Red Raiders sweep Kula

PO‘IPU — Kauai‘i High School celebrated a sweep in KIF Tennis Saturday at the Kiahuna Tennis Courts.

After losing some close matches over the past several outings, the Red Raiders asserted themselves against Kula School with a 5-0 win in both the boys and girls matches.

Dasha Lagmay, playing on the girls No. 1 court, handily controlled Taylor Reid, 6-0, 6-2 while Liz Schiller, Kaua‘i’s No. 2 girls player, earned her win by default.

On the doubles courts, the No. 1 duo of Cassady Sirois and Katie Anderson defeated Emily Rider and Elli Sherrer, 6-0, 6-1. That momentum carried into the No. 2 court where Kaua‘i’s Megan Vento and Jessica Castillo got past Gillian Pickett and Summer Ryll, 6-0, 6-0.

Tasha Hannah and Gabi Sanehira, playing on the No. 3 court, handled Diane Sater and Anglelei Star 6-1, 6-1.

On the boys side, Sterling Inouye, playing on the No. 1 singles court, downed Matt Vinsko 6-3, 6-3 and Ryan Bieker, in the No. 2 slot, defeated Marcus Rose 6-1, 6-1.

Reyn Balocan teamed with Alan Castillo to defeat Kula’s Kyle Sherrer and Andrew Chase 6-0, 6-0 in the No. 1 boys doubles matchup.

Tim Rokohl and Chris Flynn, the Raiders’ No. 2 doubles, and Manny Cagdan and Pacific Gingras, the Kaua‘i No. 3 boys team, earned their wins by default.

KIF Tennis stays at the Kiahuna Tennis Courts for a double-header Saturday when Kula goes up against Kapa‘a starting at noon. That matchup will be followed by Kaua‘i tangling with Island School starting at 2 p.m.

No results for the Waimea/Kapa‘a matches were available at press time.

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