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.