Lady Lion tennis beats Massie, Circleville

By Chris Hoppes -

The Washington Lady Blue Lion tennis team continued its road trip with wins at Clinton-Massie on Sept. 8 and at Circleville on Sept. 12.

On Sept. 8, at Clinton-Massie, Washington won this SCOL match, 4-1.

At first singles, Megan Downing lost to Hailey Clayborn, 3-6, 4-6.

At second singles, Anna Nestor defeated Anne Thompson, 5-7, 6-1, 10-3 (super tiebreaker to 10 for third set).

At third singles, Maria Pickerill beat Morgan Edgar, 6-0, 6-1.

On the first doubles court, Sierra Dawson and Mackenzie Cress defeated Claire Corruthers and Hailey Stinchcomb, 6-7 (2-7), 6-1, 6-4.

At second doubles, Gretchen Milstead and Jen Richards beat Megan Wonderly and Amber Winemiller, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (19-17). Regular tiebreakers go to 7 points.

“That was a nail-biter,” Washington head coach Mitch Augenstein said.

The Lady Lions won two j-v matches.

Sydnie Hall and Beth Wilt won, 8-6 and Payton Maddux and Jocelyn Trimmer won, 8-4. (J-v players names for Massie were not available.)

On Monday, Sept. 12, Washington traveled to Circleville and won, 5-0.

At first singles, Megan Downing defeated Megan Frazier, 6-0, 6-0.

At second singles, Maria Pickerill beat Elizabeth Timmons, 6-1, 6-0.

Sydnie Hall defeated Madison Graul at third singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Anna Nestor and Sierra Dawson won at first doubles against Taylor Huffer and Melanie Winter, 6-1, 6-0.

Jen Richards and Beth Wilt beat Allyson Withers and Madalyn Faushough at second doubles, 6-1, 6-0.

Washington is at home Thursday to host East Clinton at 4:30 p.m.

By Chris Hoppes

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

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