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PREP TENNIS: Viking sophomore Judson pulls upset in girls singles final

| May 16, 2021 1:14 AM


COEUR d’ALENE — Coeur d’Alene sophomore Audrey Judson waited for the right moment to notch her first win of the season over Lewiston's Rylei Carper, beating the Bengals junior 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 for the 5A regional championship in girls singles on Saturday at Coeur d’Alene High.

“Audrey played amazing today,” Coeur d’Alene girls coach Laura Taylor said. “She did a good job of staying calm and being patient when she was behind and knew when to go for winners.”

The boys doubles team of Chris Swider and Alexander Nipp also claimed a regional title for Coeur d'Alene, which finished runner-up to Lewiston in both the boys and girls team standings.

The top three in boys singles, boys doubles, girls singles, girls doubles and mixed doubles advance to the state 5A tournament at Timberline High in Boise on Friday and Saturday.


(Top three advance to state May 21 at Timberline High, Boise)

BOYS TEAM SCORES — 1, Lewiston 58. 2, Coeur d’Alene 43.5. 3, Lake City 26.5. 4, Post Falls 19.5.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES — 1, Lewiston 59. 2, Coeur d’Alene 48.5. 3, Post Falls 26.5. 4, Lake City 40.

BOYS SINGLES — Championship match: Dylan Gomez, Lewiston, d. Austin Gomez, Lewiston, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Third-place match: Turner Cox, Coeur d’Alene, d. David Nesbit, Lake City, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1.

BOYS DOUBLES — Championship match: Chris Swider/Alexander Nipp, Coeur d’Alene, d. Ryland Hoit/David Dixon, Lake City, 6-1, 6-2. Third-place match: Jacob Ditto/Josiah Shields, Post Falls, d. Kobie DeLeonard/Nez Ogle, Coeur d’Alene, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4.

GIRLS SINGLES — Championship match: Audrey Judson, Coeur d’Alene, d. Rylei Carper, Lewiston, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5. Third-place match: Madi Nesbit, Lake City, d. Allie Olson, Lewiston, 7-6, 6-4.

GIRLS DOUBLES — Championship match: Morgan Moran/Ryann Finch, Lewiston, d. Maggie Bloom/Sarah Wilkey, Coeur d’Alene, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4. Third-place match: Emily Schlothauer/Laura Moler, Post Falls, d. Kalli DeLeonard/Shelby Gray, Coeur d’Alene, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

MIXED DOUBLES — Championship match: Shelby Hobbs/Henry Parkey, Lewiston, d. Daniel Brereton/Lexi Ahlers, Lewiston, 6-1, 6-3. Third-place match: Ella Wilson/Jake Whiting, Coeur d’Alene, d. Liberty Ortega/Ryan Nearing, Post Falls, 6-4, 6-2.


SANDPOINT — Marwan Warnick and his sister, Malika, captured singles titles for Lakeland at the 4A Region 1 tournament at Travers Park.

Sandpoint won in boys doubles and girls doubles and swept the boys and girls regional titles for the first time since 2016, and qualified seven to state.

State is Friday and Saturday in Boise.

BOYS TEAM SCORES — 1, Sandpoint 44. 2, Lakeland 32. 3, Moscow 20.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES — 1, Sandpoint 48. 2, Moscow 32. 3, Lakeland 25

BOYS SINGLES — Championship (winner to state) — Marwan Warnick, Lakeland, d. Lynnsean Young, Moscow, 6-1, 6-2. Second place (winner to state) — Lynnsean Young, Moscow, d. Charlie Johnson, Sandpoint, 6-3, 7-5.

BOYS DOUBLES — Championship (winner to state) — Josh Embree/Christian Story, Sandpoint, d. Carter Johnson/Tyler Korn, Sandpoint, 6-0, 6-1. Second place (winner to state) — Brady Hanna/Brady Manko, Lakeland, d. Carter Johnson/Tyler Korn, Sandpoint, 6-1, 6-3.

GIRLS SINGLES — Championship (winner to state) — Malika Warnick, Lakeland, d. Neva Reseska, Sandpoint, 6-2, 6-1. Second place (winner to state) — Neva Reseska, Sandpoint, d. Maise Brazill, Sandpoint, 6-3, 6-1.

GIRLS DOUBLES — Championship (winner to state) — Olivia Petruso/Denali Terry, Sandpoint, d. Serena Strawn/Aneesha Shrestha, Moscow, 6-1, 7-5. Second place (winner to state) — Ella Fountain/Emilia Fountain, Moscow, d. Serena Strawn/Aneesha Shrestha, Moscow, 6-3, 6-2.

MIXED DOUBLES — Championship (winner to state) — Sammie Unger/Bryce Hansen, Moscow, d. Kailee McNamee/Tyler McNamee, Sandpoint, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3. Second place (winner to state) — Kailee McNamee/Tyler McNamee, Sandpoint, d. Ellen Haynes/Mark Sproull, Moscow, 1-6, 6-1, 6-3.

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