Lady Lion tennis opens season with win over Unioto


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



The Washington High School tennis team is pictured at Unioto High School at their season-opening match Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (l-r); Brooklyn Foose, Bethany Wilt, Caroline Frederick, Sydnie Hall, Brynne Frederick, Jen Richards, Megan Downing, head coach Samantha Leach, Payton Maddux, Sierra Rodriguez and Mei Kobayashi.

The Washington High School tennis team is pictured at Unioto High School at their season-opening match Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (l-r); Brooklyn Foose, Bethany Wilt, Caroline Frederick, Sydnie Hall, Brynne Frederick, Jen Richards, Megan Downing, head coach Samantha Leach, Payton Maddux, Sierra Rodriguez and Mei Kobayashi.


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CHILLICOTHE — The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team opened the 2018 season with a non-conference match at Unioto Monday, Aug. 13.

Washington won the match, three courts to two.

At first singles, Unioto state-qualifier Sylvia Gray defeated Megan Downing, 6-0, 6-0.

At second singles, Unioto’s Macy Bridenbaugh beat Washington’s Jen Richards, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8).

Washington won the next three courts to earn the overall match win.

At third singles, Brooklyn Foose defeated Sarah Spires, 6-1, 6-0.

At first doubles, Bethany Wilt and Sydnie Hall beat Neysea Edwards and Candice Theil, 6-4, 6-2.

Brynne Frederick and Payton Maddux defeated Eden Griesheimer and Emily Hanna at second doubles, 6-1, 6-2.

Washington hosted Jackson Tuesday in the first Frontier Athletic Conference match of the year.

The Lady Lions will host Circleville Thursday at 4 p.m. at Gardner Park.

The Washington High School tennis team is pictured at Unioto High School at their season-opening match Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (l-r); Brooklyn Foose, Bethany Wilt, Caroline Frederick, Sydnie Hall, Brynne Frederick, Jen Richards, Megan Downing, head coach Samantha Leach, Payton Maddux, Sierra Rodriguez and Mei Kobayashi.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2018/08/web1_Lady-Lion-tennis-team-at-Unioto-8-13-2018.jpgThe Washington High School tennis team is pictured at Unioto High School at their season-opening match Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. (l-r); Brooklyn Foose, Bethany Wilt, Caroline Frederick, Sydnie Hall, Brynne Frederick, Jen Richards, Megan Downing, head coach Samantha Leach, Payton Maddux, Sierra Rodriguez and Mei Kobayashi. Courtesy photo

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com