Another strong outing

Ada No. 2 Singles player Matthew Medcalf, shown in action earlier this spring, placed third at the Duncan Tournament on Saturday. The Cougars also finished third in the team standings but were just two points behind champion Jenks.

Photo by Richard R. Barron
Ada Evening News

Saturday’s Results

BOYS

At Duncan Tournament

Team Standings

1. Jenks    56

2. P.C. North    55

3. Ada    54

(15 Teams Competed)

SINGLES

1. Chris Hayworth (P.C. North) defeated Robert Jackson (Ada) 6-2, 6-0 (Championship)

2. Matthew Medcalf (Ada) def. Jeremy Nygen (Norman North) 6-2, 6-2 (3rd Place)

DOUBLES

1. Chase Sheffield-John Stout (Ada) def. Hank Hudson-Josh Wehnerbers (Guthrie) 6-4, 6-2 (3rd Place)

2. Leach-Mathis (Jenks) def. Drew Burkhart-Matt Robinson (Ada) 6-1, 6-2 (Championship)

NOTEWORTHY: The Ada boys finished third in the team standings but were only two points behind first-place Jenks. The Trojans tallied 56 points compared to 55 for Putnam City North and 54 for the Cougars Both Robert Jackson (No. 1 Singles) and the team of Drew Burkhart and Matt Robinson (No. 2 Doubles) reached championship matches at the tournament.

COACHES QUOTE: “Today was a pretty good showing. We battled the wind all day. We’re getting ready for Shawnee next week and then the regionals in May,” — Ada head coach Skip Griese.

Up Next: Ada at Shawnee Saturday.

Friday’s Results

GIRLS

At Duncan Tournament

Team Standings

1. Duncan    62

2. Jenks    58

3. Ada    48

(13 Teams Competed)

SINGLES

1. Lexie Maytubby (Anadarko) def. Margo Martin (Ada) 6-4, 6-3 (3rd Place)

2. Alex Morales (Ardmore) def. Jennifer West (Ada) 6-3, 6-1 (3rd Place)

DOUBLES

1. Erica Poe-Madison Whitworth (Ada) def. B. Powell-P. Powell (Guthrie) injury default (3rd Place)

2. Allison Keel-Andrea Gourley (Ada) def. Reber-Limber (P.C. North) 6-4, 6-2 (5th Place)

NOTEWORTHY: Ada used a third-place finish by No. 1 Doubles partners Erica Poe and Madison Whitworth and two fourth-place showings to finish third in the team standings (48 points) at the rugged Duncan Tournament on Friday. Host Duncan won the event with 62 points.

COACHES QUOTE: “The girls played very welll aginst some tough competition. They are starting to peak at the right time,” — Ada head coach Skip Griese.

Up Next: Ada at Shawnee Tournament Friday, 8 a.m.

JUNIOR HIGH

Saturday’s Results

BOYS

At Seminole Tournament

Team Standings

1. Enid    41

2. Edmond Sequoyah    40

3. Edmond Cimarron    36

4. Ada    32

5. OCS    31

6. Edmond Central    20

(tie) Henryetta    20

(tie) Seminole    20

9. Shawnee    13

10. Tecumseh    11

Ada Individual Results

SINGLES

1. Brett Herrin (OCS) def. Josh Ellis (Ada) 8-3 (3rd Place).

2. Brandon Jacob (OCS) def. Chris Taylor (Ada) 9-8 (3rd Place).

DOUBLES

1. Tanner Sheffield-Zack Whelchel (Ada) def. Parker-Todd (Edmond Central) 8-2 (5th Place).

2. Steven Davidson-Charlie Hansen (Ada) def. Hwang-Young (Enid) 8-1 (3rd Place).

Note: The Ada boys team qualified for the Team State Tennis Tournament scheduled for May 11 in Tulsa.

 Up Next: Ada at Individual State Tournament Thursday in Tulsa.

Friday’s Results

GIRLS

At Seminole Tournament

Team Standings

1. Edmond Sequoyah    40

2. Ada    37

3. Edmond Cimarron    34

(tie) Enid    34

5. OCS    25

6. Edmond Central    21

7. Henryetta    20

8. Shawnee    15

9. Moore    14

tie Tecumseh    14

11. Seminole    13

Ada Individual Results

SINGLES

1. Taylor Wood (Ada) def. Maddie Little (Edmond Central) 8-6 (5th Place).

2. Jaci Smith (Edmond Sequoyah) def. Natalie Keel (Ada) 8-5 (3rd Place).

DOUBLES

1. Blasi/Enmeier (Enid) def. Kendall McCarty-Tori Ross (Ada) 6-2, 1-6, (12-10) (1st Place).

2. Haley Dean-Menee Thomsen (Ada) def. Anderson-Powers (Edmond Sequoyah) 6-4, 6-4 (1st Place).

2. Byrne-Heitfeld (Edmond Cimarron-Enid) def. Elizabeth Bagwell-Karah Gross (Ada II) 8-1 (11th Place).

 Up Next: Ada at Ada Junior High Tennis Tournament Monday.

 

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