Lady Lion tennis competes at Marietta


MARIETTA — The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team competed in a tournament at Marietta Saturday, Aug. 26.

At first singles, Megan Downing fell to Marietta’s Meredith Coil, 0-6, 0-6 and to Conjeevaran from Athens High School, 5-7, 1-6.

At second singles, Jen Richards lost to Taylor Define of Perry, 0-6, 3-6 and then lost in three sets to Maggie Gottfried of Marietta, 0-6, 6-4, 1-6.

Sydnie Hall beat Lindsey Marshall from Marietta at third singles, 6-2, 6-0. Hall then lost to Samantha Thorpe from Perry, 5-7, 0-6.

At first doubles, Bethany Wilt and Brooklyn Foose fell to Amy Brennan and Divya Yellamarju of Athens, 0-6, 0-6.

Wilt and Foose bounced back and defeated Abby Ketchum and Lily Ditchendorf from Marietta, 6-4, 6-1.

At second doubles, Brynne Frederick and Payton Maddux were victorious in their first match against Marietta’ Bailey Young and Ashton Binegar, 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-1.

Frederick and Maddux dropped their second match to Athens’ Olivia Bean and Sandy Strickland, 0-6, 0-6.

“This tournament was such a great learning experience for our team,” Washington head coach Samantha Leach said. “It exposed the girls to excellent competition. We had the opportunity to play some of the teams that we will see in our Sectional.”

Washington will be home today (Monday) against Circleville and Tuesday the Lady Lions will host Miami Trace. Both matches have a start time of 4:30 p.m.

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Washington’s first doubles team of Bethany Wilt (left) and Brooklyn Foose are pictured at the Marietta tournament Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/08/web1_Bethany-Wilt-and-Brooklyn-Foose-at-Marietta-Lady-Lion-tennis-8-26-2017.jpgWashington’s first doubles team of Bethany Wilt (left) and Brooklyn Foose are pictured at the Marietta tournament Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Courtesy photo

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