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)