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.