CHEYENNE — The Green River Wolves tennis team traveled to Cheyenne for the 4A South Regional Tennis Tournament. The two-day tournament featured eight teams including Rock Springs. Green River finished the state tournament strong with both the boys and girls teams capturing second place overall.
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On the boys team, Caeden Grubb battled back after a second-round exit and played in the number one singles consolation bracket championship. Grubb lost to Cheyenne Central’s Eli Norgauer 7-5, 6-4.
Connor Friel reached the number two singles championship game, but ultimately lost to Cheyenne Central’s Ryan Stampfli 6-2, 6-1.
The number one doubles team featuring Eli Potter and John Leininger won the consolation championship against Cheyenne East. The duo took the match 6-1, 6-0.
Domenick Kunkle and Camden Nelson also reached the number two doubles championship game against Cheyenne Central. Central once again defeated the Wolves 6-1, 7-6.
Braxton Cordova and Zach Friel followed suit of Potter and Leininger with a victory in the number three doubles consolation championship game. The two won over Rock Springs 6-2, 6-0.
As for the girls, Megan Counts reached the number two singles championship game but fell short to Central’s Kaitlyn Smedley 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.
Morgan Atkins and Roryanne Ratliff made the number one doubles championship game against Central. However, the two ladies couldn’t get it done as they lost 6-2, 6-4.
Sydney Beutel and Alicia Harrison finished strong with a victory in the number two doubles championship game. Beutel and Harrison defeated Central in a three set match 6-7, 6-1, 6-3.
Emmie Archibald and Kaylee Carson won the number three doubles consolation championship over Torrington 6-3, 6-2.
In addition, head coach Phillip Harder was recognized as the 2019 Wyoming South Conference Girls Tennis Coach of the Year.
Green River will head to the state tournament next week.
Congratulations on a successful weekend!
Below are team results from the 2019 South Regional Tennis Tournament.