MILL CREEK — Sally Park, who finished fourth at state last season, will return to the state tournament as a district champion after the Kamiak singles player defeated Snohomish’s Caroline Dreher 6-3, 6-1 in the 4A District 1 championship game Wednesday afternoon at Jackson High School.
Angela Moniaga, of Mariner, won the third-place game over Cascade’s Carlie Newman 6-0, 6-2. Moniaga will face the third-place finisher from the Kingco district tournament at Forest Crest Athletic Club at 4 p.m. on Friday.
In the doubles tournament another state participant will return, but this time in a different tournament. Edmonds-Woodway’s Myint-Zu Kyaw finished fifth at state in singles last season. This year, she has paired with Hanna Rehnfeldt and the duo defeated Jenna Gilbert and Elizabeth Norris of Kamiak 6-4, 6-4 to clinch the district doubles championship.
The Lake Stevens doubles team of sisters Erin and Megan Huffman won the third-place game over Jackson’s Zita DaRe and Quinn Michael. The Huffmans will face the Kingco No. 3 doubles team on Friday to attempt to clinch a state berth.
At Jackson H.S.
Singles—Championship: Sally Park (K) def. Caroline Dreher (S), 6-3, 6-1. Consolation: Carlie Newman (C) def. CeAnna Heit (M), 6-0, 6-2; Angela Moniaga (M) def. Shaelyn Huot (LS), 6-1, 6-2. Third-place game: Moniaga (M) def. Newman (C), 7-5, 6-4. Doubles—Championship: Myint-Zu Kyaw-Hanna Rehnfeldt (E-W) def. Jenna Gilbert-Elizabeth Norris (K), 6-4, 6-4. Consolation: Zita DaRe-Quinn Michael (J) def. Nicole Castro-Lynnae George (J), 6-2, 6-4; Erin Huffman-Megan Huffman (LS) def. Courtney Barton-Julianne Chryst (S), 6-1, 6-0. Third-place game: E. Huffman-M. Huffman (LS) def. DaRe-Michael, 6-3, 6-3.