Sequim trio take tennis tourney titles


The sun wasn't the only thing shining last week in Port Angeles.

The Saundra Kent Memorial Tennis Tournament got under way at Erickson Park courts Aug. 3-5, with singles and men's senior doubles action.

Three Sequim players took home championships on Sunday afternoon, including Doug Hastings in men's 5.0 singles, Byron Boots in men's 4.5 singles and Tricia Stratton in women's 3.5 singles.

Other winners included Port Angeles' Kendall Wake in men's 3.5 singles, Dean Ratzman of San Diego in men's 50-plus singles, and Port Angeles duo Randy Johnson and Dennis Yakovich in senior doubles.

Saundra Kent doubles play is scheduled for Aug. 10-12, also at Erickson Park courts.

Tourney results are below:

Men's 50 Singles (round robin)
Kendall Wake def. Gene Turner 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Dean Ratzman def. Wake 6-3, 6-0
Ratzman def. Chuck Matheney 6-1, 6-3
Turner def. Matheney 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
Wake def. Matheney 6-3, 7-5
Ratzman def. Turner 6-0, 6-1

Mixed 60 Doubles (round robin)
Bill Birney/Uyen Heldt def. Glenn Hurst/Stu Sherman, withdrawal (injury)
David Pemberton/ Leslie Wake def. Hurst/Sherman (w/d)
Randy Johnson/Dennis Yakovich def. Birney/Heldt 6-0, 6-1
Johnson/Yakovich def. Hurst/Sherman (w/d)
Pemberton/Wake def. Birney/Heldt 6-0, 6-2
Birney/Heldt def. Hurst/Sherman (w/d)
Johnson/Yakovich def. Pemberton/Wake 6-1, 6-1

Men's 3.5 Singles (round robin)
Kendall Wake def. Alexander Brown 7-5, 6-3
Donovan Lee def. Brown 6-3, 6-2
Wake def. Lee 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Men's 4.5 Singles (round robin)
Byron Boots def. Michael Lee 6-0, 7-6 (7-2)
Boots def. Andrew Gunstone 6-0, 6-1
Gunstone def. Lee 6-4, 6-2

Men's 5.0 Singles (round robin)
Douglas Hastings def. Byron Boots 6-1, 6-4
Eric Brown def. Micah Roos 6-0, 7-5
Roos def. Boots 6-1, 6-4
Hastings def. Brown 6-2, 6-1
Boots def. Brown 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
Hastings def. Roos 6-0, 6-1

Women's 3.5 Singles (round robin)
Tricia Stratton def. Val Allard 6-2, 6-2
Stratton def. Donna Howe 6-3, 6-1
Howe def. Allard 7-5, 3-6, 6-0.
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