Monday’s Boys Tennis: Centralia Fends Off Black Hills
By The Chronicle
The Tigers hosted their first league match of the season and came out on top 3-2 against Black Hills in an Evergreen 2A Conference boys tennis match in Centralia on Monday.
In the top singles match, Jonathan Schade took down Centralia’s Ryan Mack, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Landon Kaut earned the win for the Tigers in the No. 2 singles match, defeating Ryan Cokl, 6-2, 6-0. Neither team had a third singles player.
In doubles, Centralia’s top duo of Brandon Yeung and Brandon Wilkerson defeated Lauri Calvert and Josh Do, 6-3, 6-4. McKiernan Jones and Kyuss Mano won in the No. 2 spot for the Tigers, defeating Kyle Lince and Koichi Faasumalie, 6-1, 6-3.
Black Hills’ Vincent Lopez and Riley Brown won in the No. 3 doubles match against Ryan Kane and David Parsons, 6-2, 6-0.
”A great match, a lot of credit to Jonathan for playing very tough (against Ryan). I’m very pleased with both Kyuss (Mano) and McKiernan (Jones),” Centralia coach Keith Hopkins said. “We’re looking forward to a great season. It was a great win to start our league matches this year. I’m proud of our guys.”
Centralia (1-1, 1-0) travels to Aberdeen on Friday for a EvCo match.
CENTRALIA 3, BLACK HILLS 2
Jonathan Schade (BH) def. Ryan Mack, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Landon Kaut (CEN) def. Ryan Cokl, 6-2, 6-0
Brandon Yeung/Brandon Wilkerson (CEN) def. Lauri Calvert/Josh Do, 6-3, 6-4
McKiernan Jones/Kyuss Mano (CEN) def. Kyle Lince/Koichi Faasumalie, 6-1, 6-3
Vincent Lopez/Riley Browne (BH) def. Ryan Kane/David Parsons (CEN), 6-2, 6-0