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KingCo boys tennis tournament begins Oct. 16

October 15th, 2012 at Mon, 15th, 2012 at 1:41 pm by Megan Managan

UPDATE: The tennis tournament has been delayed by rain earlier this morning out at Mount Si, and matches have been pushed back to 2 p.m. (instead of a 10 a.m. start). The courts at Mount Si High School have lights, so matches will be played into the evening. The links below have the updated schedule.

And the post season begins …

The Mercer Island boys tennis team begins the run to state this week, with the KingCo tournament at Mount Si High School, starting on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Full schedules and brackets can be found on the KingCo Athletics website for singles and doubles.

In the singles competition, Brian Hou will compete at 10 a.m., as will Zack Elliott. Henry Smith’s first match is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The singles tournament continues through Thursday, Oct. 18 with the championship match at 5:30 p.m.

In the doubles event, Kyle Baska and Matt Seifert will begin with a 1:30 p.m. Tuesday match, as will Spencer Dillon and Max Tilden. Ben Elliott and Charlie Williams will play at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. The doubles finals are set for Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m.

Qualifiers will play in next spring’s SeaKing district tournament in the hopes of earning spots in the 3A state tournament held in late May.


I’m the sports reporter at the Mercer Island Reporter newspaper. On this blog you’ll find extra bits and pieces to stories I’ve written, behind the scene looks at teams and observations on the sports in our area. I’ll field questions here, and ask a few too. You can follow me on Twitter (@MIRsports ) or send me an e-mail.

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