Everett’s Samuel makes tennis semis

Herald staff

MILL CREEK – Everett’s Sunny Samuel cruised through the first two rounds of the Western Conference 3A boys tennis championships Wednesday at Jackson High School.

Samuel, the Wesco 3A No. 1 seed, defeated Robert Wong of Lynnwood 6-0, 6-1, in the first round. He then defeated Lake Stevens’ Cory Osborne 6-2, 6-2, in the quarterfinals.

Samuel will face Monroe’s Aaron Koester in the semifinals today. The finals could be moved to Stanwood Friday depending on the weather.

In doubles, the No. 1 seeded team of Bryan Bryant and Michael Carlson of Stanwood easily advanced to the semifinals, loosing just one game in two matches. Everett’s No. 2 seeded team of Blake Twisselman and Chau Le also advanced to the semifinals.

  • Cascade 4, Sehome 3: Peter Allen won at No. 3 singles for Cascade in the Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-Stoner (S) def. Melseth, 6-0, 6-0; Chronister (S) def. Bovard, 6-4, 6-4; Allen (C) def. Metzler, 6-4, 6-2; Pawlak (C) def. Zemel, 6-1, 6-7 (9-7), 6-3. Doubles-Sellertt-Smith (S) def. Schroeder-McDonnell, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2; Dawson-Aljets (C) def. A. Berry-Busch, 7-5, 7-5; Wade-Williams (C) def. J. Berry-Spencer, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Records-Sehome 6-2 in league, 10-3 in league. Cascade 5-2, 9-4.

  • Kamiak 5, Edmonds-Woodway 2: Kamiak swept the singles matches to post a Wesco 4A victory.

    Singles-Chung (K) def. Yuse, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4; Busch (K) def. Nelson, 6-2, 6-3; Vessella (K) def. Shields, 6-3, 6-3; Lee (K) def. Kent, 6-2, 6-4. Doubles-Rollins-Hong (K) def. Bruscas-Varnan, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4); Minaker-Heideman (E-W) def. Mem-Yoon, 7-5, 6-3; Cam-Quigley (E-W) def. Jones-Gihm, 6-2, 6-2. Records-Kamiak 7-2 in league, 10-3 overall. Edmonds-Woodway 5-5, 7-8.

  • Mariner 4, Mountlake Terrace 3: Charles Kerr won in three sets at No. 2 doubles for Mariner in the Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-Tran (M) def. Frese, 6-2, 6-2; Lee (MT) def. Phov, 6-1, 6-1; Kerr (M) def. Matthews, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5; Allen (MT) def. Elrod, 6-0, 6-1. Doubles-Anderson-Elrod (M) def. Pesfaldet-Wong, 6-4, 6-2; Digre-Kang (M) def. Choi-Ramierez, 7-6, (7-2), 5-7, 6-1; Nyugun-Lum (MT) def. Wiedey-Ingrum, 6-2, 6-2. Records-Mariner 2-8 in league, 3-10 overall. Mountlake Terrace 1-9, 2-13.

  • Marysville-Pilchuck 6, Oak Harbor 1: Marysville-Pilchuck swept the doubles matches while winning its second Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-Spooner (M-P) def. J. Garcia, 7-5, 1-6, 6-2; Epilepsia (OH) def. Clouse, 6-1, 6-3; M. Garcia (M-P) def. Osborn, 6-3, 6-3; Christopher (M-P) def. Bowden, 6-1, 6-2. Doubles-Galde-Eckert (M-P) def. Manning-Hinkley, 6-3, 6-3; Piffath-Goffin (M-P) def. Harris-Krause, 6-4, 6-0; Larkin-Smith (M-P) def. Fransisco-Colborne, 6-4, 6-0 Records-Marysville-Pilchuck 2-5 in league, 5-8 overall. Oak Harbor 0-7, 0-9.

  • Shorewood 7, Shorecrest 0: Shorewood improved to 10-0 in league, and Ryan Michelson won at No. 1 singles in the Wesco 4A meet.

    Singles-R. Michelson (Sw) def. Pederson, 6-1, 6-4; Jablonski (Sw) def. Wadum, 6-1, 6-1; J. Michelson (Sw) def. Gowey, 6-1, 6-2; Larson (Sw) def. Heinrichs, 6-3, 6-1. Doubles-Jones-Gupta (Sw) def. Isler-Geddes, 6-4, 6-1; Nichols-Schneider Sw) def. Leaman-Kerr, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5; Throolin-Edwards (Sw) def. Rose-Lin, 6-0, 6-2. Records-Shorecrest 4-6 in league, 7-8 overall. Shorewood 10-0, 14-1.

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