High school notebook: Edmond North boys win Tulsa Union Tournament, Heritage Hall places third
After a successful weekend at the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Tournament, Edmond North didn’t take time off.
The Huskies' boys tennis team came out victorious at the Tulsa Union Tournament, besting second-place Cascia Hall and Heritage Hall, which finished third. Edmond North and Heritage Hall had winners in every event, with the Chargers sweeping singles while the Huskies did the same in doubles.
For Edmond North, Brogan McLaughlin and Wes Robertson won at No. 1 doubles. Deer Creek’s Tyler Doh and Cooper Thomas finished third.
Cortez Mora and Scott Stewart won at No. 2 doubles for Edmond North, besting Heritage Hall’s Harris Zeiders and Gavin Wilson, 6-2, 6-3.
At No. 1 singles, Heritage Hall’s Will Kaiser dropped one game in four matches on his way to a victory. Edmond North’s Colby Brungardt finished third and Deer Creek’s Carson Hancock finished eighth. Edmond Memorial’s Carson Horsburgh finished ninth, winning three matches after dropping his opener to Hancock.
Brendan Baird didn’t cruise to the No. 2 singles final like Kaiser, but he captured the second singles victory for Heritage Hall with a 6-5, 6-5 victory against Cascia Hall’s Aiden Robinson. Edmond Memorial’s Brady Underwood topped Edmond North’s Jack Warman in the fifth-place match.
U.S. Grant boys, girls finish first in ACAC track meet
As the track season winds down, U.S. Grant's boys and girls teams are garnering momentum.
The boys won the All City Athletic Conference track meet on Saturday with a team score of 154, besting second-place Northwest Classen's 118.5. The girls teams at U.S. Grant and Northwest Classen tied for first with scores of 114.
In the girls 400, Northwest Classen's Erica Nash ran a 1:06.73 to best U.S. Grant's Lillian Oceguerain. Centennial's Moun'Tae Edmundson Jr. won the boys 400 in 52.88, topping Star Spencer's Kyvionte Hill and Northwest Classen's Nicholas Pierson.
Northeast's Leslie James Jr. won the boys 100 and finished second in the 200. Southeast's Jonaysha Rhodes bested teammate Jasmine Simon in the girls 300 hurdles in 1:01.67.
John Marshall's girls defeated Northwest Classen and Douglass in the 4x100. Harding Charter Prep's boys won the 4x800 in 8:47.38.
In distance events, Bella Trachtenberg of Classen SAS captured the girls 3,200 in 15:36.62. Harding Charter Prep's Nathan Veal won the boys 1,600 in 4:49.89, topping Northwest Classen's Issa Amef by a second.