Davison claims USTA junior title

Stephanie Davison, a junior at South Kitsap, won the United States Tennis Association’s Interscholastic Junior Championships West held in Fresno, Calif., last week.

Davison, the tournament’s top seed in the 18-year-old division, downed sixth-seeded Maria Anisimova of Ojai, Calif., 6-3, 6-1 to claim her first USTA national title.

Davison is ranked in the country’s top 25 and is the defending Class 4A state champion. She needed to win five matches to take the title.

Davison knocked off Tania Mahtani of Rancho Palas Verde, Calif., 7-5, 6-3 in the semifinals and beat Katarina Reyeche of Canoga Park, Calif., 6-1, 7-5 in the quarterfinals. Davison also claimed early-round victories over Herzyl Legaspi of American Cyn, Calif., Jessica Young of Cloomfield, Ill., and Erin Wiesener of Calabases, Calif.

• Wolves rip Wilson as tennis playoffs near: Senya Waas and Amy Wilkins both won the singles matches last week while the South Kitsap doubles teams completed a 5-0 sweep of Wilson.

The Wolves, now 10-3 overall and 4-2 in Narrows League Bridge Division action closed out the regular season late Tuesday at Stadium.

SK plays host to the league preliminary matches May 12 and will take part in the Narrows League Tournament May 18-20 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma.

South Kitsap 5, Wilson 0

Played April 28 at South Kitsap

Singles - Senya Waas (SK) d. E. Lewis 6-0, 6-0; Amy Wilkins (SK) d. Jennifer Harmon 6-1, 7-5.

Doubles - Charlotte Duren-Emily Ader d. Cherie Ducolon-Alyssa Vivas 6-0, 6-2; Maria Smith-Hillary Oliver d. Kaelyn Kester-Brina Lewis 6-3, 6-4; Chelsea Senter-Melissa Watson d. Kayla Kors-Breanna Holtz 7-5, 6-1.

• Eisenhut, Wolves drop tie-breakers at Higgins: Kenneth Eisenhut fired a round of 83 to tie for individual medalist honors in leading the South Kitsap boys golf team to a first-place tie with Port Townsend last week in the Tim Higgins Memorial Tournament held at Kitsap Golf and Country Club.

Eisenhut lost to Ben Krabill in a one-hole playoff for the title while Port Townsend also topped South in a playoff for the team title.

Other South Kitsap scores included Luke DeVault 80, Marcus Lacey 79 and Jonathan Murphy 88.

The Wolves were turn to action Thursday against Shelton at Alderbrook Golf Course in Union.

The Tim Higgins Memorial Golf Tournament

Held April 28 at Kitsap G&CC, par-71

Team scores

1. (tie) Port Townsend 320*, South Kitsap 320, 3. North Kitsap 327, 4. Chimacum 328, 5. Port Angeles 337, 6. Central Kitsap 347, 7. Sequim 348, 8. North Mason 352, 9. Bremerton 353, 10. Olympic 364, 11. Klahowya 380.

Individual scores by team

South Kitsap — Kenneth Eisenhut 38-35 — 73, Luke DeVault 40-40 — 80, Marcus Lacey 38-41 — 79, Jonathan Murphy 43-45 — 88.

Port Townsend — Ben Krabill* 42-41 — 83, Mike Thomas 37-37 — 74, Justin Grauberger 41 — 38-79, Shane Monroe 39-45 — 84.

* won playoff

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