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Guthrie champs Ada Lady Cougar tennis players Haley Dean, Kendall McCarty, Margo Martin, Andrea Gourley and Allison Keel pose with their trophy after winning the Guthrie Tournament championship on Friday. Both Ada tennis teams will host another Ada Tournament this Friday (boys) and Saturday (girls).

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Ada Evening News

Friday’s Results


At Guthrie Tournament

Team Standings

1. Ada    32

2. Perry    22

3. Duncan    22

(8 Teams)


1. Margo Martin (Ada) def. Brittney Attebury (Altus) 6-2, 6-0 (championship)

2. Alyssa Rue (Duncan) def. Haley Dean (Ada) 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 (championship)


1. Allison Keel-Andrea Gourley (Ada) def. Corbin-Speer (Altus) 6-4, 6-1 (Championship)

2. Hayes-Sullins (Perry) def. Kendall McCarty-Tori Ross (Ada) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 (Championship)

NOTEWORTHY: Ada placed all four of its entries into championship matches and won titles at No. 1 Singles and No. 1 Doubles en route to the teamcrown. In No. 2 Singles and No. 2 Doubles, Ada atheltes fell after three-set marathons. The Lady Cougars collected 32 points, easily outdistancing Perry and Duncan who were tied in second at 22.

Up Next: Ada Lady Cougars at Ada Tournament Saturday.


Team Standings

1. Duncan    29

2. Ada    28

3. Carl Albert    27


1. Robert Jackson (Ada) def. Nic Zinn (Duncan) 6-1, 6-0 (Championship)

2. Josh Ellis (Ada) def. Alex Na (Deer Creek) 6-0, 6-1 (Consolation Championship)


1. Matthew Medcalf-John Stout (Ada) def. Franks-Mullins (Carl Albert) 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 (championship)

2. Ryan Burkhart-Thomas Brittain (Ada) def. Elkins-Donnyna (Deer Creek) 7-5, 6-2 (Third Place)

NOTEWORTHY: Ada won titles in No. 1 Single and No. 1 Doubles but fell a point short of taking home the team championship. The No. 1 Doubles team of Matthew Medcalf and John Stout needed three sets to knock off a team from Carl Albert in the championship match.

COACHES QUOTE: “The boys and girls both played well yesterday. I still feel we can play better, and I hope they will keep striving for that,” — Ada head coach Skip Griese.

Up Next: Ada Cougar at Ada Tournament Friday.