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Girls take on Anacortes and win

The South Whidbey tennis team beat Anacortes 6-1 Wednesday, continuing a streak of victories for the month.

In singles, South Whidbey’s Lindsey Newman won 6-0, 6-1; Natalie Wheeler won

6-1, 6-2 Maya Hough won 6-2, 6-1 and Amanda Brager lost 2-6, 5-7.

In doubles action, Victoria Comfort and Nicole Zalewski won 6-1, 1-6 ,6-2; Shannon Craig and Julia Iversen won 6-3, 6-0 and Jenn Gemkow and Katie Holt won 6-3, 6-3.

“Natalie had probably her best match of the season, playing a very controlled and consistent match,” said Falcon coach Tom Kramer. “Maya returned to her winning ways with a better tactical game.”

Kramer noted that Comfort and Zalewski had two great sets of top tennis, marred by a forgettable set in the middle when both of them went on vacation.

“Shannon and Julia continue to impress after a slow start, while Jenn and Katie had a tough match against Anacortes.”

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