The month of April was some of the lowest times for Caden Hopfer and his senior year of tennis, but the recent Guthrie High School graduate ended his high school career on a high note.
The Guthrie High School boys tennis team competed at the 5A regional in Cascia Hall.
Guthrie’s Carley Redus and Alize Gibson qualified for the 5A state tennis tournament in Oklahoma City. The duo, playing in the No. 1 doubles competition, dropped their first match against Carl Albert, 6-2, 6-1. The Lady Jays will next go up against Ardmore in the second round.
Blythe Sousa and Luke Hubbard earned third place medals on Tuesday while playing in the No. 2 doubles in the Mustang North Middle School Tournament.
Three tournaments so far this tennis season for Caden Hopfer. All is good.
Any win is a good win, but Guthrie’s Caden Hopfer claimed a huge tournament win and a high-quality win in the finals.
Aaron Hartley won each of his single and double matches on Tuesday to help prevail the West All-State tennis team to victory. Next to Hartley, who signed to play college tennis at Southwestern (Winfield, KS), was Guthrie head coach Mary Hudson, who coached the West squad. The West took down the East side 9-6.
The Guthrie High School tennis duo of Caden Hopfer and Aaron Hartley faced a tough challenge in their final two matches of the 5A state tennis tournament. The teammates battled on the final day.
The duo of Aaron Hartley and Caden Hopfer won their first two matches of the Class 5A state tennis championship in No. 1 doubles. Now, a tall hurdle awaits them in the semifinals.
Aaron Hartley is seated with his parents Paul and Traci Hartley.
Aaron Hartley recently signed to play college tennis at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.