NEWTON — McPherson High’s JV girls tennis team came up just short in its bid to win the Newton Invitational on Tuesday.
Arkansas City shaded the Bullpups 21-17 for first place. Other scores were Winfield (16), Hutchinson (13), Derby (12) and Newton (8).
MHS’ Ashley Achilles was 4-0 to take first place at No. 2 singles. Sophie Smith played No. 1, taking second with a 2-1 record.
Madison Schmidt and Jessie Kynaston were 2-1 for third at No. 1 doubles, while Caitlin Faulk and Caroline Arrendondo were 0-3 for sixth at No. 2.