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May 15, 2024


  • Wasps tennis takes the Region 12 title

 REGION CHAMPS The JHS boys tennis team captured the Region 12 title last week. Photo courtesy of Juab High School

By Alvin Yuan JHS
Asst. Publicity Manager

Last week, the Juab Wasps tennis team had their region tournament at Mount Pleasant on May 7th and 8th and came out on top.

On May 7th, they had their first round of the tournament. In first singles, Kyler Williams had a bye, in second singles, Patrick Barnes won 6-0, 6-1, and in third singles, Maddox Kjar won 3-6, 6-0, 6-2. In first doubles, Joel Covington and Kayson Keyte had a bye, in second doubles, Mason Allred and Nathan Barnes won 6-1, 6-1, and in third doubles, Gabe Settle and Joseph Nelson won 6-0, 6-0.

In the second round of the tournament, first singles Williams won 6-1, 6-1, second singles P. Barnes won 6-7(3-7), 6-4, 6-2, and third singles Kjar won 6-0, 6-4. In first doubles, Keyte and Covington won 7-5, 6-1, in second doubles, Allred and N. Barnes won 6-4, 6-3, and in third doubles, Settle and Nelson won 6-1, 1-6, 6-1.

In the finals, Williams won 6-3, 6-2, Patrick Barnes won 1-6, 4-6, 3-6, and Kjar lost 6-0, 1-6, 4-6. Covington and Keyte won 7-5, 6-2, Allred and N. Barnes lost 6-3, 1-6, 3-6, and Settle and Nelson won 6-4, 6-4.

They will all compete at the state tournament May 16th and 17th.