Jackson’s Reading finishes sixth

  • <br>Enterprise staff
  • Friday, February 29, 2008 10:49am

Jackson’s Mike Reading battled his way back into contention after dropping a tough three-set match to open last week’s Class 4A state singles tournament at University High School in Spokane.

Reading dropped a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 match to Auburn-Riverside’s Kyle Schrader in the first round.

The Jackson junior then won three of four matches in the consolation bracket to finish sixth overall in the two-day tournament that wrapped up May 29.

Reading outlasted Wenatchee’s Andrew Knox 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, defeated Bremerton’s Joe Trudel 6-3, 6-1 and then dismissed Eastlake’s Ted Hickey 6-2, 6-2.

In his final match of the tournament, Reading met a familiar face — Schrader. The Auburn-Riverside junior beat Reading 6-4, 6-4 to finish fourth overall.

Jackson senior Grace Bhak advanced to the 4A girls singles tournament but dropped both of her matches.

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