TOC called tougher than state.

WICHITA — The McPherson High School tennis team struggled to a 14th place finish in the Wichita Collegiate Tournament of Champions on Saturday, finishing with 60 points for the day. Blue Valley North won the team title with 196 points.

In singles play for the Bullpups, Maisie Edmonson in 19th place with a 3-2 record. Taylor Bruce was 1-4 to finish in 30th. In doubles, the team of Ceanna Allen and Rachel Carlson went 3-3 to finish in 22nd place while Ashley Achilles and Cheyann Williams finished in 29th.

The varsity tennis team is on the road Tuesday as they go to Goddard High School in a quad-match with Goddard, Conway Springs and Wichita Independent. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m. The JV team will be in Newton for their invitational on Tuesday, also starting at 3 p.m.