Lopez wins district singles title

Richmond senior Manuel Lopez continues his tennis season after winning the Class 1, District 15 singles tournament. (File photo/JoEllen Black/Richmond News)

By Russ Green/Sports Editor

Manuel Lopez was the lone Spartan tennis player to advance out of district competition with his first-place finish in the Class 1, District 15 tournament at Excelsior Springs. Lopez entered as the No. 2 seed and worked his way through the bracket. Coach Julie Baker said her senior played well despite fighting off a couple of nagging injuries.

β€œHe struggled a little with injury but played through it,” she said.

The complete story is in the Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Richmond News.

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