Phillipsburg High School boys' tennis makes history with first state qualifier

Published 05/08/2023

Layton Wyatt earned Phillipsburg's first trip to boys' State Tennis. Photo by Bethany Jessup.

The Phillipsburg High School tennis teams made history at the regional meet on May 4-5 at Wakeeney when sophomore Layton Wyatt became the first state qualifier for the two-year old program.

Wyatt went 2-2 on the day and defeated teammate sophomore Nathan Fischer to move to the qualifiying match.

The team as a whole finished sixth in the regional meet with three points. Scott City took home the gold with 23 points.

Wyat will attend the state meet on May 12-13, at Wichita Collegiate HS in Wichita.

Individual Results:

Singles: Layton Wyatt, 6th place, state qualifier

W Aaron Owen (Goodland) 6-1, 7-5

L Nate Shears (Goodland) 2-6, 1-6

W Nathan Fischer (Phillipsburg) 6-1, 7-5

L Vincent Lynn (Meade) 3-6, 6-4, 2-6

Singles: Nathan Fischer

W Konner Smith (Cimarron) 6-4, 6-7(4), (10-5)

L Peyton Ryan (Central Plains) 0-6, 0-6

L Layton Wyatt (Phillipsburg) 1-6, 5-7

Doubles: Jaidon Allen/Carsen Meitl

L Pe Dody/Hurley (Central Plains) 6-4, 2-6, (9-11)

Doubles: William Jessup/Cash Roth

L Dyck/Lynn (Meade) 0-6, 0-6