Garrett Little of Sequim finished second at the state 2A boys tennis tournament this weekend. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TENNIS: Sequim's Garrett Little finishes second

SEATTLE — Sequim’s Garrett Little finished second in the state 2A boys tennis tournament.

Little, who finished second at state last year, breezed through the tournament to make the finals, where he lost is in the state finals 7-5, 6-1 to Cole Bales of Archbishop Thomas Murphy on Saturday.

Little won three matches at state. Earlier Saturday, he beat Jack Wang of Sammamish in the semifinals 6-2, 6-3.

Little won his first match of the tournament 6-2, 6-1 over Owen Vallegos of Sedro-Woolley, then in the state quarterfinals, had one of his toughest matches at state, coming from behind and going to tiebreakers to beat Lucas Walburn of Columbia River 4-6, 6-0, 10-6.

In the 1A boys state tournament, East Jefferson’s Reid Martin had a successful weekend, winning two out of four matches to finish eighth.

Martin won his opening match, beating Jackson Dhane of La Salle 6-4, 6-0. He lost to Trent Renslow of Entiat 6-1, 6-1 in the second round, but came back and beat Trevor Crowther of Zillah 1-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the consolation bracket. He lost in his final match 6-3, 6-0 to Robert DeForest of St. George’s.

In the doubles tournament, the team of Nate Basden and Matthew Miller lost to the North Kitsap team of Mason Chmielewski and Spencer Gillespie 6-0, 6-0 then lost in the consolation bracket 6-1, 6-2 to Jayden Lovinhoss and Wyatt Wagner of Shelton.

On the girls’ side, Sequim’s Calleigh Thompson lost in her opener 6-1, 6-3 to Anna Samoukovic of Lynden, then lost in the consolation bracket 6-0, 6-2 to Diana Gutierrez of Pullman.

Garrett Little, Sequim

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