ARKANSAS CITY — The Newton High School girls’ tennis team placed 12th out of 14 teams Wednesday at the Arkansas City Invitational. Bishop Carroll won the tournament with 144 points, followed by host Arkansas City at 128 and Salina Central at 97. Newton scored 50 points. In singles play, Savannah Sailors finished 1-4 to take 16th place. Lauren Mellinger finished 1-3 to take 23rd. In doubles play, Hannah Carlgren and Samantha Wong placed 15th at 2-3. Kate Jolliff and Stephanie Brown took 25th at 2-2. Newton competes Thursday at the Hutchinson Invitational.
Arkansas City Inv. Team scores — Bishop Carroll 144, Arkansas City 128, Salina Central 97, Winfield 91, Independence 89, McPherson 87, Salina South 85, Maize South 76, Andover Central 75, Wichita Independent 60, Andover 58, Newton 50, Goddard 31, Campus 14. Newton results Singles 16. Sailors (1-4) — 1. W Roskam Gdd. 8-0, 2. L Fugit And.Ct. 8-0, CQF. L Sarnacki Win. n/a, CSF. L Cabrera Ark C. 8-6, 15th. L Groene Win. 8-4. 23. Mellinger (1-3) — 1. L Rochat And. 8-3, C1. bye, CQF. L Hoffman McP. 8-2, CSF. L Gurstenhorn MS 8-3, 23rd. W Hernansdez Gdd. 8-1. Doubles 14. Carlgren-Wong (2-3) — 1. W Baylosis-Zarvala Cam. 8-0, 2. L Smith-Mankoski Win. 8-5, CQF. L Matthews-Matthews Ind. 8-7 (8-6), CSF. W Calvert-Tarbox And. Ct. 8-4, 13. L White-Suchart MS 8-4. 25. Jolliff-Brown (2-2) — 1. L Porter-Welch Ind. 8-2, C1. L Courbot-Darnell SS 8-2, CQF bye, CSF. W Butler-Watson Gdd. n/a, 25th. W McBride-St. Clairy WI n/a.