Shawnee Heights junior Jette Glasenapp has already swept city, United Kansas Conference and Class 5A regional singles titles and is two wins away from adding a state title.

Jette4Shawnee Heights junior Jette Glasenapp won two straight Class 5A state matches Friday to advance to the singles state semifinals. [File photo/TSN]

Glasenapp, a foreign exchange student from Germany, opened her state tournament appearance with a pair of dominating wins Friday at Salina, advancing to Saturday morning's 9 a.m. semifinal.

Glasenapp, the No. 2 singles seed, received a first-round bye before taking a 6-1, 6-0 win in her first match and advanced to the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-1 victory.

Glasenapp will face Emporia's Kali Keough in the semifinals.

Hayden girls tennis stars Lauren Sandstrom and Emily Sheetz were forced to three sets by Bishop Miege in Friday's 4A quarterfinal at Winfield, but the defending state doubles champs pulled out a 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 win to advance to Saturday's 9 a.m. semifinal..

SandstromSheetz2023 1Hayden's Lauren Sandstrom (left) and Emily Sheetz are the defending Class 4A state doubles champions and will play a 9 a.m. semifinal on Saturday. [File photo/TSN]

Hayden will face Independence in the semifinals.

Several other city players advanced to Saturday's place matches. 

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