Hasch and Timme finish second in NCKL tournament

CHAPMAN–Rachel Hasch and Danielle Timme finished second in #1 doubles play at the North Central Kansas League tennis tournament here on Saturday. The Panthers finished fifth in the team standings. Hasch and Timme defeated Jessie Heiman and Brittany Duer of Chapman 8-4 in their opening match, then lost to Jenae Harmer and Lauren Hawkinson of Marysville in a tiebreaker 8-7(7-2). The Panther duo bounced back with an 8-0 win over Emma Girton and Jaden Wilcoxson of Clay Center, then lost to Kaylee Page and Lanie Page of Wamego, 8-2.  Hasch and Timme won their final match of the day 8-2 over Carly Wilson and Mallory Olberding of Abilene. The twosome tied for second place but had the best winning percentage of the three teams tied and were awarded second place.  Sara Hittle playing #1 singles finished in sixth place. Hittle lost to Rachel Sutter of Chapman 8-0, lost to Kassie Breshears of Marysville 8-0, lost to Hannah Callan of Clay Center 8-4, lost to Amanda Van Seggren of Wamego 8-0 and lost to Marissa Schardein of Abilene 8-0. Autumn Zimmerman playing #2 singles finished fifth for the Panthers. Zimmerman lost to Brianna Elliot of Chapman 8-4, lost to Rachel Frese of Marysville 8-2, defeated Chloe Gaug of Clay Center 8-5, lost to Tessa Seeberger of Wamego 8-6 and lost to Kinsey Ford of Abilene 8-2. Concordia's #2 doubles team of Julie Gross and Marissa Morgan finished in sixth place. The twosome lost to Katy Fink and Carlie Phillips of Chapman 8-1, lost to Hillary Ronnebaum and Madison Nieberding of Marysville 8-0, lost to Paige Richardson and Hannah Fowles of Clay Center 8-4, lost to Hannah Pearce and Anna Stratton of Wamego 8-4 and lost to Belle Barbieri and Same Reiff of Abilene 8-2.The Panthers finished fifth overall in the tournament with eleven points. Chapman won the meet with 39 points, Marysville was second with 38 points and Wamego finished third with 31 points. "The league tournament really reflected our season today," said Panther Coach Steve Mitchell, "we were strong in some places but very weak in others. Rachel and Danielle took a big step forward today," said Mitchell, and should be seeded in the top six at the regional tournament. "The Panthers will compete in the regional tournament in McPherson this weekend.

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