, Norman at 44 and Ada at 42. There were 15 teams competing in the event.

The Lady Cougars had one fourth-place effort, two fifth-place finishes and one eighth place.

Ada’s highest finish came at No. 2 doubles, as the combination of Maggie Summers and Ella Summers fell in their final match by a 6-4, 0-6 (13-11) count.

At No. 1 doubles, the Ada team of Lauryn Hawkins and Meredyth Morris was 1-6, 6-2 (10-8) winners over Ardmore’s B team of Corona and Tellez in the fifth-place match.

Mikayla Freeman, competing at No. 1 singles for the Lady Cougars, captured fifth after a 2-6, 6-1 (10-5) victory over McAlester’s Abby Smith.

At No. 1 singles, Pauls Valley’s Cameron Freeland was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Ada’s Maggie Johnson in the seventh-place match.

The next action for the Lady Cougars will be March 28 at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center.

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Jeff Cali has been covering sports in the Ada area since the mid-90s. He graduated from Byng High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from East Central University.