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POIPU — The father-and-son team of Nick and Jacob Lynch won the Mens B flight during the Poipu Kai Charity Tennis New Year’s Doubles on Sunday.
They defeated Adrian Alrarez and Nolan Rivel 6-4, 6-3 at the Poipu Kai Tennis Courts.
The Lynchs opened the tournament by defeating Scott Nakamatsu and Steven Pereira, 6-4, 6-1 and followed that win by getting past Terrence Hirabara and Marcus Pereira, 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9) to advance to the semifinals.
Alvarez and Rivel beat Mike Yamane and Shawn Yamane, 6-3, 6-0 in their opening round Saturday. The pair continued by downing Jason Idica and Gilson Guillermo, 6-3, 6-2 in their second match Saturday.
On the Mens C courts, the duo of Stan Sucher and Steve Hulst topped Mike Harlan and Mike Stefull, 6-2, 7-5 for the title of that flight.
Earlier, the Sucher and Hulst pair opened with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Mike Harland and Mike Stekull then defeated Seth Macomber and Aldrine Guerrero, 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the semis where they defeated John McFarland and Steven Hollinger, 6-0, 6-0.
The Mens A flight was settled Saturday when Tracy Tucker teamed with Brad Lum-Tucker for a 6-4, 6-4 win over Kimo Honda and Harold Shimono.
On the women’s courts, the mother-daughter duo of Joy and Sarah Kukino topped Jennifer Hreljac and Sue Anderson, 6-3, 7-5 for the Women’s A title. Rosemary Smythe teamed with Tammie Quinlan to defeat Paulette Lau and Debbie Bail, 6-0, 6-0 for the Women’s B title, and Tia Fulks and Linda Dietrich prevailed, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0(10-8) over Helen Young and Carolyn Lum for the Women’s C title.
The Poipu Kai Charity Tennis New Year’s Doubles was a benefit for the Kauai United Way.
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