PHS boys tennis: Jeremy Alston

Philomath's Jeremy Alston serves in a doubles match earlier this season. Alston and his partner, Alec Stucki, were among those that moved on to the second day of the district tournamnt.

The Philomath High School boys and girls tennis teams advanced several singles players and doubles teams out of the early rounds of the 4A/3A/2A/1A District 2 tournament.

In action Thursday from Madras, the PHS boys advanced three singles players and three doubles teams to the tournament's second day. The girls played at Estacada and those results showed two singles and three doubles teams moving on.

Day 2 of the tournament will be Monday at Black Butte Ranch near Sisters. The tournament will then conclude Thursday also at Black Butte.

For the boys, singles players advancing included Colton Beckstead, James Erickson and Noah Aynes. Beckstead entered the tournament as the No. 1-seeded singles player.

Dylan Bell lost his first match but rebounded to win three straight to reach the consolation semifinals.

In doubles, the teams of Nick Stucki and Luke Haslam, Nathaniel Workman and Bryce Beeton, and Alec Stucki and Jeremy Alston all won to move on. Ben Gary and Trevor Foster lost in their two matches. Nick Stucki and Haslam are the No. 2-seeded team.

For the girls, top-seeded Selah Carlisle and Madison Francis both defeated their opponents to move deeper into the tournament. Maddie Melton went 1-2 in her matches and Emma Nelson won two of three.

The second-seeded doubles team of Lindsay Schell and Ella Skinkis along with Claire Skinkis and Amelia Skinkis, and Kena Bacho and Ashlynn Wulk, all advance to Day 2. The team of Chloe Jurva and Atira Fairbanks lost in their two matches.

4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 2


Thursday at Madras


Colton Beckstead def. Either Garcia, North Marion

James Erickson def. Roman Sonnek, Woodburn

Dylan Bell lost to Gage Hurst, North Marion; def. Tony Ma Morfan, Molalla; def. Job Aquino, Woodburn; def. Carson Beguelin, Estacada

Noah Aynes: Def. Tate Durst, North Marion.


Nick Stucki/Luke Haslam def. Part/Herkshan, Madras

Nathaniel Workman/Bryce Beeton def. Norato/Ramos, Madras

Alec Stucki/Jeremy Alston def. Sanchez/Vasquez, Woodburn

Ben Gary/Trevor Foster lost to Cole/Jones, Mollala; lost to Gianella/Torian, North Marion


Thursday at Estacada


Selah Carlisle def. Esme Gomez, Madras

Maddie Melton lost to Zoe Chatteron, Corbett; def. Katherine Parodi, Madras; lost to Makayla Chu, North Marion

Madison Francis def. Kenna Coleman, Cascade

Emma Nelson def. Erica Desjardins, Madras; lost to Jennica Wiebenga, Cascade; def. Holly Wertz, Sisters


Lindsay Schell/Ella Skinkis def. Sana/Collins, Cascade

Claire Skinkis/Amelia Skinkis def. Bedolla/Garibay, North Marion

Chloe Jurva/Atira Fairbanks lost to Brinkman/Donaldson, Molalla; lost to Olivera/Nambo, Madras

Kena Bacho/Ashlynn Wulk def. Asson/Winter, Sisters

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