Shorecrest tennis squeaks out victory in final match of season

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Photo by
Robert Mann
In their final game of the regular season, Shorecrest tennis played Mountlake Terrace at the Mountlake Terrace High School courts on Monday, 10-10-16.

Shorecrest 4 - Mountlake Terrace 3 

Shorecrest squeaked out a victory in the final match to bring their record to 15-1 for the season.

The score was tied 3-3 overall with only double 3 left in the court. Micah Glesener and Sam Rowbotham were able to win the first set with ease 6-2, but ran into some struggles in the second set and lost in the tiebreaker 1-7. 

Since the teams had split sets, they had to play a final set to decide which school would be victorious.
Winston Park
Photo by Robert Mann
The Scots quickly fell behind 2-5, but found a way to dig out of the hole to win the next 4 games in a row to take the lead 6-5.

Terrace fought back and tied the score at 6-6, so a final tiebreaker had to be played.

Both teams battled hard, but SC was able to prevail 7-5 in the tie-breaker to secure the fourth victory needed to win the overall match.


1.  Cole Batra SC vs Jeremy Ansdell 0-6, 1-6
2.  Jacob Goldstein-Street SC vs Max Kribbe 6-0, 6-0
3.  Steven Zhu SC vs Alec Ung 6-1, 6-0
4.  Winston Park SC vs Ben McGraner 6-2, 7-5

Sam Rowbotham (left) and Micah Glesener (right) in the 2nd set.
The final set was under the lights.
Photo by Robert Mann

1.  Kasey Shibayama / Reed Tangeman SC vs Adam Lorraine / Max Leidig 4-6, 3-6
2.  Chris King / David Kim SC vs Drake Duy / Trevor Swanson 2-6, 1-6
3.  Sam Rowbotham / Micah Glesener SC vs Morgan Subert / Owen Jones 6-2, 6-7 (1-7), 7-6 (7-5)

--Coach Robert Mann

Updated 10-13-16


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