SW chalks up 5th straight win / Tennis

Continuing its winning ways, the South Whidbey High School tennis team won 5-2 at Granite Falls Wednesday, April 18.

The Falcons, now 2-0 in league play and 5-0 overall, go to King’s (1-0, 2-1) at 3:30 Friday, April 20, for another Cascade Conference match.

South Whidbey 5, Granite Falls 2

The Falcons won the top two singles matches and swept the three doubles contests.

Although Robynn Maciel fell in third singles, she was praised by co-coach Jenny Gochanour for her “gutsy and determined play” in a highly competitive match.

Singles: 1, Mary Zisette won 6-1, 6-1; 2, Alison Papritz won 6-2, 6-2; 3, Maciel lost 7-6(7-3), 6-7(7-3), 10-7; 4, Lynda Moran lost 7-6(7-4), 6-0.

Doubles: 1, Farris Jokinen/Ainsley Nelson won 6-4, 7-5; 2, Ally Lynch/Ashely Ricketts won 6-4, 6-0; 3, McKenna Kelley/Oliana Stange won 6-1, 6-1.

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