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Manchester Tennis Sixth At West Noble


The Manchester Squires tennis team placed sixth out of eight teams at the West Noble Invitational Saturday, Sept. 2.

The No. 2 doubles team of Sammie Lambert placed second for Manchester’s best result. They started the day with a 6-2, 6-0 win over a wildcard team featuring a player from Bluffton and Lakeland, followed by a 6-1 7-6 (4) win over Bluffton’s actual No. 2 team, 6-1, 7-6 (4), before losing to Huntington North, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

The No. 1 doubles team of Henderson and Trump went 2-1 on the day, placing third. The junior due opened with a 6-1, 6-1 win over West Noble before losing a tough 3-setter, 6-3, 3-6, (10-5), in the semifinals. They rebounded in the third-place match with a 6-2, 1-6, (10-8) win against Central Noble.

At No. 1 singles, Jones finished in seventh place. The Squire senior lost to Huntington North, 6-0, 6-1, then defeated West Noble, 7-6 (2), 6-2, before losing to Bremen, 8-0.

Mugford substituted in for Josh Steely who didn’t make the trip and went 0-3 on the day but not without a fight in eighth place. The freshman lost to West Noble, 6-1, 6-3, followed by a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Central Noble, and an 8-6 loss to Lakeland.

Fellow freshman Struble-Hedstrom also placed eighth at No. 3 singles, also with some close results. He started with a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Lakeland, followed by a marathon 7-6 (10), 4-6, (10-8) loss to West Noble, and ended the day with a 9-7 loss to Central Noble.

The Squires host Whitko on Thursday, Sept. 7, and travel to Jimtown for a dual match on Saturday, Sept. 9.

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