High School Sports

Sehome adds a doubles team to its state tennis contingent for next spring

Sehome’s Darren Ma and William Zhang will join teammate Shane Lynette at the Class 2A Boys’ Tennis State Championships in May.

Ma and Zhang beat Anacortes’ Ryan Campbell and Derek Vance 6-2, 6-3 Saturday, Oct. 22, in the second-place match of the 2A Northwest District Tournament doubles draw to earn their ticket to Seattle next spring. Lynette grabbed his a day earlier, when he claimed the district singles title.

Though state allocations will not be released until this spring, the district figures to get at least two berths to state.

Zhang’s and Ma’s win also helped the Mariners grab a share of the district team title with 19 points, tying Liberty. Bellingham finished third with 13 points, while Lynden tied for eighth with one.