Spartans heading off to state tennis tourney today
Sumner High will be well represented this weekend when the state’s best prep tennis players take the courts.
The Spartans have two entries in Class 4A girls singles play and a pair of entries in boys doubles.
All be travel to the Tri-Cities for the May 26-27 tournaments. The 4A contests will be hosted at three sites – the Columbia Basin Racquet Club, Richland High School and Hanford High – all in Richland.
Sumner’s Tayva Jacobsen and Jade Lancaster have advanced to the Class 4A state tennis tournament and will begin play Friday.
Lancaster opens against Yasmina Qazi of Wenatchee, while Jacobsen begins against Brooke Fager of Spokane’s Lewis and Clark High. If each were to win their first two matches, they would meet in the semifinals.
Representing Sumner High in the 4A boys doubles tournament – and beginning play Friday – are the duo of Zaylan Jacobsen and Kyle Vanhout, along with the pair of Richard Mark and Marcus Peterson.
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