G.C. Open tennis concludes with mixed doubles

6/10/2013

G.C. Open tennis concludes with mixed doubles

G.C. Open tennis concludes with mixed doubles

By The Telegram

Garden City High School tennis coach Rod Robinson teamed with former Buffaloes' standout Tyler Richard to capture first place on Saturday in the Garden City Open men's doubles competition at the GCHS tennis complex.

Robinson and Richard, who went unbeaten in four matches of the round-robin format, finished ahead of former GCHS player Brett Riggs and his son, Evan, who just recently completed his career for Robinson and the Buffs. In their head-to-head match, Robinson and Richard earned an 8-2 win over the Riggs duo.

Brothers Denton and Brennan Keller, former GCHS doubles teammates, took third.

In the Men's A doubles division, Patrick and Matthew Weaver of Hugoton finished first with a 4-0 record. Second place went to Kolton Talbott and Dylan Hutchins while third went to Austin Greathouse and Dylan Victor. In Men's B doubles, Jonathan Robinson and Josiah Thomas won by forfeit to take first place.

In Women's A doubles, Heather Kneeland and Linda Motzner teamed up to capture first with Marcy Lynn and Erin Boggs taking second. Shai Cartmill and Kaylee Keller placed third. In Women's B doubles, Paola Lopez and Baylee Buehne won first with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Mariela Aldaba and Skyler Childress.

On Sunday, in Mixed Doubles play, the team of Jeret and Jenni Johnson of Larned placed first with Patrick Cowan and Deiah Curtis of Great Bend placing second in the round-robin format. Linda Motzner and Rod Robinson finished third.

In Mixed Doubles A division, Shai Cartmill and Troy Cartmill earned the top spot with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Julie Brauer and Robert Askew of Dodge City. Dylan Victor and Haley Victor took third with a 10-9 (7-3) win over Austin Greathouse and Rileigh Greathouse. In Mixed B doubles, Seth and Sally Dinkel of Garden City won a 10-3 title match against Mike and Courtney Smith of Garden City. Rhyan and Sandy Elliott were third with a win over Hailey Robinson of Garden City and Devin Hawley of Holcomb.

The three-day tournament started on Friday with singles competition. More than 80 entrants competed in the tournament.

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