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2002 State 3A 
tennis tournament

May 17-18 at Boise


15 schools, 128 players

Final team totals 
state qualifiers in parentheses)

1—Community School (13) 94 points—2nd straight state tennis title, most-ever points.

2—Homedale (12) 65.

3—Wood River (12) 57.

4—Fruitland (13) 42.

5—Culdesac (11) 21. 6—Troy (9) and Parma (13) 18 apiece.

8—Clearwater Valley (7) 14. 9—Falls Christian (3) 13.

10—Grangeville (10) 11. 11—Declo (9) and Payette (5) 6 apiece.

13—Sugar-Salem (4) 5. 14—Weiser (5) 4. 15—Gooding (2) 1.


Points by category—

(94)—Community School 23 BS, 33 GS, 22 BD, 0 GD, 16 MD=94

1st—BS, GS, BD. 2nd—MD. 4th—GS.

Highest point total ever, second straight state title. Had been state runner-up three of the

past five years. Successive point totals were 53 in 1997, 46 in 1998,

52 in 1999, 76 in 2000 and 91 in 2001.

(65)—Homedale 12 BS, 16 GS, 1 BD, 13 GD, 23 MD=65

1st—MD. 2nd—GS. 3rd—BS, GD.

(57)—Wood River 0 BS, 1 GS, 16 BD, 36 GD, 4 MD=57

1st—GD. 2nd—GD, BD.

(42)—Fruitland 20 BS, 3 GS, 16 BD, 2 GD, 1 MD=42

2nd—BS. 3rd—BD.


Points by singles/doubles

94—Community School (25-11 all matches)—56 points singles (16-6), 38 points doubles (9-5)

57Wood River (13-10 all matches)—1 point singles (1-4), 56 points doubles (12-6)

State team championships (34th time):

2002 (3A)—Community School. 2001 (A-2)—Community School.

1998-2000 (Class B)—Bishop Kelly. 1997—Jerome.

1996—Homedale. 1995—Bishop Kelly. 1993-94—Parma. 1992—Jerome.

1991—Parma. 1989-90—Jerome. 1988—Wood River. 1987—Vallivue.

1986—Wood River. 1985—Jerome. 1983-84—Bishop Kelly. 1982—Wood River.

1981—Gooding. 1975-80—Bishop Kelly. 1973-74—Payette. 1972—Bishop Kelly.

1971—Parma. 1970—Parma and Jerome. 1968-69—Parma.

Number of state titles—Bishop Kelly 12, Parma 7, Jerome 6, Wood River 3, Community School 2, Payette 2, Gooding 1, Vallivue 1.

This was the 27th year Wood River represented at state.

State titlists (11—3 S, 8 D):

2002—Ashley Lakey and Jessie Woodyard GD.

2001—Casey Werth and Vince Nagashima BD; Ned Flanagan and Aprilia Hagglof MD.

1989 and 1990—John Driscoll BS. 1986—John Jacoby BS.

1986—Marianne Moore and Ann Ferries GD. 1982—Adele Allender and Anise Morrow GD.

1980—Hal Sweasey and Lance Levy BD. 1979—Laura Newcomb and Eric Exline MD.

1978—Jonathan Angle and Buddy Levy BD.

This was Community School’s 19th year fielding a team, and 18th to state.

State titlists (11—9 S, 2 D):

1999, 2000, 2001, 2002—Lauren Drew GS.

2001, 2002—Ryan Drew BS.

2002—Joel Evans and Luke Fostvedt BD.

1997—Chancey Martin BS. 1992—Amy Stuhlberg and Adam Saphier MD.

1986—Tory Thornton GS. 1985—John Jacoby BS.


Boys singles (16 players)

Final results

1—Ryan Drew (CS senior—3rd 1999, 2nd 2000. 1st 2001)

2—Ben Judson (Fruitland senior—4th 2000, 3rd 2001)

3—Uriah Jones (Homedale senior)

4—Jeff Trout (Troy senior—2nd 2001)

Summary: CS 6-2 match record, 23 points BS

WR 0-2 match record, 0 points BS

Championship—Ryan Drew (CS) 7-5, 6-4 over Ben Judson (Fruitland)

Third place—Uriah Jones (Homedale) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 over Jeff Trout (Troy)


Local players


Ryan Drew (CS senior 4-0)

won 6-0, 6-1 over Manuel Fleck (Payette senior)

won 6-0, 6-0 over Mark Van Weerdhuizon (Fruitland senior)

won 6-0, 6-2 over Uriah Jones (Homedale senior)

championship—7-5, 6-4 over Ben Judson (Fruitland senior)


Tyler Martin (CS freshman 2-2)

won 6-2, 6-3 over Chris Keith (Payette junior)

lost 6-2, 6-1 to Ben Judson (Fruitland senior)

won 7-5, 6-1 over Spencer Cobia (Sugar-Salem sophomore)

lost 6-4, 6-3 to Adam Hines (Culdesac junior)

won 6-2, 6-4 over Zach Forsman (Payette)

lost 6-2, 6-2 to Erik Bergstrom (Sugar-Salem)


Will Hemmings (WR senior 0-2)

lost to Adam Hines (Culdesac junior)

lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to Jerid Hensley (Fruitland junior)


Girls singles (16 players)

Final results

1—Lauren Drew (CS senior—1st 1999, 1st 2000, 1st 2001, 1st 2002)

2—Caity Jones (Homedale freshman)

3—Yurie Ikeuchi (Falls Christian junior)

4—Tami Parten (CS senior)

Summary: CS 10-4 match record, 33 points GS

WR 1-2 match record, 1 point GS

Championship—Lauren Drew (CS) 6-2, 6-0 over Caity Jones (Homedale freshman)

Third place—Yurie Ikeuchi (Falls Christian junior) over Tami Parten (CS senior)


Local players


Lauren Drew (CS senior 4-0)

won 6-0, 6-3 over Lisa Welsh (Grangeville senior)

won 6-0, 6-0 over Lauren Surmeier (Fruitland sophomore)

won 6-1, 6-0 over Yurie Ikeuchi (Falls Christian junior)

championship—won 6-2, 6-0 over Caity Jones (Homedale freshman)

fourth state title for Drew


Tami Parten (CS senior 4-2)

won 6-0, 6-0 over Charie Parmeter (Parma freshman)

lost 3-6, 6-0, 6-4 to Yurie Ikeuchi (Falls Christian junior)

won 6-3, 6-2 over Kristina Brando (Clearwater Valley senior)

won 6-3, 6-0 over Lauren Surmeier (Fruitland sophomore)

won 7-5, 6-1 over Amy Alexander (CS sophomore)

third place match—lost to Yurie Ikeuchi (Falls Christian junior)


Amy Alexander (CS sophomore 2-2)

won 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 over Kristina Brando (Clearwater Valley senior)

won 6-4, 6-3 over Brynn Parker (Grangeville senior)

lost 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 to Caity Jones (Homedale freshman)

lost 7-5, 6-1 to Tami Parten (CS senior)


Amanda Parks (WR junior 1-2)

lost 6-1, 6-4 Danielle Hopkins (Weiser junior)

won 7-6, 6-1 over Katie Jenkins (Troy)

lost 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Lauren Surmeier (Fruitland sophomore)


Boys doubles (16 teams)

Final results

1—Joel Evans-Luke Fostvedt (CS junior, sophomore)

2—Vince Nagashima-Tate Mills (WR senior 2nd 2000, 1st 2001, sophomore)

3—Drew Judson-Scott Schlager (Fruitland juniors)

4—Aaron Crawford-Jake Schumaker (Culdesac seniors)

Summary: CS 6-2 match record, 22 points BD

WR 3-1 match record, 16 points BD

Championship—Joel Evans-Luke Fostvedt (CS junior, sophomore) 7-5, 6-4 over Vince Nagashima-Tate Mills (WR senior, sophomore)

Third place—Drew Judson-Scott Schlager (Fruitland juniors) 6-0, 6-3 over Aaron Crawford-Jake Schumaker (Culdesac seniors)


Local players


Joel Evans-Luke Fostvedt (CS junior, sophomore 4-0)

won 6-2, 6-1 over Anthony Haskett-Bernardo Morales (Homedale sophomores)

won 6-3, 6-2 over Dave Paul-Judd Constantine (Parma seniors)

won 7-6 (5), 4-6,. 7-6 (5) over Drew Judson-Scott Schlager (Fruitland juniors)

championship—won 7-5, 6-4 over Vince Nagashima-Tate Mills (WR senior, sophomore)


Vince Nagashima-Tate Mills (WR senior, sophomore 3-1)

won 6-0, 6-1 over Ed Clark-Clancy Slichter (Grangeville seniors)

won 6-3, 6-4 over Anthony Jangula-Adam Stice (Fruitland seniors)

won 6-1 ,6-1 over Zach Forsman-Craig Soelberg (Payette seniors)

championship—lost 7-5, 6-4 to Joel Evans-Luke Fostvedt (CS junior, sophomore)


Lee Gurney-Chadd Montgomery (CS seniors 2-2)

lost 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 to Anthony Jangula-Adam Stice (Fruitland seniors)

won 6-2, 6-3 over Ed Clark-Clancy Slichter (Grangeville seniors)

won 6-3, 6-4 over Dave Paul-Judd Constantine (Parma seniors)

lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Aaron Crawford-Jake Schumaker (Culdesac seniors)


Girls doubles (16 teams)

Final results

1—Ashley Lakey-Jessie Woodyard (WR juniors)

2—Katie Dondero-Jessica Bohner (WR seniors)

3—Alysa Gluch-Kelly Roberts (Homedale juniors)

4—Brooke Sutton-Ruelas (Parma)

Summary: CS 0-2 match record, 0 points GD

WR 7-1 match record, 36 points GD

Championship—Ashley Lakey-Jessie Woodyard (WR juniors) 7-5, 6-3 over Katie Dondero-Jessica Bohner (WR seniors)

Third place— Alysa Gluch-Kelly Roberts (Homedale juniors) 6-4, 6-2 over Brooke Sutton-Ruelas (Parma)


Local players


Ashley Lakey-Jessie Woodyard (WR juniors 4-0)

won 6-2, 6-0 over Alicia Young-Lacey VanderBoegh (Homedale junior, freshman)

won 6-2, 6-3 over Brooke Sutton-Ruelas (Parma)

won 6-7, 7-6, 6-2 over Alysa Gluch-Kelly Roberts (Homedale juniors)

championship—won 7-5, 6-3 over Katie Dondero-Jessica Bohner (WR seniors)


Katie Dondero-Jessica Bohner (WR seniors 3-1)

won 6-4, 7-6 over Brynna Syme-Flannery Coats (Weiser junior, senior)

won 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 over Josey Britton-Shannon Rueth (Parma seniors)

won 6-4, 7-5 over Lara Lowry-Erin Willig (Grangeville seniors)

championship—lost 7-5, 6-3 to Ashley Lakey-Jessie Woodyard (WR juniors)

note: Jessica Bohner replaced Brisa Ayub (sidelined with wisdom teeth)


Pauli Ochi-Erika Connelly (CS juniors 0-2)

lost 6-3, 6-3 to Jenny Johnson-Kynna Randall (Culdesac sophomore, freshman)

lost to Lindzy Croft-Ashley Petersen (Declo)

note: Another Cutthroat girls’ doubles team that qualified for state, senior Abby Minford and sophomore Joan Baumgardner, did not compete at state because Minford was participating in her Senior Quest. The school’s petition to substitute another player for Minford was not approved, so the #2 Declo girls’ doubles team of Aynur Gojayeve-Hadley Spear replaced them for state.


Mixed doubles (16 teams)

Final results

1—Kevin Overton-Sara Brown (Homedale seniors)

2—Josh Kantor-Langely McNeal (CS seniors)

3—Shawn Swearingen-Ashley Vahlberg (Clearwater Valley senior, junior)

4—Brad Bigford-Yumi Marinaga (Troy)

Summary: CS 3-1 match record, 16 points MD

WR 2-4 match record, 4 points MD

Championship— Kevin Overton-Sara Brown (Homedale seniors) 6-1, 6-2 over Josh Kantor-Langely McNeal (CS seniors)

Third place—Shawn Swearingen-Ashley Vahlberg (Clearwater Valley senior, junior) 7-6, 6-0 over Brad Bigford-Yumi Marinaga (Troy)


Local players


Josh Kantor-Langely McNeal (CS seniors 3-1)

won 6-1 ,6-2 over Austin Blaylock-Alyson Page (Parma sophomores)

won 6-4, 6-1 over Brad Bigford-Yumi Marinaga (Troy)

won 6-1, 6-3 over Ryan Schwartz-Lexi Hines (Culdesac sophomore, junior)

championship—lost 6-1, 6-2 to Kevin Overton-Sara Brown (Homedale seniors)


Honza Walter-Kiette Tucker (WR senior, junior 2-2)

won 6-3, 7-5 over Billy Galliger-Liz Canas (Fruitland seniors)

won 6-3, 6-1 over Shawn Swearingen-Ashley Vahlberg (Clearwater Valley senior, junior)

lost 6-1, retired to Kevin Overton-Sara Brown (Homedale seniors)

forfeited to Brad Bigford-Yumi Marinaga (Troy)


Danny Gariepy-Allison Kelsey (WR sophomore, junior 0-2)

lost 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to Scott Weber-Emily Watson (Parma sophomores)

lost 6-2, 6-3 to Weston Stark-Stephanie Smith (Grangeville seniors)


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