McHenry, Shaffer lead Mustangs to 13th state tennis championship

All-important doubles match earns Mustangs individual and team gold

McHenry%2C+Shaffer+lead+Mustangs+to+13th+state+tennis+championship

Seniors Reed McHenry and Max Shaffer closed out their high school careers in style on Saturday, leading the Mustangs to the 5A state tennis championship with a victory in the doubles competition.

Central has now won the state tennis championship 13 times. McHenry and Shaffer delivered it with a victory that kept their record a perfect 38-0 this season.

McHenry and Shaffer defeated Wright and Wright of Maize South 6-3, 6-4 to win the doubles title, and that match ultimately decided the team championship as well as the Mustangs edged Maize South 40-37 on South’s home court.

Central’s other doubles team, seniors Brady Stack and McCabe Green, finished fourth. Singles players Connor and Collin Phelps, both juniors, finished seventh and 10th, respectively.