HESSTON — The Hesston High School tennis team will send five of its six entries to state after winning the Class 3-2-1A regional title Friday and Saturday at Hesston.

The Swathers topped Wichita Independent 17-13 for the team title. Central Plains was third at nine. Ellinwood, Lyons and Sterling tied for fourth at four points. There were 11 teams in competition.

The doubles team of Makaiya Russell and Ashley Hubbard won the doubles title at 4-0. Russell and Hubbard downed Winnie Shaw and Sydney Hicks of Wichita Independent 6-1, 6-4 in the championship match.

The team of Kylie Martin and Michaela Martin took third. After a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Shaw and Hicks in the semifinals, the Martins downed Kelsey Jenkins and Kristina Head of Lyons in the finals 6-4, 6-3 in the third-place match.

In singles play for Hesston, Halle Krehbiel took third. After a 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 loss to Sense Cadman of Wichita Independent in the semifinals, Krehbiel downed Lydia Miller of Sterling in the third-place match 6-0, 6-1. Emily Ryan of Central Plains downed Cadman in the finals 6-2, 6-2.

Hesston’s Mackenzie Unruh finished play 1-1, falling in the second round. Unruh ends the season 12-12.

The state tournament will be Friday and Saturday at the Harmon Park Tennis Complex in Prairie Village. Play begins at 11:30 a.m. Friday and resumes at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Krehbiel, a sophomore, enters state play 21-4. Russell, a senior, and Hubbard, a junior, enter state play 25-4. Kylie Martin, a junior, and Michaela Martin, a freshman, enters state play 18-4.

Class 3-2-1A Regionals

Friday and Saturday

at Hesston

Top six singles and doubles entries advance to state.

Team scores — Hesston 17, Wichita Independent 13, Central Plains 9, Ellinwood 4, Lyons 4, Sterling 4, Hutchinson Trinity 3, Elyria Christian 3, Hoisington 1, Douglass 0, Haven 0.

SINGLES

First round — Mackenzie Unruh He. def. Caeli Clennan HT 6-2, 6-4; Shelby Bontrager EC def. Audrie Harms Hoi. 6-1, 6-3.

Second round — Halle Krehbiel He. def. Kayleigh Boyd Dgl. 6-2, 6-0; Wittney Hammeke Ell. def. Audrey Ingram Hoi. 7-6 (7-1), 6-4; Mikayla Menges CP def. Unruh Hes. 6-0, 7-5; Sense Cadman WI def. Taryn Roble Ell. 6-0, 6-0; Makenzie Archer EC def. Brianna Fenno Dgl. 6-2, 6-1; Lydia Miller St. def. Bontrager EC 6-1, 6-1; Marin McClausland WI def. Kiah Zambo St. 6-0, 6-0; Emily Ryan CP def. Shawna Chase Hav. 6-0, 6-0.

Quarterfinals — Krehbiel He. def. Hammeke Ell. 6-0, 6-0; Cadman WI def. Menges CP 6-2, 6-0; Miller St. def. Archer EC 7-6 (7-4), 6-3; Ryan CP def. McClausland WI 6-0, 6-0.

Championship semifinals — Cadman WI def. Krehbiel Hes. 1-6, 6-4, 7-5; Ryan CP def. Miller St. 6-0, 6-1.

Consolation semifinals — Menges CP def. Hammeke Ell. 6-3, 6-1; Archer EC def. McClausland WI 6-2, 6-0.

Championship — Ryan CP def. Cadman WI 6-2, 6-2. Third place — Krehbiel Hes. def. Miller 6-0, 6-1. Fifth place — Archer EC def. Menges CP 6-1, 6-0.

DOUBLES

First round — Daphne Doll-Monica Hammeke Ell. def. Hayley Chamberlin-Katie Grunder CP 1-6, 6-2, 10-8 TB; Devany Gamez-Tania Silva Ly. def. Caitlun Nelson-Lindzi Archer EC 2-6, 6-3, 10-8 TB; Katie Comley-Morgan Simpson St. def. Aurora Pound-Maddiswon Kauffman Hav. 6-1, 6-1; Hayley Harris-Maggie Vinduska HT def. Natasha Edmonds-Brittany Farmer Dgl. 7-5, 6-3.

Second round — Makaiya Russell-Ashley Hubbard Hes. def. Mikki Yoder-Sierra Green Hav. 6–0, 6-0; Bailee Bachar-Katelyn Knapp Hoi. def. Hayley Foltz-Gretchen Grimmet Dgl. 6-4, 4-6, 13-11 TB; Kelsey Jenkins-Kristina Head Ly. def. Doll-Hammeke Ell. 6-0, 6-0; Tara Collins-Katelyn Reh Ell. def. Gamez-Silva Ly. 6-1, 6-1; Winnie Shaw-Sydney Hicks WI def. Comley-Simpson St. 6-0, 6-1; Harris-Vinduska HT def. Hannah Beran-Zoe Potter CP 7-5, 4-6, 10-7 TB; Noelle Graham-Gracie Diaz HT def. Emma Mooney-Kassidy Harms Hoi. 6-0, 6-3; Kylie Martin-Michaela Martin Hes. def. McKiah Sn Miguel-Natalie Schweitzer St. 6-0, 6-0.

Quarterfinals — Russell-Hubbard Hes. def. Bacher-Knapp Hoi. 6-1, 6-0; Jenkins-Head Ly. def. Collins-Reh Ell. 6-1, 6-2; Shaw-Hicks WI def. Harris-Vinduska HT 6-0, 6-2; K.Martin-M.Martin Hes. def. Graham-Diaz HT 6-0, 6-3.

Championship semifinals — Russell-Hubbard Hes. def. Jenkins-Head Ly. 6-4, 6-2; Shaw-Hicks WI def. K.Martin-M.Martin Hes. 7-5, 6-4.

Consolation semifinals — Reh-Collins Ell. def. Bacher-Knapp Hoi. 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; Graham-Diaz HT def. Harris-Vinduska HT 6-3, 6-3.

Championship — Russell-Hubbard Hes. def. Shaw-Hicks WI 6-1, 6-4. Third place — K.Martin-M.Martin Hes. def. Jenkins-Head Ly. 6-4, 6-3. Fifth place — Reh-Collins Ell. def. Graham-Diaz HT 6-1, 7-5.