Lady Lion tennis splits matches with Wilmington, Miami Trace


The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team went 1-1 in SCOL matches last week.

On Sept. 23, Washington lost to Wilmington, 3-2.

On Sept. 24, Washington beat Miami Trace, 3-2 on the courts at the Club at Quail Run.

Against Wilmington, Megan Downing lost to Allison Brooks, 0-6, 0-6 at first singles.

At second singles, Anna Nestor beat Mai Cooper, 6-1, 6-1.

Mackenzie Cress lost at third singles to Katie Schroeder, 0-6, 0-6.

Washington and Wilmington split the matches in doubles.

At first doubles, Sierra Dawson and Maria Pickerill beat Kalistaa Adkins and Veronica Ilg, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.

At second doubles, Yui Kobayashi and Aubry Leonard lost to Summer Payne and Sephie Reed, 1-6, 1-6.

In j-v play, three Washington girls played six total Wilmington girls; one for the first set and another for the second set.

Camryn Waldrop lost 0-6, 0-6 to Brooklyn and then Emily.

Chyna Cupp lost 0-6, 0-6 to Jojo and then Zare.

Kayleigh Elzey lost 0-6, 0-6 to Loghen and then Emma.

On Sept. 24, Washington played Miami Trace at the Club at Quail Run.

At first singles, Megan Downing beat Bethany Reiterman, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

“Megan was fighting with all she had, despite feeling under the weather, against a girl who gave everything she had for her last (home) match,” Washington coach Mitch Augenstein said. “It was electric.”

At second singles, Anna Nestor beat Haylee Higgins, 6-2, 6-0.

At third singles, Yui Kobayashi lost to Whitney Cockerill, 1-6, 2-6.

The teams split matches in doubles.

Maria Pickerill and Sierra Dawson beat Maddie Wallace and Cassie VanDyke, 6-0, 6-0.

At second doubles, Shelby Mulford and Macy Detty beat Jen Richards and Mackenzie Cress, 6-1, 6-1.

Sectionals were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week at Portsmouth.

By Chris Hoppes

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Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1

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