Wamego tennis had two singles players and a doubles team compete at the Class 4A state tennis championship at the T.H. Vaughan Tennis Center in Winfield over the weekend.
Junior Sarah Jones ended the two-day tournament with a 10th-place finish despite coming in with the worst overall record in terms of winning percentage. She was the only singles competitor who entered the event with a losing record.
Jones lost 7-5, 6-0, to Bailey Jackson of Pratt in the opening round before rebounding to win 9-5 over MaKenna Roark of Winfield in the first round of the consolation bracket.
Jones then beat Wichita-Trinity Academy senior Sarah Jones 9-3 before falling to to Wellington's Kami Reichenberger 9-3 in the consolation quarterfinals.
Jones rebounded with a 9-3 win over Callie Schlorholtz of Independence before falling to McPherson senior Taylor Berger 9-2 in the ninth-place match.
Wamego senior Jocelyn Stewart lost, 6-1, 6-0, to Buhler's Kacey Lehl in the opening round before falling to Berger in the consolation bracket.
The Wamego doubles team of Claire Wohler and junior Brittney Crubel lost a close tiebreaker to senior Laynie Glaves and freshman Londyn Soto from Circle 6-1, 2-6(1-0)(3) in Friday's first round.
The duo faced junior Tyra Bogle and junior Grace Thompson from Chanute and fell 9-2, ending the Wamego pair's season.