CHEYENNE – Cheyenne South senior Brendan Lock qualified for his fourth No. 1 singles final at the Wyoming state tennis tournament Friday in Gillette.

Lock topped Sheridan’s Ethan Kutz 6-4, 6-3 to earn the chance to win his third consecutive No. 1 singles championship. Lock will face Laramie’s Kyle Moore in the final today.

Cheyenne Central junior Emily Needham downed Sheridan’s Julia Kutz, 6-2, 6-1 to reach the No. 1 singles final. Needham – who won the No. 2 singles title last fall – will face Casper Kelly Walsh sophomore Finley Klinger for the title. Klinger handed Needham her only loss this season.

The Lady Indians’ No. 1 doubles tandem of juniors Sarah Foster and Cassadie Anderson reached the final by beating Sheridan’s Stephanie Gonda and Tori Pearce, 6-4, 6-3. They’ll take on Cody’s Maddy Icenogle and Simona Wambeke in the final.

The tournament was delayed by rain, and continued well into Friday night. It was expected to resume consolation matches this morning, and play the third-place and championship matches immediately after.

Central was tied with Cody for second in the team standings with 26 points late Friday.

Central’s No. 3 doubles team of Tenley Keller and Gracie Osterland will face Cheyenne East’s Savanna Stoddard and Sydney O’Brien for third place. Both teams lost in the championship semis and rebounded to win a consolation match.

The South boys were fourth in the team standings. Powell led with 32.


PREP TENNIS

WYOMING STATE TOURNAMENT

at Gillette

GIRLS

Team Scores

1. Casper Kelly Walsh 28; 2t. Cheyenne Central, Cody 26; 4. Sheridan 24; 5. Cheyenne East 9; 6t. Thunder Basin, Green River 8.5; 8. Laramie 8; 9. Jackson 7.5; 10t. Torrington; Campbell County 5; 12t. Cheyenne South; Powell; Rock Springs 4; 15. Casper Natrona County 1.5; 16. Rawlins 1.

Cheyenne Central results

Singles

No. 1: Needham 3-0. No. 2: Smedley 2-1.

Doubles

No. 1: Foster/Anderson 3-0. No. 2: Ackerman/Tempel 2-2. No. 3: Keller/Osterland 3-1.

Cheyenne East results

Singles

No. 1: Woolridge 1-2. No. 2: Regeski 2-2.

Doubles

No. 1: Eldred/McIlwaine 0-2. No. 2: Shoemaker/Turner 3-1. No. 3: Stoddard/O’Brien 3-1.

Cheyenne South results

Singles

No. 1: Brown 3-1. No. 2: Foster 0-2.

Doubles

No. 1: Sparks/Schmiedel 0-2. No. 2: Hernandez/Willoughby 0-2. No. 3: Williams/Bonney 0-2.

BOYS

Team Scores

1. Powell 32; 2. Campbell County 20.5; 3. Casper Kelly Walsh 18; 4. Cheyenne South 15; 5. Laramie 14.5; 6t. Central; Sheridan 13; 8t. Thunder Basin; Jackson 11; 10. Green River 10; 11. Cody 9; 12. Cheyenne East 3.5; 13. Torrington 2; Rawlins 1; Rock Springs 0.5; 16. Casper Natrona County 0.

Cheyenne Central results

Singles

No. 1: Norgauer 3-1. No. 2: Stampfli 3-1.

Doubles

No. 1: Bush/Van Kirk 2-1. No. 2: Bogus/Cook 2-1. No. 3: Burron/Flowers 2-2.

Cheyenne East results

Singles

No. 1: Paskett 2-2. No. 2: Brown 0-2.

Doubles

No. 1: Gerdes/Redman 1-2. No. 2: N. Zastoupil/Colgan 0-2. No. 3: Zhang/Davis 1-2.

Cheyenne South results

Singles

No. 1: Lock 3-0. No. 2: Mothershed 1-2.

Doubles

No. 1: Ebben/Dougherty 1-2. No. 2: Valdez/Moyte 3-1. No. 3: Tyner/Torres 0-2.

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