North Thurston's David Schuster won his opening match in straight sets but then was knocked out in the quarterfinals by Nathan Hale's Reid deLaubenfels, 6-2, 6-2, on Friday in the boys 3A state tennis championships at Vancouver Tennis Complex.
DeLaubenfels defeated Capital’s Anthony Litchfield in the opener, 6-4, 6-0.
Litchfield bounced back to win in the consolation bracket, defeating Shorecrest’s Devin Abney, 6-3, 7-5.
In boys 3A doubles, North Thurston’s Evan Segnirant and Nikhil Das lost to the Meadowdale team of Scott Boemke and Grant Lovell, 7-6 (8), 6-1.
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Capital brothers Luke and Isaac Olson lost their opening match, 6-2, 6-0, to Zach Kosanke and Colin Dresser of Bellevue.
Capital’s Lauren McCann opened the girls 3A state tournament with a 7-6 (11), 5-7, 1-0 victory when Josie Dow of Meadowdale retired in the third set. McCann then lost, 6-1, 6-1, to Sasha Carter of Bainbridge Island, bouncing her to consolations. There, she defeated Felicia Doubek of Kennedy, 6-2, 7-5, to reach today’s consolation quarterfinals.
In the girls 2A doubles at Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle, Tumwater’s Emma Anderson and Olivia Koelsch defeated Roni Hewett and Kellie McCann-Smith of Clarkston, 7-6, 6-1, then lost to Shannon Craig and Julia Iversen of South Whidbey, 6-4, 6-3.
Anderson and Koelsch rebounded for a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Jaime Miller and Kayla Davis from East Valley to reach today’s consolation quarterfinals.
In 4A at Tri-Cities Court Club, Olympia’s John Stormans defeated Josh Thornton, 6-3, 6-2, in the opener, then lost to Kentridge’s Matt Overland, 6-3, 6-2.
Olympia’s Katelyn Orchard lost her opener to Angela Chen of Newport, 6-3, 6-1, then defeated Katie Willis of Wenatchee’s, 6-1, 6-4.