SALINA — McPherson High’s JV tennis team fashioned a runner-up finish on Tuesday in the Salina Central Invitational.
The host Mustangs outlasted MHS 58-48 for the title, with Salina South (48) and Sacred Heart (40) making things interesting. Manhattan (38) and Junction City (32) rounded out the balanced field.
Sophie Smith was the story for the Bullpups by going 3-0 to take first place in singles. Caitlin Faulk went 0-3.
Ashley Achilles and Madison Schmidt made the finals in doubles before losing as they were 2-1 on the day. Daphane Carrillo and Jessie Kynaston were 1-2 for 10th.