A doubles-team sweep helped the Enumclaw High boys tennis team to a 3-2 win over Peninsula Friday. With postseason beginning today, Wednesday, the win gives the Hornets a boost of confidence.
The Hornets were scheduled to play their last league contest Monday at White River. Results of that contest can be found at www.courierherald.com. Postseason begins at 2:30 p.m. at Clover Park with the SPSL 3A tournament. Competition continues Thursday and Saturday. Players were seeded Tuesday, too late to make this edition. The top finishers at the league meet will advance to the West Central District tournament in the spring.
In the Hornets’ final home match Friday, Jeremy and Tyler McCathy joined forces for a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles. Matt Zender and Justin Williams won 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 2 slot and Levi Goodin and Casey Claire won 6-3, 6-1.
Hornet coach Adam Ihde mixed it up against Clover Park Oct. 5 and still walked away with a 5-0 win.
Dan Milat started the action with a 6-0, 6-2 win. Williams, playing singles, won 6-1 and took a 8-6 tiebreaker in second set.
The McCarthys won 6-1, 6-0. Zender and Clare won 6-0, 6-0 and Patrick Putman and Kevin Johnson earned a forfeit.
The Hornets lost a 5-0 match to Lakes Oct. 7.