VALLEY CENTER — McPherson High’s Ashley Achilles took second place at No. 1 singles on Thursday in the Valley Center Invitational to highlight the Bullpups’ efforts.
Achilles was 2-1.
The No. 1 doubles team of Daphane Carrillo and Madison Schmidt took third, also going 2-1. The No. 2 doubles team of Caitlin Faulk and Jensen Mierkiewicz went 1-2 for fifth.
MHS’ other entrant was Alexis Verow, who was 0-3 at No. 2 singles for sixth.
Valley Center outlasted Bishop Carroll 16-15 for the title. MHS was fifth with 8 points.
“Overall, I feel that we made improvements from Tuesday,” MHS coach Noah Lindfors. “I feel like we didn't give as many points away and we made our opponent earn them.”