COLUMBUS — The Discoverers had a rough go of it Saturday during their home tennis invite.
Columbus High won just five of 25 matches at Pawnee Park and finished at the bottom of the six-team field with 14 points.
Holdrege dominated the event, winning three outright titles and tying for another to claim the team championship with 58 points. Lexington and Norfolk tied for second with 34 points.
Adam Kamrath and the No. 2 doubles team of Dawson Dreifurst and Colin Flyr had the best days for Columbus High, going 2-3.
Kamrath, a sophomore playing at No. 1 singles, beat Lincoln Northeast's Malachi Smith 8-5 and Hastings' Sam Gomez, who forfeited every match because of an injury.
He lost 8-2 to Lexington's Tanner Rowe, 8-0 against Norfolk's Parker Hansen and 8-2 to Holdrege's Spencer Anderson, who won the No. 1 singles title with a 5-0 record.
Dreifurst and Flyr, a junior and freshman, respectively, picked up their victories against Lincoln Northeast's Aaron Haeffner and Jack Klingenberg (8-2) and Hastings' Logan Johnson and Loki Hays (8-0). They lost 8-2, 8-1 and 8-2 to the teams from Lexington, Holdrege and Norfolk.
Holdrege's Grady Johnson and Preston Garringer, Lexington's Ethan McKenna and Trystan Berry and Norfolk's Austin Hoffman and Colby Mrsny all finished with 4-1 records at No. 2 doubles.
Freshman Trevor Luckey went 1-4 for Columbus High at No. 2 singles. He beat Norfolk's Mason Borgman 8-6.
Holdrege's Jett Petit didn't lose a match on his way to the title in that division.
Columbus High's No. 1 doubles team of Grant Stadler and Alex Uhlig couldn't claim a victory.
Charles Weed and Brett Schrock of Holdrege were the top team in that division with a 5-0 record.
The Discoverers return to the court Thursday for a dual at Kearney.