Lady Lion tennis beats MT, 3-2


Staff report



Washington’s Megan Downing returns a shot during a first singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.


Miami Trace’s Haiven Pepper serves during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.


Washington’s Jen Richards makes the return during her second singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.


Miami Trace’s Cameron Bucher watches the ball hit her racquet during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.


Miami Trace seniors were recognized prior to the match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (l-r); Angela Godinez, Jackie Wisecup and Cassie VanDyke.


The conditions were sunny and hot when the Lady Blue Lions of Washington traveled to Miami Trace High School for a Frontier Athletic Conference tennis match Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Washington won the match, three courts to two.

At first singles, Washington’s Megan Downing defeated Cassie VanDyke, 6-0, 6-0.

At second singles, Miami Trace’s Anita Pursell beat Jen Richards, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.

At third singles, Washington’s Sydnie Hall defeated Bayley Thompson, 6-2, 6-2.

Washington’s Brooklyn Foose and Bethany Wilt beat Cameron Bucher and Haiven Pepper, 6-2, 6-3 at first doubles.

At second doubles, Miami Trace’s Beth Hogsett and Jackie Wisecup defeated Brynne Frederick and Payton Maddux in three sets, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.

In j-v play, Miami Trace’s Kenzie Seyfang and Kyleigh Slone played Bre Taylor and Mei Kobayashi, 8-2.

It was senior night and Miami Trace recognized its three seniors, Jackie Wisecup, Cassie VanDyke and Angela Godinez and Washington senior, Chyna Cupp.

Washington’s Megan Downing returns a shot during a first singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Megan-Downing-WHS-10us-at-MT-9-26-2017.jpgWashington’s Megan Downing returns a shot during a first singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

Miami Trace’s Haiven Pepper serves during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Haiven-Pepper-MT-10us-v-Washington-9-26-2017.jpgMiami Trace’s Haiven Pepper serves during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.

Washington’s Jen Richards makes the return during her second singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Jen-Richards-WHS-10us-at-MT-9-26-2017.jpgWashington’s Jen Richards makes the return during her second singles match at Miami Trace High School Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

Miami Trace’s Cameron Bucher watches the ball hit her racquet during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Cameron-Bucher-MT-10us-vs-Washington-9-26-2017.jpgMiami Trace’s Cameron Bucher watches the ball hit her racquet during a first doubles match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Miami Trace High School.

Miami Trace seniors were recognized prior to the match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (l-r); Angela Godinez, Jackie Wisecup and Cassie VanDyke.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_MT-tennis-seniors-2017.jpgMiami Trace seniors were recognized prior to the match against Washington Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (l-r); Angela Godinez, Jackie Wisecup and Cassie VanDyke.

Staff report