Three Jays qualify for stateJamestown High School seniors Reid Monson, Nathan Fix and Eric Watne earned another week of tennis. Monson and Fix won both of their doubles matches in straight sets, first knocking off Williston’s Brook McFarlin and Rory Guenther in a state-qualifying match, 7-6 (4), 6-3, at the West Region tennis tournament on Saturday in Minot.
By: By Jamestown Sun Staff , The Jamestown Sun
Jamestown High School seniors Reid Monson, Nathan Fix and Eric Watne earned another week of tennis.
Monson and Fix won both of their doubles matches in straight sets, first knocking off Williston’s Brook McFarlin and Rory Guenther in a state-qualifying match, 7-6 (4), 6-3, at the West Region tennis tournament on Saturday in Minot.
The JHS team then took care of Jacob and Jon Wanner of Mandan 7-5, 7-5 to earn the No. 5 seed out of the West at the state tournament, which begins Thursday in Bismarck.
Watne finished eighth in singles action.
Watne went 1-2 on the day, but his 6-1, 7-6 (6) win over David Hofstad of Bismarck Century sewed up a spot in Bismarck. He then fell to Mandan’s Jordan Boehm 6-1, 6-2 for a spot in the fifth-place match. Watne lost in straight sets to Kyle Bangen of Minot to finish eighth, 6-3, 6-1.
West Region Tennis Tournament
At Cameron Indoor Tennis Center and Hammond Park
Josh Oothoudt, Minot, def. Kyle Rummel, Dickinson 6-2, 6-2
Grant Bakke, Bismarck, def. Loren Anderson, Century 6-3, 6-2
Sean Cleary, Bismarck, def. Jordan Boehm, Mandan 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Kyle Bangen, Minot, def. Eric Watne, Jamestown 6-3, 6-1
J. Oothoudt def. Bakke 6-0, 6-1
Rummel def. Anderson 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
Boehm def. Blake Harris, Jamestown 6-1, 6-2
Watne def. David Hofstad, Century 6-1, 7-6 (8-6)
Cleary def. Monsalve Wagner, Williston 6-1, 6-3
Bangen def. Aaron Berg, Dickinson 6-3, 6-3
Cleary def. Bangen 6-2, 6-3
Boehm def. Watne 6-4, 6-2
Jordan Nelson/Heath Glenn, Williston, def. Hunter Oothoudt/Matt Polsfut, Minot 6-4, 7-5
Brady Spooner/Zach Holmen, Century, def. Luke Van Ells/Shawn Senescall, Dickinson 6-1, 7-5
Reid Monson/Nathan Fix, Jamestown, def. Jacob Wanner/Jon Wanner, Mandan 7-5, 7-5
Jesse Kist/Carson Kunz, Mandan, def. Brook McFarlin/Rory Guenther, Williston 7-5, 6-2
Nelson/Glenn def. Spooner/Holmen 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
H. Oothoudt/Polsfut def. Van Ells/Senescall 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Monson/Fix def. McFarlin/Guenther 7-6 (7-4), 6-3
Wanner/Wanner def. Kist/Kunz 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
Senior Athlete of the Year
Josh Oothoudt, Minot High
Coach of the Year
Scott DeLorme, Minot High