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Playoff Update: Three go to state for tennis; two go to state for girls golf
Of the 14 players the Bainbridge tennis team sent to the 3A Sea-King District tournament, only Sasha Carter and the girls' doubles team of Grace Porter and Kate Jameson made it to state on the first day Tuesday at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle.
Carter beat Sabrina Tu of Bellevue in straight sets in a district quarterfinal to make it to state while Porter and Jameson beat Sophia Gage and Erica Baske of Mercer Island to qualify.
In girls' singles Jordan Ferguson is still alive despite losing to Karissa Walker of Mercer Island but Kelly Zwicker was eliminated after losing to Shea Wojciewski of Lakeside.
In boys' doubles, Sam Claney and Mark Scott made it to the quarterfinals but were sent to the consolation bracket after losing to Mercer Island. Scott and Matt Alderson were also sent to the consolation bracket after losing to Sammamish 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2). Ryan Bieber and Michael Bock were eliminated by Mercer Island.
In boys' singles, Keet Curtis beat Josh Kong of Nathan Hale in the opening round, but lost to Jordan Smith of Mercer Island to get sent to the consolation bracket. Jacob Christensen was also sent to the consolation bracket by Zach Kosanke of Bellevue.
The consolation and finals matches will be played tomorrow starting at 9:15 a.m. at the Lower Woodland tennis courts in Seattle.
Julia Gross and Jasmine Shattuck were the only girls' golfers to qualify at the 3A Sea-King District 2 tournament at the Riverbend Golf Complex in Kent.
Gross shot a 91 to finish tied for ninth with three other golfers while Shattuck shot a 96 to tie for 15th with two other players. The top 18 golfers head to the state tournament next week.
Maddy Devlin finished in a three-way tie for 20th while Annika Van Houte finished in a three-way tie for 27th and Miranda Smith finished in a tie with Claire Hannan of Nathan Hale for 37th.