The Ada High boys’ tennis team, on the strength of two third-place finishes by their two doubles teams, finished runner-up in the 16-team Guthrie Tournament on Monday.
Carl Albert won the tournament with a team score of 52, followed by Ada (49), Yukon (47) and Oklahoma Christian (43).
The Cougars’ No. 1 Doubles team of Josh Ellis and Andrew Leach and No. 2 combination of Charlie Hansen and Zack Whelchel each rolled to straight-set victories in the final matches to claim third.
Ada’s John Stout won his final match and claimed fifth place at No. 1 Singles while teammate Jamie Earle lost his third-place match at No. 2 Singles.
The next action for the Ada boys will be Friday at Duncan. The Ada girls play in the Guthrie Tournament today and the Duncan Tourney on Saturday.
Monday, April 15
At Guthrie Tournament
1. Carl Albert 52
2. Ada 49
3. Yukon 47
4. Oklahoma Christian 43
Ada Individual Results
No. 1 Singles – John Stout (Ada) def. Sam Moffatt (Duncan), 6-1, 6-0 for 3rd place
No. 2 Singles – Bryce Hebrink (Carl Albert) def, Jamie Earle (Ada), 6-1, 6-3 for 3rd place
No. 1 Doubles – Josh Ellis/Andrew Leach (Ada) def. Hill/Na (Deer Creek), 6-1, 7-5
No. 2 Doubles – Charlie Hansen/Zack Whelchel (Ada) def. Honeycutt/Moore (Grove) for 3rd place