Shorewood tennis finishes season with a win over Lynnwood and heads for District 1 tournament

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Shorewood's boys tennis team has nine senior members on the squad.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore


Prep WesCo South Boys Tennis
At Shorewood courts 10-11-16

SHOREWOOD 6  LYNNWOOD 1


Singles

1. Gunnar Thorstenson SW def. Alex Mellan LY 6-1, 6-4
2. Takara Truong LY def. Ari Webb SW 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7
3. Jack Stensrud SW def. Barnaby French LY 6-2, 6-2
4. Ji Yu SW def. Evan Wu LY 6-2, 6-2

Shorewood's Peter Smith soars high to return the ball in a doubles match.
Partner Joseph Jang is poised for action.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Doubles

1. Jack Bong / Andrew Counter SW def. Matthew Mansfield / Nic Crouse LY 6-0, 6-0
2. Peter Smith / Joseph Jang SW def. Long Nguyen / Ryan Kobashigawa LY 6-1, 6-0
3. Steven Lin / Andy Johnson SW def. Andrew Hong / Minh Le LY 6-0, 6-0


The Shorewood boys tennis team finished their league season with a 6-1 victory over the Lynnwood Royals.

The win locked up at least a tie for the WesCo South league championship. The T-Birds finished with 9-1 league and 14-2 overall record.

Defending District 1 singles champion, Gunnar Thorstenson, finished with a straight set win to lead Shorewood.

Winning in singles were Jack Stensrud and Ji Yu. The doubles teams swept Lynnwood led by Jack Bong and Andrew Counter at number 1, Peter Smith and Joseph Jang at number 2, and Andrew Johnson and Steven Lin at number 3.

The T-Birds will prepare for the WesCo South league tournament at Glacier Peak starting at 1pm on Tuesday October 18th and continuing on October 19th.

The top four advance to the District 1 state qualifying tournament at Arlington High School on October 25th and 26th starting at 1pm each day. The top three placers from District 1 qualify for next Springs WIAA State Tennis Tournament in Kennewick, Washington.

Shorewood's entries to the WesCo South tournament are junior Gunnar Thorstenson and

freshman Steven Lin in singles. The doubles teams will be Jack Bong and Andrew Counter, and Peter Smith and Joseph Jang.

--Coach Arnie Moreno




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