Squalicum traveled to Sedro-Woolley and came away with a 5-2 Northwest Conference boys' tennis win on Monday, Oct. 1.
The win improved the Storm to 4-7, 4-7 NWC while the Cubs dropped to 2-9, 2-9 NWC.
Squalicum had singles wins from Drew Segren at No. 3 and Kevin Smiley at No. 4. It was the first time both played singles this year.
"For their first singles they did quite well," Squalicum coach Joe O'Brien said in a phone interview.
The Storm swept the doubles as the teams of Zach Hart/Aaron Morris, Avery Wolfe/Tavo O'Connell and Tyler Hoback/Carter Nickelson all won. Hoback and Nickelson won their match 7-5, 7-6 (1).
"They had it close for a long time and then they dominated in the tiebreaker," O'Brien said.
SQUALICUM 5, SEDRO-WOOLLEY 2
Singles: Mike Moser (SW) d. James Tan 6-1, 6-3; Charlie Rutherford (SW) d. Carter Thulin 6-0, 7-5; Drew Segren (S) d. Ray Uzunov 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Kevin Smiley (S) d. K.J. Rutherford 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles: Zach Hart/Aaron Morris (S) d. Luke Hudson/Freddy Lienhard 6-4, 6-4; Avery Wolfe/Tavo O'Connell (S) d. Nick Doorn/Ryne Schrader 6-3, 6-2; Tyler Hoback/Carter Nickelson (S) d. Nathan Weide/Hector Brandt 7-5, 7-6 (1).
NOTE: Spelling on Carter Thulin's name corrected Oct. 3.