Lady Saint wins tourney bracket

The men’s and women’s tennis teams competed in two tournaments recently. The Salina and Lindsborg tourney Sept. 16-19 and the Wichita tournament Sept. 10-13. Lady Saint Kate Gabashvili won against a Barton College player in a third set tie-break match. Her opponent’s leg cramped, resulting in her conceding the match. Antigoné Lowery reached the semifinals against an Oklahoma Baptist University player. Seward’s Shawn McWhorter reached the finals round and lost 6-1, 6-2. Fernando Soni made it to the semifinals, but lost to a Lindenwood University. The Wichita event was Sept. 10-13. Kate Gabashvili was the most successful of the college teams, reaching the quarter finals, where she lost 8-5. The tennis team was supposed to play Thursday, but the opposing school backed out. Instead, the team played against each other. Their next tournament will be regionals Oct. 2-4 in Oklahoma City.