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5A Regional champs The Ada High boys tennis team rolled to a Class 5A Regional championship Monday at the Ada Tennis Center. The Cougars piled up 36 points, easily out-distancing second-place McAlester which finished with 26. Posing with their regional hardware are: Robert Jackson, Drew Burkhart, Chase Sheffield, Matt Robinson, John Stout and Matthew Medcalf

Monday’s Results

Class 5A Regional Tournament

At Ada Tennis Center

Team Standings

1. Ada    36

2. McAlester    26

3. Durant    23

4. Tulsa Edison    19

5. Collinsville    15

6. Skiatook    14

7. Tulsa East Central    11


1. Robert Jackson (Ada) def. Ethan Ferguson (Durant), 6-3, 6-3 (Championship).

2. Matthew Medcalf (Ada) def. Devon Leone (McAlester), 6-1, 6-2 (Championship).


1. Chase Sheffield/John Stout (Ada) def. Chris Burns/Tucker Olson (McAlester) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 (Championship).

2. Drew Burkhart/Matt Robinson (Ada) def. Jones/Sandoval (Tulsa Edison), 6-1, 6-3 (Championship).

NOTEWORTHY: The Cougars swept their way to the regional championship as all four entries won regional championships. Robert Jackson (No. 1) and Matthew Medcalf (No. 2) won singles titles, while Chase Sheffield/John Stout (No. 1) and Drew Burkhart/Matt Robinson (No. 2) did so in doubles action.

COACHES QUOTE: “Winning regionals is always nice, but sweeping regionals is always nicer.” — Ada head boys coach Skip Griese.

Up next: Ada boys at Class 5A State Tournament, Friday and Saturday at Will Rogers Tennis Center in Oklahoma City.

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