Shorewood tennis breaks Shorecrest's unbeaten streak

Friday, October 7, 2016

Gunnar Thorstenson SW avenged an earlier loss to SC
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
WesCo South Boys Tennis 10/7/16
at Shorewood Courts

SHOREWOOD 6
SHORECREST 1

Singles

1. Gunnar Thorstenson SW def. Faiz Kahn SC 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
2. Jack Bong SW def. Cole Batra SC 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-0
3. Jake Goldstein-Street SC def. Andrew Counter SW 6-3, 6-1
4. Steven Lin SW def. Steven Zhu SC 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)

Doubles

1. Peter Smith / Joseph Jang SW def. Reed Tangeman / Kasey Shibayama SC 7-6 ( 7-4), 6-2
2. James Qiu / Jack Stensrud SW def. Kris King / Winston Park SC 6-3, 6-4
3. Ji Yu / Aden Helland SW def. Tae Min Hong / David Kim SC 6-1, 6-2

The Shorewood T-Birds handed the Shorecrest Scots boys' tennis team their first loss of the season by defeating them 6-1.

The T-Birds and Scots are tied for first place in WesCo South with two matches remaining for each team.
Jacob Goldstein-Street SC
turned in the only win for Shorecrest
Photo by Robert Mann
Shorewood's Thorstenson avenged an early season loss to Kahn by winning a hard fought three two and a half hour match.

T-Bird Jack Bong, at number two singles, won a close three set battle.

The Thunderbird's number one doubles team of Peter Smith and Joseph Jang led a sweep of all three doubles by winning in straight sets.

Also winning were Steven Lin in singles and Jack Stensrud / James Qiu and Ji Yu / Aden Helland in doubles.

Shorewood's record in WesCo South is 7-1 and 12-2 overall. Shorewood travels to Edmonds-Woodway on Monday October 9 and hosts Lynnwood for their last season match on October 10. Matches start at 3:30pm.

--Coach Arnie Moreno



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