Prep boys tennis: Hawks’ Ansdell takes 8th in singles championships

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Jeremy Ansdell

Mountlake Terrace Hawk Jeremy Ansdell took home 8th place in the singles competition at the WIAA 3A Boys Tennis Championships that concluded on Saturday in Kennewick.

Ansdell fell in his final match of the two-day tourney 6-1, 6-4 to Ranjan Sharangpani of Capital. With the victory Sharangpani earned 5th place in the 3A boys singles division.

Zach Fleischman of Bellevue won the 3A boys singles title while Garfield’s tandem of Oscar Burney and Brad Huffaker captured the 3A boys doubles crown. On the girls’ side, Jade Lancaster of Sumner won the 3A girls singles title while the Mercer Island pair Caroline Hamilton and Sammy Sweet earned the 3A girls doubles trophy.

Ansdell’s 8th place finish in singles competition earned Terrace four team points, tying Shorewood and Columbia River for 11th place in the 3A team final results. Mercer Island won the 3A boys team title with 25 points; the Islanders also captured the 3A girls team title with 17 points.

This was Ansdell’s second trip to the state tennis championships; Ansdell qualified for the 2015 event as a part of a Terrace doubles team that went 0-2 in the tourney.

WIAA 3A State Tennis Championships, Day 2, May 28 (Mountlake Terrace result)

Singles: Ranjan Sharangpani (Capital) defeated Jeremy Ansdell (Mountlake Terrace) 6-1, 6-4 in the tournament’s 5th/8th place match

Boys’ team final scores
1. Mercer Island        25
2. Seattle Prep          19
3. Lakeside             15
4. (tie) Bellevue        11
4. (tie) Garfield          11
6. (tie) North Thurston         8
6. (tie) O’Dea 8
8. (tie) Auburn          5
8. (tie) Bainbridge Island         5
11. (tie) Mountlake Terrace            4
11. (tie) Shorewood             4
11. (tie) Columbia River         4
14. (tie) Glacier Peak            2
14. (tie) Auburn Riverside      2
14. (tie) Hanford       2
14. (tie) Hazen          2
14. (tie) Shadle Park            2

Girls’ team final scores
1. Mercer Island        17
2. Lakeside        15
3. Interlake        14
4. Sumner         11
5. Holy Names Academy    9
6. (tie) Shorewood      8
6. (tie) Seattle Prep     8
8. (tie) Enumclaw        7
8. (tie) Peninsula       7
10. North Thurston      6
11. (tie) Garfield        5
11. (tie) Hanford       5
13. (tie) Mountlake Terrace            2
13. (tie) Glacier Peak           2
13. (tie) Marysville-Getchell            2
13. (tie) Auburn Mountainview      2
13. (tie) Kennewick            2
13. (tie) Lincoln                2
13. (tie) Southridge            2

–By Doug Petrowski

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