NK boys win state tennis title; girl 2nd

North Kitsap won the 2A state boys tennis tournament May 25 at the Nordstrom Tennis Center at the University of Washington in Seattle.

The doubles team of Justin Gallant and Mason Repp finished second, Mason Chmielewski-Spencer Gillespie were third, and Grady DeVries-Owen Wilkinson were fifth for the boys. For the girls Teegan DeVries was second.

Indigo Gallagher-Zapf struggled on the first day, being swept 6-0, 6-2 in his first match and 6-1, 6-4 in his second match to be eliminated.

Gallant-Repp finished second in the 2A boys doubles bracket. They won their first match 6-2, 6-1 and second match 6-3, 6-4. They won their semifinal match on the second day 7-6, 6-2 to reach the finals.

Chmielewski-Gillespie were on the other side of the bracket in the semifinals. They won their first match 6-0, 6-0 and their second 6-1, 6-0. But they fell in the semifinals 6-7, 2-6. The Viking duo secured third place after winning their final match 6-2, 6-3.

DeVries-Wilkinson lost their first match 6-3, 3-6, 7-6. They responded with a 6-2, 6-0 victory and a 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the fifth-place match. They secured fifth after winning 6-2, 6-3.

DeVries finished second in the girls 2A singles state championship, falling 3-6, 5-7. She came off her first day with a 6-1, 6-2 victory and 6-2, 6-2 win. DeVries stepped up on the second day, winning her semifinal match 6-0, 6-0.