Duncan Tennis sweeps first home tournament | Sports

Duncan Tennis opened the 2022 season at home with a sweep of the JC Perkins Invitational Tournament that featured both varsity and JV teams for the girls ‘and boys’ tennis teams.

Starting this past Tuesday morning, Duncan had two champions on the girls’ side, two runner up on the girls’ side and two consolation winners to start the Lady Demons’ tennis season.

Playing in one singles for varsity was Machenzie Guernsey, who finished as the consolation champion with two wins to finish the tournament with a 2-1 record.

Guernsey won against Pauls Valley and Altus in the consolation title match to secure the first medal for the Lady Demons.

Jayden Brown played the two singles for the Lady Demons and finished as runner up by winning against Durant and Lawton High to get to the championship match against OCS.

Brown finished as runner-up after dropping the match to take home the second place medal for the two singles competition with the next medal coming in the form of gold as both doubles teams for varsity won their bracket.

The one doubles team of Marissa Bumgarner and Emma Moore took home the first place honors with victories over Eisenhower, Lawton High and then in the title match over OCS.

Kaylee Harrison and Sheridan White were the last varsity representatives for Duncan and won the doubles two title by winning against Pauls Valley, Lawton High and Duncan’s JV team of Julia Haney and Amelia Lokey, who finished as runner-up of the bracket.

Lokey and Haney got victories over Altus and Durant to get to the finals match against their teammates.

Ava Miller was the final winner for the Lady Demons as she won the consolation title in the two singles tournament by winning against Eisenhower and Altus after an opening loss to OCS.

It was almost a clean sweep on the boys’ varsity team as they took home three first place finishes and a runner up while one of their JV teams won the consolation title in their respective bracket.

Gavin Curry finished as runner up in the one singles competition after winning against OCS and Pauls Valley. However, a loss against Altus in the title match made them come in as the only runner-up for the boys’ side.

Jonah Link, a returning starter, got the first title for the boys’ side in the two singles by winning against Pauls Valley, Lawton High and then Eisenhower in the championship game.

Jacko Kuehn and Devin Reyes was the one doubles team as they were the one seed and had a bye in the first round but took victories against Durant and Lawton High to win the title.

Carson Hughes and Jace Van der Breggen took part in the doubles two team for varsity and finished as champions of the bracket after winning against OCS, Lawton High and Altus.

On the JV side, the doubles one team of Brady Earson and Henry Spoering went 1-1 and took the consolation title of the bracket by winning against OCS in the consolation finals after receiving a bye in the second round and a loss in the first.

Coach Darren Cobble was proud of the way his team supported each other and played hard to begin the 2022 season.

“Everybody played hard and the energy was high from the players, the crowd, parents and the coaches,” Cobble said. “This is a very close tennis family and we all are pulling on the same rope. I’m excited to see how this season unfolds. “

The season continues with the first separate tournaments of the year as March 4, the girls will play at the OKC Tennis Center and the boys play on March 5 at the OKC Tennis Center for the next tournament.

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