South Whidbey stays undefeated in league play / Tennis

A strong showing in doubles helped the South Whidbey High School tennis team defeat Archbishop Murphy 5-2 Friday, April 27, in Everett and remain unbeaten in Cascade Conference play.

The Falcons are now 3-0 in league action and 7-1 overall. The Wildcats fell to 0-4.

South Whidbey completes conference play this week with two home matches at 3:30 p.m. Granite Falls (1-1, 5-3) visits Tuesday, May 1, followed by King’s (1-1, 3-3) on Wednesday.

The Falcons swept all three doubles matches in the win over Archbishop Murphy: 1, Mary Zisette and Alison Papritz won 6-0, 6-0; 2, Farris Jokinen and Ainsley Nelson won 6-1, 6-3; and 3, McKenna Kelley and Jenna Pfeiffer wqn 6-4, 6-2.

Ashley Ricketts (6-3, 6-3) and Ally Lynch (6-3, 6-0) picked up wins in second and third singles.

Robynn Maciel (6-2, 6-0) and Erin Brewer (6-3, 6-4) lost in first and fourth singles.

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