Shorewood tennis wins tough match with Mountlake Terrace 9-15-16

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Shorewood won a tough match with Mountlake Terrace by defeating the Hawks 4-3. In a match up between two state tournament players at number 1 singles, T-Bird Gunnar Thorstenson and Hawk Jeremy Ansdell, Ansdell prevailed 7-6, 7-5. In last year's District 1 singles final Thorstenson defeated Ansdell in straight sets.

The teams were tied 3-3 with only the number 3 singles match, between Shorewood's Andrew Counter and Mountlake Terrace's Jake Peters, left. Counter came from behind after losing the first set and won the next two sets to secure the win for his team.

Also winning for the T-Birds were Jack Stensrud and Ji Yu at number 2 doubles, Andy Johnson and Max Buma at number 3 doubles and freshman Steven Lin at number 4 singles. The Thunderbirds overall record is 5-0 and 2-0 in WesCo South. The Thunderbirds travel to Jackson on Friday September 16th with matches starting at 3:30pm.

Shorewood 4 Mountlake Terrace 3
Mountlake Terrace HS


1. Jeremy Ansdell MLT def. Gunnar Thorstenson SW 7-6 ( 7-4 ), 7-5
2. Adam Lorraine MLT def. Jack Bong 6-1, 6-1
3. Andrew Counter SW def. Jake Peters MLT 4-6, 7-5, 6-2


1. Drake Day / Trevor Swanson MLT def. Joseph Jang / Peter Smith SW 2-6. 5-7
2. Jack Stensrud /Ji Yi SW def. Max Leidig MLT 6-2, 6-2
3. Andy Johnson / Max Buma SW won by forfeit

--Coach Arnie Moreno

Updated 9-16-2016


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