High School Sports

Sehome’s Shane Lynette claims Northwest District singles title

Sehome’s Shane Lynette claimed the Class 2A Northwest District Tournament singles title on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Bellingham Tennis Club, beating Mountlake Terrace’s Jeremy Andsell 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.

With the win, Lynette claims an automatic berth to the Class 2A State Tournament in May.

Lynette, the top seed, dropped a set for the first time in four matches during the district tournament.

Sehome’s Darren Ma and William Zhang lost 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 to Liberty’s Ethan and Bryan Le in the doubles title match.

Ma and Zhang will play Anacortes’ Ryan Campbell and Derek Vance in the second-place match Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Bellingham Tennis Club. The winners will receive the district’s second berth to state, while the loser must wait to see if the district receives three spots.

Also Friday, Bellingham’s Zach Nolan and Henry Ziels beat Sehome’s Michael Bornstein and Dane Faris 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 in a consolation match before falling to Vance and Campbell 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

Bellingham’s Ben Grabau lost to Liberty’s Calvin Vuong 6-4, 6-3 in a singles consolation match.