Boys tennis: Wolves edge Roughriders in close match

Sequim swept all three singles matches and one of four doubles match-ups to edge rival Port Angeles 4-3 on Sept. 23.

The victory helped the Wolves improve to 6-1 heading into this week’s league play.

Against the Roughriders, Sequim’s No. 1 singles player Garrett Little survived a tough match against Reef Gelder, winning 7-6 (7-2) and 6-3. Connor Bear added a win in No. 2 singles play with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Edun Bailey. Koda Robinson chipped in at No. 3 singles with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Jacob Miller.

Henry Hughes and Jack Van De Wege clinched the road win for Sequim with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) win over PA’s Damon Guynderson and Michael Soule. Hughes earned Sequim coach Mark Textor’s player of the match honors.

The Roughriders took No. 2, 3 and 4 doubles matches.

Sequim routs Trojans

The Wolves met little resistance in a sweep of Olympic on Sept. 22, winning 60 of 65 game points and picking up two forfeit victories en route to a 7-0 win.

Little topped Trojan Ashton Trottman 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and Bear bested Xavier Skillings 6-0, 6-0.

Adrian Brown, who with teammate William Hughes topped Olympic’a Chase Guerrero and Levi Caldwell 6-0, 6-0 in no. 3 doubles play, earned Textor’s player of the match.

Wolves blow by Bucs

On Sept. 20 at Kingston, the Wolves lost just two sets in seven matches for a 7-0 sweep of the Buccaneers

At No. 1 singles, Little got tested but still managed to knock off Kingston’s No. 1 singles player, Ryan Gueda 1-0, 2-6, 6-0.

Bear and Robinson won in No. 2 and 3 singles play.

Henry Hughes and Van De Wege topped Kingston’s Avery Berger and Seth Fortenbacher 6-1, 6-2, earning Van De Wege player of the match honors.

Sequim’s Aason Judd and Tyler Sheffield earned a win in a third set tiebreaker at No. 4 doubles, topping Kingston’s Aidan Materson and Victor Taylor 2-6, 6-4, 10-8.

Sequim also won by forfeit in all seven matches in a home league win over North Mason on Sept. 16.

North Kitsap hands Sequim first loss

Little and Robinson picked up singles wins against a strong North Kitsap tennis team on Sept. 14, but the Wolves were swept in doubles play in a 5-2 loss to the Vikings on Sept. 14 in Poulsbo.

Little won his match 7-5, 6-1 over the Vikings’ Jason Hart, while Robinson beat Indigo Gallagher 6-2, 7-5 to earn SHS coach Mark Textor’s player of the match honors.

Coming up

The Wolves were scheduled to host Bainbridge on Sept. 28 — results were not available at press time.

Sequim plays at Bremerton on Sept. 29 and host North Kitsap on Oct. 4.

The Wolves are at North Mason on Oct. 6 and hosts Kingston on Oct. 7 before finishing the league’s regular schedule on Oct. 12 at Olympic (Silverdale).

Sequim’s Henry Hughes looks to hit a forehand winner as he and teammate Jack Van De Wege top Olympic’s Jonathan Mourich and Chris Posis in straight sets (6-0, 6-1) on Sept. 22. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim’s Henry Hughes looks to hit a forehand winner as he and teammate Jack Van De Wege top Olympic’s Jonathan Mourich and Chris Posis in straight sets (6-0, 6-1) on Sept. 22. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim’s Espn Judd rips a forehand volley as he and teammate Kaiden Jones take on Olympic’s Warner Alexander and Freddy Enamorato on Sept. 22 in Sequim. Jones and Judd won, 6-2, 6-1, as the Wolves swept the Trojans 7-0. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim’s Espn Judd rips a forehand volley as he and teammate Kaiden Jones take on Olympic’s Warner Alexander and Freddy Enamorato on Sept. 22 in Sequim. Jones and Judd won, 6-2, 6-1, as the Wolves swept the Trojans 7-0. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell