South Tahoe’s Marin, Sullivan win 3A State doubles tennis championship
TRUCKEE, Calif. — South Tahoe’s doubles team of Louis Marin and Mickey Sullivan brought home the ultimate prize Saturday, Oct. 22. The senior-junior tandem claimed the 3A State boys doubles championship, winning three matches in two days at Tahoe Donner Tennis Center to deliver the title.
Marin and Sullivan didn’t drop a set in three matches on the road to the title. In the championship Saturday, the two-time reigning regional champions beat Boen Huxford and Preston Jorgenson of Boulder City (Nev.) 6-1, 6-2.
The Vikings’ duo beat Truckee’s Zach Larson and Noah Warren 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals earlier Saturday. In the quarterfinals Friday afternoon, Oct. 21, they defeated Adan Cano and Kevin Giron of Desert Pines (Las Vegas) 6-3, 6-3.
In the boys singles bracket, South Tahoe senior Hawley Jarrett was the Northern third seed. Jarrett fell to Boulder City’s Andre Pappas 4-6, 0-6 in the quarterfinals Friday.
On the girls side, the Vikings’ doubles team of Abby Burns and Gabbi Fisher represented South Tahoe as the Northern third seed. The all-junior team fell to Southern opposition in the quarterfinals Friday.