State ‘A’ Boys Tennis: Yankton wins first-ever title, RC Christian finishes second

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Yankton rallied during the final day of competition to win its first-ever boys state tennis championship.

Yankton finished first at the State ‘A’ boys tennis tournament with 493.5 points followed by Rapid City Christian with 422.5 points.

Yankton won three individual state championships; Flight 4 singles, Flight 1 doubles and Flight 3 doubles.

Rapid City Christian also won three individual state titles.

Noah Greni defeated Gage Becker from Yankton in the Flight 1 singles title match, 6-2, 6-4.

That gave the Comets their first-ever individual state championship.

Andrew Dobbs from Rapid City Christian also won the Flight 3 singles championship match. He defeated Zachary Briggs from Yankton.

Plus Dobbs teamed up with Jack Hancock to win the Flight 2 doubles championship.

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Final Team Scores

1 Yankton                         493.5

2 RC Christian                 422.5

3 Mitchell                         397.5

4 SF Christian                  312

5 Pierre T.F. Riggs          282.5

6 Lennox                           240

7 Huron                             178

8 Aberdeen Roncalli       140

9 Spearfish                         89

10 Madison                       78.5

11 Milbank                         78

12 Vermillion                    15.5

13 St. Thomas More         12



Individual State Champions

Flight 1 Singles Champion: Noah Greni (Rapid City Christian)

Flight 2 Singles Champion: Daniel Puumala (Sioux Falls Christian)

Flight 3 Singles Champion: Andrew Dobbs (Rapid City Christian)

Flight 4 Singles Champion: Harrison Krajewski (Yankton)

Flight 5 Singles Champion: Spencer Kelly (Pierre)

Flight 6 Singles Champion: Luke Jerke (Mitchell)

Flight 1 Doubles Champion: Gage Becker/Zachary Briggs (Yankton)

Flight 2 Doubles Champion: Andrew Dobbs/Jack Hancock (Rapid City Christian)

Flight 3 Doubles Champion: Harrison Krajewski/Dylan Ridgway (Yankton)

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