Thunderbirds edge Knights 5-2 in boys tennis

SHORELINE – The team of Tristan Reni and Scott McConnell won a straight-sets victory in the No. 1 doubles match to help the Shorewood boys tennis team defeat Kamiak 5-2 in a Wesco South contest Wednesday at Shorewood Park.

The Thunderbirds (10-3 in division and overall) won two out of the three doubles contests, with Reni and McConnell taking the No. 1 match 6-4, 7-5.

“(Reni and McConnell) played in the zone,” Shorewood coach Corliss Liekkio said.

Liekko said Reni and McConnell started the season as the Thunderbirds’ No. 3 doubles team, and while they “lost some close matches,” they rose to the challenge and now stand at the top of the doubles ladder.

The Thunderbirds also edged Kamiak (8-4) in the singles matches, winning three of four with Jake Douglass coming back from a set down to win the No. 3 match 3-6, 7-5, 6-2.

The Knights’ Kevin Song won the No. 4 singles match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, and the team of Ryan Johnson and David Kagawa rallied to a 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory in the No. 2 doubles match.

At Shoreview Park

Singles-Mestel (S) def. Patterson 6-4, 7-6 (7-3); Knutson (S) def. Oh 6-4, 6-0; Douglass (S) def. Ahn 3-6, 7-5, 6-2; Song (K) def. Stern 6-2, 6-2. Doubles-Reni-McConnell (S) def. Khrapko-Evans 6-4, 7-5; Johnson-Kagawa (K) def. Benjamin-Shin 6-7 (9-11), 6-4, 7-6 (7-2); Wilson-McAulifte (S) def. Strickland-Samway 7-6 (7-5), 6-2. Records-Kamiak 8-4 in league and overall. Shorewood 10-3.

Edmonds-Woodway 7, Mountlake Terrace 0: At Edmonds, Scott Sheldon won a straight-sets victory in No. 1 singles to help Edmonds-Woodway win the Wesco South meet.

At Edmonds-Woodway H.S.

Singles-Sheldon (E-W) def. Truong 6-0, 6-2; W. Guo (E-W) def. Bouche 6-1, 6-1; Cho (E-W) def. McMahan 6-3, 6-1; S. Guo (E-W) def. Muskavage 6-1, 6-0. Doubles-Whitson-Major (E-W) def. Floresca-Barry 6-4, 6-4; Lave-Trieu (E-W) def. Ravnid-Kim 6-4, 6-2; Maeda-Begert (E-W) def. Nygen-Lin 6-0, 6-1. Records-Mountlake Terrace 3-9 in league and overall. Edmonds-Woodway 13-0.

Jackson 7, Lynnwood 0: At Everett, Richard Oam won the No. 1 singles match without losing a point and Brian Bae and Taylor Buser also swept the board in No. 2 doubles to lead Jackson to the Wesco South victory.

At Jackson H.S.

Singles-Oam (J) def. Ansdell 6-0, 6-0; Choi (J) def. Jackson 6-2, 6-1; Rojas (J) def. Nguyen 6-2, 6-2; Kwong (J) def. Koney 6-3, 6-4. Doubles-Bae-Buser (J) def. Wieben-Magnenat 6-0, 6-0; Kim-Luangrath (J) def. Nguyen-Robertson 6-3, 6-1; Turner-Chung (J) def. Sine-sim 6-1, 6-3. Records-Lynnwood 0-13 in league and overall. Jackson 11-1.

Shorecrest 6, Meadowdale 1: At Lynnwood, Doug Jambor and Nathan Bright won the No. 3 doubles match in a third-set tiebreaker to help Shorecrest secure the Wesco South victory.

At Meadowdale H.S.

Singles-Dehmel (S) def. Donnelly 6-2, 6-1; LaCouse (S) def. Manridue 6-3, 6-2; Hollenback-Landraitus (S) def. Iquchi 6-2, 6-4; M. Uppinghouse def. Worrz 6-4, 6-2. Doubles-Weller-Hought (M) def. Sharkey-Chrlichman 6-2, 4-6, 7-5; Olson-C. Uppinghouse (S) def. J. Sherrill-B. Sherrill 6-2, 6-3; Jambor-Bright (S) def. Moss-Pierce 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). Records-Shorecrest 6-7 in league and overall. Meadowdale 4-8.

Cascade 6, Lake Stevens 1: At Everett, the team of Jordan Lamprecht and Brosna Chup won a straight-sets victory in the No. 1 doubles match to help Cascade pick up the Wesco North win.

At Cascade H.S.

Singles-Kesler (LS) def. Nguyen 0-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-5; Trinh (C) def. Martinez 6-0, 7-6 (7-3); Montgomery (C) def. Unger 6-0, 6-1; Mapili (C) def. Grant 6-2, 6-2. Doubles-Lamprecht-Chup (C) def. Jerdy-Hibler 6-2, 6-1; Seng-Le (C) def. Newby-Bergman 6-2, 6-4; Thai-Thongdy (C) def. Tybolt-Gidden 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 8-6. Records-Lake Stevens 3-9 in league and overall. Cascade 9-4.

Everett 5, Oak Harbor 2: At Oak Harbor, Andy Monro and Jesse Potts won the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches, respectively, to help lead Everett past Oak Harbor in the Wesco North meet.

At Oak Harbor H.S.

Singles-Monro (E) def. Lura 6-1, 6-1; Potts (E) def. Abrahamse 6-2, 6-3; Rico (OH) def. Schulz 7-6 (7-5) 6-1; Samuel (E) def. Kingma 6-4, 6-1. Doubles-Allen-Schulz (E) def. Evans-Schulle 6-3, 6-1; Burns-Sumner (E) def. Daigle-Hunt 6-1, 6-3; Olson-Valles (OH) def. Yang-Roth 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Records-Everett 8-5 in league and overall. Oak Harbor 2-10.

Stanwood 6, Arlington 1: At Arlington, Stanwood’s Nick Hovde outlasted Austen Davis, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, in No. 4 singles, a match that took more than two hours, to help the Spartans win the Wesco North meet. Eagles freshman Eric McElroy won a straight-sets victory in No. 3 singles.

At Arlington H.S.

Singles-Redfern (S) def. Boulton, 6-0 6-0; Z. Tafoya (S) def. Heath, 6-0 6-0; McElroy (A) def. Combest-Friedman, 6-2 6-3; Hovde (S) def. Davis, 6-2 3-6 6-1. Doubles-Koetje-Kidd (S) def. Aylesworth-Meyer, 6-4 7-6 (7-5); J. Tafoya-Schonberg (S) def. Nielson-Johnson, 7-6 (7-5) 6-0; Beauschamp-Herigstad (S) def. Busby-Brager, 6-2 6-2. Records-Stanwood 13-0 in division and overall. Arlington 1-10.

Marysville-Pilchuck 4, Monroe 3: At Marysville, after losing the first set the team of Riley Gilbertson and Joel Anderson rallied to win the No. 1 doubles match, sealing the Wesco North victory for Marysville-Pilchuck.

At Marysville-Pilchuck H.S.

Singles-Amsberry (Mo) def. Dyer 6-0, 6-1; Surber (Mo) def. Butner 6-4, 6-3; Wall (MP) def. O’ Mally 6-0, 6-1; Hanks (MP) def. Epstein 6-4, 6-2. Doubles-Gilbertson-Anderson (MP) def. MacIntyre-Adams 5-7, 6-4, 6-1; Harris-Simon (Mo) def. Stadum-Opel 7-5, 6-3; Newman-Jensen (MP) def. Ortega-Hastings 6-1, 6-4. Records-Monroe 1-10 in league and overall. Marysville-Pilchuck 7-6.

Anacortes 5, South Whidbey 2: At Anacortes, South Whidbey won two of the four singles matches but the Seahawks swept the doubles to earn the non-league victory.

At Anacortes H.S.

Singles- Craig: (SW) def. B. Brazas 6-1, 6-0; Purser (A) def. Carmichial 6-1, 6-2; Larkin (A) def. B. Toyama 6-0, 6-3; Boyle (SW) def. T. Brazas 6-2, 6-0. Doubles-Gallo-Tiradossi (A) def. Hough-Idso 6-1, 6-1; Andrich-Cassidy (A) def. McKenzie-Wallace 6-1, 6-0; Ferrario-Knorr (A) def. Neubauer-Ewing 6-1, 6-2.

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