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SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School tennis teams will take two number one seeds in to this weekend’s state tournament after Reed Ritterbusch and Julia Fenn won North Regional Tennis Tournament titles Saturday.
For the boys at No. 1 singles Ritterbusch defeated Sam Coulter of Gillette, 6-4 and 6-4 to secure his top spot. Fenn, at No. 1 singles for the girls, defeated Natrona’s Regan Hendricks 6-2, 6-1.
Ritterbusch is matched up with Brennan Hansen of Riverton in the first round at state. Fenn will face Regan Ford of Rawlins. Each will be defending their No. 1 singles titles from 2012.
Earning runner-up finishes were Adam Berry, No. 2 singles and Lachlan Brennan and Tristan Gamble at No. 2 doubles. Turner Martini and Logan Garstad fought off a semifinal loss at No. 1 doubles and came back to earn third place Saturday.
Katelynn Brooks took third at No. 2 singles for the girls. Brooks fought out of a tough first round matchup on the rainy first day when players completed eight-game pro sets. She beat Natrona’s Tristyn Phillips 9-7, and after falling in the semis, would come back to defeat Phillips again in the consolation final 6-3 and 7-5.
The state tournament will be held in Gillette.
No. 1 singles Reed Ritterbusch 1st
Reed Ritterbusch def. David Gard RIVERTON 8-1
def. Jordan Steckler CODY 7-5, 6-2
def. Sam Coulter GILLETTE 6-4, 6-4
No. 2 singles Adam Berry 2nd
def. Josh Gilmore JACKSON 8-3
def. Gabe Belden GILLETTE 6-3, 7-6
lost to Trey Blough CODY 6-0, 6-2
No. 1 doubles Turner Martini/Logan Garstad 3rd
def. Fraley/Morrison RIVERTON 8-4
lost to Smith Harvey CODY 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
Consolation final: def. Frank/Livingood JACKSON 6-4, 6-1
No. 2 doubles Lachlan Brennan/Tristan Gamble 2nd
def. Redosovich/Pierce NATRONA 8-2
def. Nutting/Okray GILLETTE 6-1, 6-3
lost to Ross/Frank JACKSON 6-2, 6-1
No. 3 doubles Robert Meixsell/Sam Sanders 4th
def. Flores/Asher POWELL 8-2
lost to Myers/Myers GILLETTE 6-1, 6-4
lost to Sauter/Levy JACKSON 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
No. 1 singles Julia Fenn 1st
def. Alex Verosky RIVERTON 8-0
def. Cydney Barrus POWELL 6-0, 6-0
def. Regan Hendricks NATRONA 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 singles Katelynn Brooks 3rd
def. Tristyn Phillips NATRONA 9-7
lost to Lauren Miller GILLETTE 6-4, 6-1
consolation semi: def. Meg Dickerman CODY 7-6, 6-3
consolation final: def. Trystyn Phillips NATRONA 6-3, 7-5
No. 1 doubles Annalee Bailey/Gina Romanjenko
lost to Soler/Soler NATRONA 8-0
lost to Bennoin/Richards KELLY WALSH 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 doubles Hanna Maixner/Samantha Hamilton
lost to Brinkerhoff/Anderson POWELL 8-3
consolation: def. Chadderson/Reish KELLY WALSH 7-5, 6-2
consolation semi: def. Gordon/Morales CODY 7-6, 6-4
consolation final: lost to Jennings/Spearman NATRONA 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
No. 3 doubles Jillian Stalker/ Belen Espada-Vioque
lost to Schutzman/Berry CODY 8-1
consolation def. Boothe/Hubbard KELLY WALSH 7-6, 6-3
consolation semi: lost to Shea/Ednie JACKSON 6-7, 6-3, 6-3