Hazen Highlanders lose first game of the season, fall to Kentridge 3-2

The boy’s tennis team sits in third place with a 3-1, 4-1 record.

The Hazen Highlanders boy’s tennis team started the 2017-2018 season with a four game winning streak.

The streak ended Sept. 13 with a 3-2 loss to Kentridge.

To open the season, the Highlanders hosted Kentlake and beat the Falcons 5-0.

The results from that match are below:

Hazen vs. Kentlake

• No. 1 Singles: Sohil Shah (H) def. Conor White 6-1, 6-1

• No. 2 Singles: Stefanos Pamboukas (H) def. Noah Reifin 6-0, 6-1

• No. 1 Doubles: Marcus Lee/Alex Huynh (H) def. Jordan Taylor/ Braydon Floss 6-0, 6-0

• No. 2 Doubles: Kenny Nguyen/Nick Ngo (H) def. Gunner Ellsworth/Matthew Pond 6-3, 6-1

• No. 3 Doubles: Ryan Ung/Tim Wong (H) def. Brendan Lane/Noah Lane 6-2, 6-1

The Highlanders won its second match of the season Sept. 7 with a 5-2 win over Mount Si.

Its third win in a row came Sept. 8 at home against Tahoma, 3-2.

The results from that match are below:

Hazen vs. Tahoma

• No. 1 Singles: Brody Magbeleta (T) def. Sohil Shah 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

• No. 2 Singles: Kyle Sherick (T) def. Stefanos Pamboukas 6-1, 6-0

• No. 1 Doubles: Marcus Lee/Alex Huynh (H) def. Nick Bennett/Nick Dazell 6-1, 6-1

• No. 2 Doubles: Nick Ngo/Kenny Nguyen (H) def. Henry Kombol/Andrew Brunel 6-4, 6-4

• No. 3 Doubles: Ryan Ung/Tim Wong (H) def. Tagen Whitaker/Kyler VandenBosch 7-6 (7-5), 6-0

The Highlanders traveled Sept. 11 to play Kennedy Catholic and won its fourth game in a row beating the Lancers 3-2.

The results from that match are below:

Hazen vs. Kennedy Catholic

• No. 1 Singles: Brendan Stoll (K) def. Sohil Shah 6-0, 6-1

• No. 2 Singles: Hayden Wood (K) def. Stefanos Pamboukas 6-2, 6-1

• No. 1 Doubles: Alex Huynh/Marcus Lee (H) def. Salvador Crockett/Patrick Gaughey 6-1, 6-0

• No. 2 Doubles: Nick Ngo/Kenny Nguyen (H) def. Luke Tolton/Joseph Conway 7-6 (7-0), 6-4

• No. 3 Doubles: Tim Wong/Ryan Ung (H) def. Lucky Ruona/Maxwell Ridgeway 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

This match came down to the end of the No. 3 doubles, Gail Ellis, Hazen coach said in an email.

“So all the pressure was on that match,” she said.

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