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State boys tennis: Freeman’s Andy Simmerman takes second in singles

From staff reports

It was a successful weekend for Freeman’s Andy Simmerman who placed second at the state 1B/2B/1A tournament on Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Club.

He beat Ezra Magaram of Seattle Academy 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in the semifinals.

Simmerman was the highest finisher in the area.

In the finals, he was beaten by Cashmere’s Tyler Kert 6-1, 6-3.

In the consolation bracket, Medical Lake’s Noah Ray took seventh place after losing to Caleb Hadesty of Tonasket 6-0, 6-2.

Freeman also had Trevor Paternoster and Kolby Emtman finish in seventh place after they lost to Wilson Mosier and Michael Yang of University Prep 6-0, 6-1.


Gonzaga Prep’s Tyler Timperman beat Justin Ong of Olympia 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) to win fourth place at the Columbia Basin Racquet Club in Richland.

In doubles, Edward and Eric Liu of Mead took seventh place after losing to Jackson Kelley and Alex Collie of Bellarmine Prep 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (10-7).