KSM boys tennis evens it up; girls 0-2

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Photo by Nicole Kaauamo

Senior Kendra Kaaa serves while her partner, junior Abby Okazaki, readies herself for the return in their doubles match against King Kekaulike High School March 9.

By Nicole Kaauamo, Features Writer

The KS Maui tennis boys’ record improved to 1-1 when they won against King Kekaulike High School yesterday on their home courts.

They swept singles play 4-1.  Sophomore Devonte Llanes defeated Kekaulike’s Justin Holzer 6-4 and 6-4.  Freshman Justin Fernandez had a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory and senior Keali’i Ka’aikala won by default.

In doubles play, seniors Nohea Duro and Vinson Sylva won 6-2, 6-1.

Freshman Avi Singh and sophomore Noeau Perez lost 6-2 and 6-1.

The KS Maui girls tennis team lost the meet. Their team standing is now 0-2.

Sophomore Brandi Silva was victorious in her singles match, 6-1 and 6-2.

Sophomore Shanise Ka’aikala also won her match 6-4, 6-3.

Sophomore Kelcey Lorenzo rallied with Kekaulike’s Kaelyn Okuhata until a 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 loss.

Senior Kendra Kaaa and junior Abby Okazaki also had a loss, 7-5 and 6-2.

Juniors Melia Mattos and Chalee Batungbacal lost 7-5 and 6-4.