Sunday, August 13, 2017

USTA League Pacific Northwest 18 & over Sectionals Update - Seattle dominates through the first two days

Sectionals for the Pacific Northwest 18 & over are taking place this weekend in Spokane.  Here is an update as we go into the final day.

The 2.5 women's final finds Robinswood and Amy Yee going undefeated in their flights resulting in a repeat of Seattle local playoffs when Robinswood prevailed 2-1.

The 2.5 men has two more Seattle teams in ETC and Forest Crest the only teams there and 1-1 going into their last match.  They were both 6-3 in local league play with ETC having the 2-1 advantage.

At 3.0, the women final has Sand Point from Seattle going up against Multnomah from Portland who split their round robin with Eastside but won the courts won/lost tie-breaker.

The 3.0 men's final has Robinswood facing Tualitin who had a loss and had to win their last match 3-2 to advance to the final.

At 3.5, for the women, Bellevue Club won their flight but the other flight has not finished it seems with Robinswood and Sunset from Portland both listed as 2-0.

The 3.5 men has Mill Creek from Seattle and Sand Point both going undefeated in flight facing off in the final, Mill Creek having won local playoffs 3-2.

At 4.0, Oregon dominated with Eugene facing off against Portland.

The 4.0 men has an Independent team from Seattle going against Lake Oswego from Portland.

At 4.5, the women's final finds Seattle TC and Hood River from Eastern Washington going undefeated and facing off for the trip to Nationals.

The 4.5 men finds Nordstrom from Seattle winning a tight flight on a head-to-head tie-breaker facing off against Sprinker from Southwest Washington.

The last level, 5.0+, has the women's decided with Bellevue Tennis Academy winning the flight 3-0.

The 5.0 men has Robinswood winning easy and facing Mercer Island who had to win a three-way 2-2 tie on courts won/lost, Robinswood having won local playoffs 2-1.

The totals by district are 16 teams from Seattle having won or still in it, 5 from Portland, and one each from Southern Oregon, Eastern Washington, and Southwest Washington.

Good luck to all, a review to come when it is all finished.