Cascade’s depth leads tennis win over Snohomish

Herald staff

SNOHOMISH – The Cascade boys tennis team’s top three singles players lost their matches against Snohomish on Wednesday, but the rest of the team saved the day.

The Bruins won their No. 4 singles match and all three of their doubles matches to claim a 4-3 victory over Snohomish.

Justin Stevens, Jake Holderman, and J.J. Vancil won their matches for Snohomish – it just wasn’t enough.

“Our top three guys got the job done,” Snohomish coach Dick Jansen said. “They did what they needed to do.”

Snohomish lost all three doubles matches, but each went to three sets.

“We were real fortunate to get this one,” Cascade coach Bob Martin said.

  • Shorewood 6, Edmonds-Woodway 1: Shorewood’s No. 2 doubles team of Mark Nichols and Keith Schneider defeated Edmonds-Woodway’s Nathan Quigley and Eli Shields 6-3, 6-0 at the Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-Jablonski (S) def. Minaker, 6-1, 6-1; Michelson (S) def. Varnau, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8); Yuse (EW) def. Larson, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; J. Michelson (S) def. Kent, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles-Jones-Gupta (S) def. Bruscas-Kam, 6-3, 7-5; Nichols-Schneider (S) def. Quigley-Shields, 6-3, 6-0; Throolin-Edwards (S) def. Heideman-Nelson, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3. Records-Shorewood 3-0 in league, 7-1 overall. Edmonds-Woodway 1-2, 3-5.

  • Meadowdale 4, Monroe 3: Nathan Thatch’s win at No. 3 singles helped Meadowdale squeak out the Wesco 3A victory.

    Singles-Lucero (Mdw) def. Koester, 7-6, 6-2; Weaver (Mnr) def. Park, 6-4, 6-4; Thach (Mdw) def. Nativdad, 6-1, 6-2; Fry (Mdw) def. Garbareno, 6-1, 6-4. Doubles-Walsh-Dragovon (Mnr) def. Chu-Morrison, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5; Johnston-Lee (Mdw) def. Pickens-Hammerquist, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; Anderson-Pieroni (Mnr) def. Picard-Stayley, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6. Records-Monroe 6-3 in league, 6-3 overall. Meadowdale 3-5, 4-5.

  • Kamiak 6, Mariner 1: Kamiak’s Larry Busch defeated Mariner’s Mark Widen 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 singles at the Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-Tran (M) def. Rollins, 6-1, 7-5; Vessella (K) def. Pederson, 6-1, 6-0; Busch (K) def. Widen; Lee (K) def. Tyler, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles-Hong-Chung (K) def. Kepp-Elrod, 6-1, 7-5; Em-Yoon (K) def. Phou-Kang, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2; Gihm-Jones (K) def. Ingrum-Digre, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). Records-Mariner 0-3 in league, 1-6 overall. Kamiak 3-0, 5-1.

  • Stanwood 5, South Whidbey 2: Stanwood won all of its singles matches. Kevin Ando and Dorian Sidhu, South Whidbey’s No. 1 doubles team, defeated Tyler Bryant and Alex Thoreen 6-1, 6-1.

    Singles-Bryant (S) def. Spivakou, 6-0, 6-1; Carlson (S) def. Sargent, 6-1, 6-3; Beutler (S) def. Edwards, 6-0, 6-0; Palaniuk (S) def. Foote, 7-6, 6-1. Doubles-Ando-Sidhu (SW) def. Bryant-Thoreen, 6-1, 6-1; Merrick-Brokaw (S) def. Skouras-Edwards, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2; Sankey-Wilson (S) def. Morgan-Edwards, 7-5, 6-3. Records-South Whidbey-Not reported. Stanwood 4-3 in league, 6-3 overall.

  • Sehome 7, Marysville-Pilchuck 0: Jamie Stoner won in straight sets to lead Sehome. The closest match was at No. 4 singles, where Marysville-Pilchuck’s Kevin Parshall took Sehome’s Pat Zemel to a third set, but Zemel won 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

    Singles-Stoner (S) def. Smith, 6-0, 6-0; Johnson (S) def. Spooner, 6-1, 6-3; Metzler (S) def. Garcia, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Zemel (S) def. Parshall, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Doubles-Sellereit-Staves (S) def. Eckert-Sneddon, 6-3, 6-3; J.Berry-Spencer (S) def. Clouse-Goffin, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; A.Berry-Busch (S) def. Galde-Piffath, 7-5, 6-2. Records-Sehome 2-1 in league, 6-2 overall. Marysville-Pilchuck 0-2, 3-4.

  • Everett 7, Lake Stevens 0: The undefeated Everett team notched another victory with the help of Ryan Morell’s and Chris Nichols’ 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles in the Wesco 3A meet.

    Singles-Samuel (E) def. Froman, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2; Twisselman (E) def. Osborne, 6-1, 6-0; Le (E) def. Ferrucci, 6-3, 6-0; Wagar (E) def. Prim, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4). Doubles-Johnson-Werthimer (E) def. Carbonatto-K. Osborne, 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-1; Morell-Nichols (E) def. Summers-Dowd, 6-1, 6-1; Nicklund-Mattson (E) def. Kruse-Molyan, 6-2, 6-1. Records-Everett 8-0 in league, 10-0 overall. Lake Stevens 1-5, 3-5.

  • Shorecrest 5, Mountlake Terrace 2: Shorecrest swept its doubles matches. Don Allen, Mountlake Terrace’s No. 2 singles player, defeated Max Wadum 6-3, 6-3.

    Singles-Hildebrand (S) def. Frese, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3; Allen (MT) def. Wadum, 6-3, 6-3; Rose (MT) def. Matthews, 9-7; Geddes (S) def. Nguyen, 6-2, 6-2. Doubles-Isler-Auriemma (S) def. Lunn-Ramirez, 6-4, 6-0; Lin-McDonald (S) def. Pham-Wong, 7-5, 6-2; Leahman-Kerr (S) def. Si-Ak Choi-Si Choi, 6-2, 6-0. Records-Mountlake Terrace 0-2 in league, 0-7 overall. Shorecrest 2-1, 5-2.

  • Jackson 7, Lynnwood 0: Jackson’s Jason Todd and Chris Vail won their No. 3 doubles match 6-0, 6-0 at the Wesco 3A meet.

    Singles-Chung (J) def. Wong, 6-2, 7-5; Lee (J) def. Wachtveitl, 6-1, 6-1; Bolstad (J) def. Wise, 6-1, 6-1; Santos (J) def. Z. Wachtveitl, 6-0, 6-0. Doubles-Pope-Pope (J) def. Stallings-Hjerstedt, 6-4, 6-3; Inocencia-Kim (J) def. Thompson-Bautista, 6-1, 6-2; Todd-Vail (J) def. Crollard-Neth, 6-0, 6-0. Records-Lynnwood 2-6 in league, 2-6 overall. Jackson 8-2, 9-2.

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