Despite playing without a full outfit of doubles teams, Sequim’s boys tennis started the season strong with a 4-3 road victory over 3A foe Bainbridge on Sept. 8.
Sophomore Garrett Little earned player of the match for the Wolves with a 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 1 singles player Jett Peter, SHS coach Mark Textor noted.
Koda Robinson picked up a win in No. 3 singles play, a 6-4, 7-5 win over Rafferty Rosencrans.
“Our singles players had fantastic matches,” Textor said.
“Garrett had a fantastic match against a really, really solid player and had a gruelling first set.
“Koda kept fighting and ended up getting the win.”
Sequim’s Henry Hughes and Jack Van De Wege topped Bainbridge’s Matt Bernard and Reed Grandt 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 doubles, and the Wolves’ Kaiden Jones and Espn Judd followed suit in No. 2 doubles with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Spartans Ari Hanson and Andrew Nelson.
The Wolves picked up a win one day later in their home opener, a 6-1 victory over Bremerton.
Connor Bear took home SHS’s player of the match with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Sylas Glazier in No. 2 doubles.
Little didn’t lose a point in No. 1 singles while Robinson improved to 2-0 with a 6-3, 6-3 win over the Knights’ Trevin Austin.
In No. 1 doubles play, Hughes and Van De Wege started slow but rebounded for a straight set (6-3, 6-3) win over Casey Pritchard and Sandro Tang.
Jones and Judd didn’t lose a point in their No. 2 doubles match, and SHS’s Adrian Brown and William Hughes added a 6-0, 6-2 win over David Lane and Bobby Ungren in No. 3 doubles play.
Sequim’slone loss was a forfeit in No. 4 doubles.
The Wolves were scheduled to play at North Kitsap on Sept. 14 — results were not available at press time.
Sequim hosts North Mason on Sept. 16.
The Wolves play at Kingston on Sept. 20, the first of three matches in four days. They host Olympic on Sept. 22 and take on rival Port Angeles on the road on Sept. 23.