South Whidbey’s Mary Zisette prepares to send a shot back Coupeville’s way in first doubles.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Mary Zisette prepares to send a shot back Coupeville’s way in first doubles. (Photo by John Fisken)

Falcons beat Coupeville, go 3-0 in league play / Tennis

Winning its third straight match – all league contests, the South Whidbey High School tennis team moved into first place in the North Sound Conference.

The Falcons posted a wind-swept win over host Coupeville 4-1 Tuesday, April 9, to remain unbeaten in league play with a 3-0 record (3-2 overall).

South Whidbey is a half game ahead of King’s (2-0, 3-0) in NSC play. The two teams were scheduled to meet in Langley Thursday, but the match was postponed.

South Whidbey goes to Friday Harbor (0-2, 0-2) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18.

South Whidbey results at Coupeville

Singles; 1, Farriss Jokinen won 6-3, 6-4; 2, Ashley Ricketts won 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles: Mary Zisette/Alison Papritz won 6-2, 6-1; 2, Ainsley Nelson/Elizabeth Simmons won 6-3, 6-3; 3, Erin Brewer/Oliana Stange lost 6-4, 7-6(7-5), 13-11.

Farriss Jokinen returns a shot in her first singles win. (Photo by John Fisken)

Farriss Jokinen returns a shot in her first singles win. (Photo by John Fisken)

Alison Papritz serves at Coupeville Tuesday. (Photo by John Fisken)

Alison Papritz serves at Coupeville Tuesday. (Photo by John Fisken)

Elizabeth Simmons swats a forehand in her win in second doubles with Ainsley Nelson.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Elizabeth Simmons swats a forehand in her win in second doubles with Ainsley Nelson. (Photo by John Fisken)