Spartans start title defense with win over Warriors

Seabury Hall dropped just five games in defeating Kamehameha Maui 5-0 in Pukalani on Friday, the first day of the Maui Interscholastic League tennis season.

The Spartans, who last year won their third straight team championship, got 6-0, 6-0 victories from Stone Miles at No. 2 singles, Jacob Keyser at No. 3 singles, and J.D. Pells and James Kim at No. 2 doubles.

In girls play, Seabury Hall edged Kamehameha Maui 3-2.

SEABURY HALL BOYS 5, KAMEHAMEHA MAUI 0

No. 1 singles–Silvan Engert, Seabury Hall, def. Lee Franco 6-1, 6-3; No. 2 singles–Stone Miles, Seabury Hall, def. Makena Nagasako 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 singles–Jacob Keyser, Seabury Hall, def. Shaston Fucal-Kanuha 6-0, 6-0. No. 1 doubles–Zachary Walker and Sterling Sandler, Seabury Hall, def. Makani Smith Kemfort and Maikai Kaufmann 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 doubles–J.D. Pells and James Kim, Seabury Hall, def. Mason Pagan-Draculan and Kaimana Copperfield 6-0, 6-0.

SEABURY HALL GIRLS 3, KAMEHAMEHA MAUI 2

No. 1 singles–Kayleen Lau, Kamehameha Maui, def. Chiemi Powell 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 singles–Michelle Tasaki, Seabury Hall, def. Jayda Lum Lung 7-6 (10), 5-7, 7-5. No. 3 singles–Leeana Kanemitsu, Kamehameha Maui, def. Elena Hickey 6-2, 7-5. No. 1 doubles–Jessica Griffiths and Olivia Hoekstra, Seabury Hall, def. Kaelyn Kato and Ailana Suehiro 6-1, 6-4. No. 2 doubles–Kady Tanaka and Jessica Nelson, Seabury Hall, def. Teoni Medeiros-Hoshino Krause-Labat and Arianna Rios 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.

ST. ANTHONY BOYS 4, MAUI PREP 0

No. 1 singles–Tyson Wu, St. Anthony, def. Andy Norseth 6-2, 6-2. No. 2 singles–Jake Gage, St. Anthony, def. Makana Boote 6-1, 6-2. No. 3 Evan Essner, St. Anthony, win by default. No. 1 doubles–Double default. No. 2 doubles–Kaimana Baker and Khoa Le, St. Anthony, win by default.

MAUI PREP GIRLS 4, ST. ANTHONY 1

No. 1 singles–Vanessa Gabriel, St. Anthony, def. Vittoria Barone 6-1, 6-1. No. 2 singles–Aeisha Pradhan, Maui Prep, def. Elise Rodriguez 6-0, 6-1. No. 3 singles–Kassidy Howeth, Maui Prep, def. Nadia Pokipala Prones 6-0, 6-0. No. 1 doubles–Eva Karaneva and Natalie Smart, Maui Prep, def. Tammy Abrew and Toa Siua 6-1, 6-2. No. 2 doubles–Maddie Perry and Keeana Villamar, Maui Prep, def. Caitlin DeLeon and Cheyenne DeLeon 6-0, 6-0.

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