M-P tennis goes 2-0 in league play
August 28, 2008 · Updated 12:35 PM
The Tomahawk tennis team made it two in a row with a 4-3 Wesco North league victory Wednesday, Oct. 4 against the Monroe Bearcats.
Junior Chris Wall was a victor at No. 3 singles 6-0, 6-1. Sophomore Kyle Hanks also won at No. 4 singles 6-4, 6-2.
In doubles action, the number one duo of junior Riley Gilbertson and senior Joel Anderson won 5-7, 6-4, 6-1.
At doubles No. 4, senior Jacob Newman and sophomore Jeff Jensen won 6-1, 6-4.
Singles: Amsberry (M) def. Dyer (M-P) 6-0, 6-1; Surber (M) def. Butner (M-P) 6-4, 6-3; Wall (M-P) def. OMally (M) 6-0, 6-1; Hanks (M-P) def. Epstein (M) 6-4, 6-2.
Doubles: Gilbertson-Anderson (M-P) def. MacIntyre-Adams (M) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1; Harris-Simon (M) def. Stadum-Opel (M-P) 7-5, 6-3; Newman-Jensen (M-P) def. Ortega-Hastings 6-1, 6-4.
Records: Monroe 1-10 in league and overall. M-P 7-6.
The M-P tennis team picked up a key Wesco North league victory Monday, Oct. 2, 4-3 against the Lake Stevens Vikings.
Sophomore Joe Dyer won at the number two singles spot 6-3, 6-4.
Head coach Robert Sherry said Dyers victory broke the 3-all deadlock.
It was very exciting as it boiled down to the final match with the score tied 3-3, Sherry said. Both teams and parents gathered around reacting to every point. It makes it a lot of fun despite being rather nerve wracking.
At number three singles junior Alan Butner won 6-1, 6-0. Sophomore Kyle Hanks completed the near sweep at the number four singles spot with a 6-2, 6-1 victory.
The number two doubles duo of seniors Jacob Newman and David Opel won 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4.
M-P improved to 6-6 in league play and overall and Lake Stevens dropped to 3-8.
At Lake Stevens H.S.
Singles: Kesler (LS) def. Gilbertson, 6-2, 6-3; Dyer (M-P) def. Martinez, 6-3, 6-4; Butner (M-P) def. Unger, 6-1, 6-0; Hanks (M-P) def. Coleman, 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Jerde-Hibler (L.S.) def. Stadum-Anderson, 6-2, 7-6 (9-7); Newman-Opel (M-P) def. Bergman-Newby, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5); Giddens-Typolt (L.S.) def. Wall-Sherman, 7-5,6-3.
Records: M-P 6-6 in league play and overall. Lake Stevens 3-8.