South Tahoe boys tennis beats Incline 13-5, completes season sweep |

South Tahoe boys tennis beats Incline 13-5, completes season sweep

Anthony Gentile
South Tahoe sophomore Mickey Sullivan turns his back to play to hit a backhand volley against Incline on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at STHS courts.
Anthony Gentile / Tahoe Daily Tribune |

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe boys tennis team rolled to victory on Tuesday, Sept. 22, to complete its first season sweep.

The Vikings downed Incline 13-5 at STHS courts, securing a second win over the Highlanders with ease.

South Tahoe (5-2 I-A Northern) had Tuesday’s victory wrapped up after the second round of play. The Vikings swept the first round and took five of six sets in the second round to build a commanding 11-1 lead.

On the singles side, each of South Tahoe’s top three players went undefeated in the first two rounds. No. 1 Hawley Jarrett won 6-4, 6-2, No. 2 Bryin Schouten finished with scores of 7-6 (4) and 6-1, and No. 3 Jonathan LaRue delivered wins of 6-1 and 6-4.

In doubles, South Tahoe took all but one set in the first two rounds of play. The No. 1 team of Lucas Demsar and Mickey Sullivan won with scores of 7-6 (5) and 6-1, the No. 2 pairing of Janez Demsar and Brady McIntyre won 6-2, 6-3 and the No. 3 team of Jackson Kuzmik and Daniel Sandborn split its sets 6-0, 4-6.

South Tahoe put in nine substitutes for the third round, and took a pair of doubles sets.

The team of Zachary Dill and Ian Smith won 6-4 while the pairing of Matthew Barnett and Temugen Enkhbayar delivered a 6-1 win — Jeremiah Dahl (2-6), Samuel Satin (0-6) and MacKenzie Salmon (0-6) played singles, and the team of Jaxon Kennedy and Kailer Womack fell 4-6 in doubles.

The Vikings returned to action Thursday, Sept. 24, at North Tahoe. South Tahoe plays at Sparks next Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.