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    The Grand County boys tennis team finished in the middle of a crowded St. George Invite on Friday, Mar. 15 and Saturday Mar. 16, the team’s first tournament of the 2019 campaign.

    According to coach Skylar Johnson, the team finished seventh out of 14 schools and Grand was the second highest ranked 3A team at the tournament.

    Grand beat the Juab Wasps 3-2. Kai Wainer, Kasey Kemp, and Cody Johnston won their singles matches. Wainer went 6-2, 6-3, Kemp 6-3, 6-1, Johnston 6-1, 6-0. In doubles action, the boys lost both matches to Juab.

    Grand beat the Hunter Wolverines 3-2. Wainer, Kemp, and Johnston won their singles matches. Wainer went 6-3, 6-4, Kemp 6-1, 6-4, Johnston 6-1, 6-4. In doubles action, the boys again lost both matches.

    The boys lost all singles and doubles matches to the Bonneville Lakers both days of the tournament.

    The team went 1-5 against the Morgan Trojans. Wainer was a singles winner 6-1, 6-0.

    “We went 2-3 as a team. We won two on Friday and wound up in the championship bracket on Saturday. We lost to two bigger schools. Our first singles went 4-1 and everyone else went a mixture of 2-3,” Johnson said.

    The team is scheduled to face Richfield and South Sevier on Tuesday, Mar. 26 and will be home to play San Juan on Mar. 28.

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