Panther tennis wins one, loses one

The Panthers on Monday began their week with a win against Enumclaw, but then dropped their match to Auburn Mountain View Wednesday.

It’s been an up and down weeks so far for the Bonney Lake boys tennis team.

The Panthers on Monday began their week with a win against Enumclaw, but then dropped their match to Auburn Mountain View Wednesday.

The week got started with a 3-2 victory over the Hornets. Both of Bonney Lake’s singles players fell in their matches, but the doubles teams carried the day.

First singles player Brody Fitzsimmons dropped a close match in two sets, both of which needed to go to a tiebreak. Fitzsimmons fell 6-7 (7-4), 6-7 (10-8).

Second singles player Nick Ching also lost 1-6, 1-6.

But the first doubles team of Brian Grob and Dominic Leiggi rolled to a 6-0, 6-3 win and the third doubles team of Ethan Nguyen and Austin Gratzer rolled 6-4, 6-4.

Things were tighter for the second doubles team of Mitch Allen and Nate Monsrud, who won their first set 6-2 before falling 0-6 in the second and needing a tiebreak to win the third set 7-6(8-6).

On Wednesday, Fitzsimmons lost 3-6. 1-6 and Ching fell 0-6, 0-6. The first doubles team of Grob and Allen picked up a 7-5, 7-5 win and the second doubles team of Leiggi and Monsrud battled back to win their match 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, but the thrid doubles squad of Gratzer and Adam Hunt could not hold on, losing their set 7-6(7-5), 1-6, 5-7.

The Panthers play at Peninsula Friday.

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