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Three tennis teams from BHS qualify for state tourney
Three doubles teams from Bainbridge High School qualified for the WIAA State Tennis Tournament during the first round of the Sea-King District 2 Tournament at Lower Woodland Courts in Seattle Tuesday.
Top Metro seed Matt Alderson and Jacob Christensen from Bainbridge defeated the Lakeside team of Rodrigues/Bodas 6-1, 6-0.
The Metro No. 5 Bainbridge team of Keet Curtis and Ben DeVries upset the top KingCo team from Mercer Island of Zack Elliot and Ben Elliot 6-2, 6-4.
And the Spartans' defending state champion Kate Jameson with her partner Jordan Ferguson beat Lund and Levine of Lake Washington.
All three advance to the SeaKing District semifinals Wednesday to finalize seeding for state.
Still in the tournament is the girls doubles team of Meghan Hill and Sadie Dedon. The pair are in the consolation semifinals and need to win two matches Wednesday to go to state.
Also, Mark Schoener-Scott from Bainbridge High is in the consolation semifinals and needs to do the same.
Boys Finals: Top five in each category advance to State Tournament May 25-26 in Kennewick.
Boys Singles 1st Round
1st Round — Mark Schoener-Scott, BI (Metro 3) beat Joe McRoberts (Metro 8) 6-4, 6-0 [Loser Out]
Quarterfinal – Zack Kosanke, Bellevue (KingCo 2) beat Mark Schoener-Scott, BI 6-0, 6-0 [Loser to Consolation]
Boys Doubles 1st Round
Keet Curtis/Ben DeVries, BI (M5) beat Merz/Gordan, Eastside (M7) 6-1, 6-0 [Loser Out]
Curtis/DeVries, BI beat Elliot/Elliot, Mercer Island (K1) 6-2, 6-4 [Winner to State]
Matt Alderson/Jacob Christensen, BI (M1) BYE
Alderson/Christensen, BI beat Rodrigues/Bodas, Lakeside (M6)6-0, 6-1 [Winner to State]
Girls Finals: Top five in each category advance to State Tournament May 25-26 in Kennewick.
Girls Doubles 1st Round
Meghan Hill/Sadie Dedon, BI (M5) beat LaCayo/Carow, West Seattle (M7) 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 [Loser Out]
Gage/L. Venditti, Mercer Island (K1) beat Hill/Dedon, BI 6-0, 6-0 [Loser to Consolation]
Kate Jameson/Jordan Ferguson, BI (M1) BYE
Jameson/Ferguson, BI beat Lund/Levine, Lake Washington (K3) 6-1, 6-2 [Winner to State]