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Anchorage’s high school tennis teams speed toward the postseason

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: September 24, 2020
  • Published September 23, 2020

Tennis was the Anchorage School District’s first sport to return to competition after a long intermission caused by the pandemic, and tennis will be the first sport in the city to wrap up the regular season.

Saturday marks the final regular-season matches in the Cook Inlet Conference, barring any makeup-meets required early next week.

It’s been a fast season, one that began Sept. 10 and proceeded at breakneck speed for three weeks, with at least one meet scheduled on every day except Sundays.

Teams will spend the early part of next week practicing for the Oct. 2-3 CIC championships at the Alaska Club East. The state tournament is the week after that.

Dimond 7, Bartlett 2

A girls doubles match produced drama Wednesday in Dimond’s 7-2 win over Bartlett in a meet at the Alaska Club East.

Sally Yu and Mira Olds of Dimond held off Anna Shipman and Haley Chadwich of Bartlett 7-5, 7-6 to give the Lynx a sweep of the doubles matches.

Bartlett got wins in two of the four singles matches, including Lynzde Hatcher’s 7-6, 6-1 win over Dimond’s Meghan Spils.

Boys #1 Singles: Andrew Teasley (D) def. GIanluca Durso (B) 6-0, 6-1

Boys #2 Singles: Marvin Ko (D) won by forfeit

Girls #1 Singles: Lynzde Hatcher (B) def. Meghan Spils (D) 7-6, 6-1

Girls #2 Singles: Allison Pogue (B) def. Sydney McMalian (D) 6-1, 6-0

Boys #1 Doubles: WIll Fagerstrom/Joseph Butzke (D) won by forfeit

Boys #2 Doubles: Kody Calaustro/ Case Cropper (D) def. Xeng Her/Chris Lo (B) 6-1, 6-3

Girls #1 Doubles: Laney Fagerstrom/Alyssa Walker (D) won by forfeit

Girls #2 Doubles: Sally Yu/Mira Olds (D) def. Haley Chadwick/Anna Shipman 7-5, 7-6

Mixed doubles: Chris Kinder/ Averyl Cobb (D) won by forfeit

Eagle River 6, Chugiak 3

Chugiak won two of the day’s three tiebreakers but Eagle River got the overall victory in a Tuesday meet.

Chugiak’s tiebreaker victories came from Andrew Bozone in boys singles and Italia Fraize and Olivia Dimmick in girls doubles. Eagle River’s Korben Sensen took the tiebreaker to win his singles match.

Girls singles #1: Irish Wolfe (ER) d. CJ Johnston (C) 6-0, 6-0

Girls singles #2: Melody Musick (ER) d. Winnie Dekay (C) 6-0,6-0

Girls doubles #1: Olivia Dimmick/Italia Fraize (C) d. Lila Wagener/Lili Singleton (ER) 6-4, 4-6, 10-5

Girls doubles #2: Sarah Von Luhrte/Skyler McCasland (ER) d. Sora Hanna/Caroline Moffett (C) 6-0, 6-0

Boys singles #1: Korben Senden (ER) d. Matt Keller (C) 6-3,4-6, 10-8

Boys singles #2: Andrew Bozone (C) d. Dylan Bender (ER) 4-6, 7-5, 13-11

Boys doubles #1: Cam Witte/Griffin Marson (ER) d. Keith Bundy/Conner Lemon (C) 6-3, 6-0

Mixed doubles: Rob Wanek/ Sage Childress (C) d. Nate Walsev/Evelyn Montero, 6-3, 6-1

Chugiak 6, Bartlett 3

Chugiak won all of the doubles matches in perfect conditions Monday to beat Bartlett on the newly finished tennis courts at Bartlett.

The closest match came in girls singles, where Bartlett’s Lyndze Hatcher battled past Chugiak’s Olivia Dimmick, 6-4, 7-5.

Boy’s singles #1: Gianluca Durso (B) def Andrew Bozone (C) 6-0, 6-2

Boy’s singles #2: Matt Keller (C) def Chris Lo (B) 6-1, 6-0

Girl’s singles #1: Lyndze Hatcher (B) def Olivia Dimmick, 6-4, 7-5

Girl’s singles #2: Allison Pogue (B) def Italia Fraize, 6-2, 6-2

Boy’s doubles #1: Keith Bundy/Conner Lemon (C) win by forfeit

Boy’s doubles #2: Robert Wanek/Gavin Van Vorst (C) win by forfeit

Girl’s doubles #1: Caroline Moffett/Sora Hanna (C) win by forfeit

Girl’s doubles #2; Sage Childress/Rachel Bundy (C) win by forfeit

Mixed doubles Ben Harmon/Winnie Dekay (C) def Xeng Her/Haley Chadwick, 6-2, 6-4

West 8, Service 1

West’s Athena Clendaniel won a back-and-forth match against Service’s Harmony Pretlow to help the Eagles take an 8-1 win in a Monday meet at Service.

Clendaniel took the first set 6-4, Pretlow took the second set 7-5 and Clendaniel eked out an 11-9 win in the tiebreaker.

Boys Singles #1: Charlie Rush (W) def. Kelly Wages (S) 6-0, 6-0

Boys Singles #2: Cyrus Clendaniel (W) def. Nolan Beeler (S) 6-0, 6-3

Boys Doubles #1: Ben Broyles / Toby Lochner (S) def. Kelly Hase / Jordan Green (W) 6-4, 6-3

Boys Doubles #2: Will Sedwick / Cosmo Crowley (W) def. Zach Chang / Rudy Schumacher (S) 6-0, 6-3

Mixed Doubles: Jack Coulter / Antonia Yu (W) def. Quinn Guyer / Amelia Shen (S) 6-2, 6-1

Girls Singles #1: Athena Clendaniel (W) def. Harmony Pretlow (S) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (11-9)

Girls Singles #2: Sophia Green (W) def. Ema Peterson (S) 6-1, 6-1

Girls Doubles #1: Sharon Kim / Eva Lief (W) def. Daniella Garnica / Ashleigh Shen (S) 6-2, 6-0

Girls Doubles #2: Brenna Gessner / Lauren O’Loury def. Zayn Cheema / Kinsie Young (S) 6-0, 6-1

South 9, East 0

Ryder Skaareb of South High won his singles match in straight sets Monday in the only match played in South’s 9-0 shut out of East at the Alaska Club. East forfeited all of the other matches.

Boys Singles #1: Ryder Skaaren (S) def. Jonah Folds (E) 6-0, 6-1

Boys Singles #2: Lochlan Mullen (S) won by forfeit

Girls Singles #1: Ashley Huang (S) won by forfeit

Girls Singles #2: Madison Griffin (S) won by forfeit

Boys Doubles #1: Walker Brown / Thomas Pease (S) won by forfeit

Boys Doubles #2: JD Lincoln / Jack Perkins (S) won by forfeit

Girls Doubles #1: Abbie Hemry / Genelle Searles (S) won by forfeit

Girls Doubles #2: Emily Hickox / Talbott Robinson (S) won by forfeit

Mixed Doubles: Aaron Griffin / Dani Jameson (S) won by forfeit

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