Arlington’s Sarver wins Wesco 4A singles title

MOUNT VERNON — The Wesco 4A North singles championship was an all-Arlington affair, with senior Trent Sarver defeating teammate Connor Ghirardo 6-1, 6-0, in the singles championship match Wednesday afternoon at Mount Vernon High School.

It was the second straight win by that score for Sarver, who also defeated Snohomish freshman Kincaid Norris 6-1, 6-0 in his first match of the day. Ghirardo, a junior, defeated Garret Amsberry (Monroe) 6-0, 6-3 to advance to the championship game where he fell to Sarver.

Norris took third place in the league tournament, defeating Mount Vernon’s Roland Farrell 7-6, 6-3 in the third/fourth place game. Amsberry is the league’s alternate, defeating Troy Lian (Lake Stevens) for fifth place.

In the doubles tournament, it was host Mount Vernon that took the top spot thanks to senior Kyle Frederick and junior Casey Goodwin. The duo defeated Snohomish’s Andrew Ivelia and Jory Strickland in a three-set match — 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 — to take the league’s top spot. Ivelia and Strickland finished second, followed by Gollin Gagnon and Drake Wilson, also from Snohomish, in third and Grant Shultz and Tyler Hilde — a pair of seniors from Lake Stevens — in fourth place.

Stephen Ball and Alec Arevalo (Lake Stevens) defeated Monroe’s Nick Bruton and Dillon Bull in the fifth/sixth place game, making Ball and Arevalo the league’s alternate doubles team.

At Mount Vernon H.S.

Singles—Semifinals: Trent Sarver (Arlington) def. Kincaid Norris (Snohomish), 6-1, 6-0; Connor Ghirardo (Arlington) def. Garrett Amsberry (Monroe) 6-0, 6-3. Championship: Sarver (A) def. Ghirardo (A), 6-1, 6-0. Third/fourth: Norris (S) def. Roland Farrell (Mount Vernon), 7-6, 6-3. Fifth (alternate): Amsberry (M) def. Troy Lian (Lake Stevens), 6-3, 6-0. Doubles—Semifinals: Casey Goodwin-Kyle Frederick (Mount Vernon) def. Collin Gagnon-Drake Wilson (Snohomish), 6-2, 6-0; Andrew Ivelia-Jory Strickland (Snohomish) def. Grant Shultz-Tyle Hilde (Lake Stevens), 6-2, 6-3. Championship: Goodwin-Frederick (MV) def. Ivelia-Stricklan (S), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Third/fourth: Gagnon-Wilson (S) def. Shultz-Hilde (LS) 4-6, 6-2, 1-0. Fifth (alternate): Stephen Ball-Alec Arevalo (LS) def. Nick Bruton-Dillon Bull (M), 7-6, 6-2.

More in Sports

Results of Cortez Kennedy’s autopsy released

Medical examiner: Former Seahawk and Pro Football Hall of Famer died of ‘congestive heart failure’

Hall-of-Fame voter says Edgar Martinez worthy of induction

The Mariner great is one of 10 players ex-Herald baseball writer Kirby Arnold voted for this year

Jr. Silvertips try to nail down league title

Everett’s 16U midget team can clinch the crown this weekend in Minnesota.

NHL wants Seattle, but is the Emerald City a hockey town?

Seattle is the biggest market in the country without a winter sports team.

Sounders loan midfielder Aaron Kover to Los Angeles FC

The Garfield High School graduate appeared in 44 games over four season with Seattle

‘Braveheart’ helps UW men’s basketball salvage road trip

The film rejuvenated the Huskies, who beat Colorado on Saturday after Thursday’s loss at Utah.

Monroe High’s Monique Fierke looks for the basket during drills at practice on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. Fierke is the leading scorer for the Bearcats. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Q&A with Monroe’s Monique Fierke

It didn’t take long for Monique Fierke to make a good impression… Continue reading

Monday’s prep stars of the night

Paris Smith, Cascade bowling Smith, a junior, rolled a 383 series with… Continue reading

BLOG: Fonteyne, Hart feted while Sutter and Wylie earn recognition

The Everett Silvertips didn’t skate Monday. But the organization still turned in… Continue reading

Most Read