Lake Washington’s Pearson takes second at state tennis tourney

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:16am
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Lake Washington coach John Stalker with Brett Pearson, wearing his second-place medal. Stalker is holding the second-place team trophy. Courtesy photo

Lake Washington coach John Stalker with Brett Pearson, wearing his second-place medal. Stalker is holding the second-place team trophy. Courtesy photo

Lake Washington’s Brett Pearson netted second place in singles at the 3A state tennis tournament on May 24-25 in Kennewick.

He won three straight matches before losing in the final, 6-3, 6-4, to Alan Yim of Lakeside. Pearson beat opponents from Mount Spokane (6-1, 6-0), Bellevue (6-2, 6-0) and O’Dea (3-6, 6-3, 6-3).

On the LW boys doubles front, Subhu Purohit and Alex Levine placed fifth when they beat Nathan Webster and Robbie Fiocchi of Kennewick, 6-4, 6-4.

The Kangs took second in the team standings.

Also for LW, Ellie Gershaw placed sixth in singles, going 2-2 in the tournament and making the semifinals. LW placed seventh overall.

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