SALINA, Kan. – Buhler tennis competed Monday at the Salina South Invitational, finishing second as a team to Salina Central.
A deep field featured 16 singles and 16 doubles entries.
In singles, Olivia Frederick captured another top-two finish, placing second to undefeated Janae Montoya from Salina Central. Kayleigh Hamby was right behind in third.
Kayla Babcock and Taegan Nickel battled through a stacked doubles field to finish fourth. Jaiden Gillette and Haeleigh Ruiz ended up ninth.
Just a week and a half remain before regionals in Wellington on Oct. 8. The Lady Crusaders will have a couple of final tune-ups, Tuesday at Kingman, and next Monday at League in Wichita.