Wednesday, April 16, 2014
OMAK Cashmere nipped Omak in 1A high school tennis, 3-2, in both boys and girls matches Saturday.
“The Pioneers fought hard against Cashmere today, but both the boys and girls teams came up a little short in the team score against the visiting Bulldogs,” Omak coach Lance O’Dell said.
Omak won both girls and boys doubles matches, while Cashmere won all the singles competitions.
On the boys side, state veterans Morgan O’Dell and Gabe Holz won No. 1 doubles (6-0, 6-0) and Brady Layton and Caleb Riggle took No. 2 doubles (6-0, 6-0).
The boys title swung on a tough No. 3 singles match, where Cashmere’s Cameron Moser edged Cody Smith, 6-4, 3-6 and 6-2.
Cashmere’s Mikaela Sites slipped past Omak’s Hannah Love, 6-4, 6-7 (3-7) and 6-1 in a deciding match at No. 3 singles.
Quincy is at Omak on Thursday before the Pioneers go to Chelan on Saturday.
No. 1 singles – Chad Raven, Cashmere, def. Devyn Grillo, Omak, 6-0, 6-1.
No. 2 singles – Alexander Robertson, Cashmere, def. Matt Pearce, Omak, 6-4, 6-3.
No. 3 singles – Cameron Moser, Cashmere, def. Cody Smith, Omak, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
No. 1 doubles – Morgan O’Dell/Gabe Holz, Omak, def. Blake Badgley/Trey Michael, Cashmere, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 doubles – Brady Layton/Caleb Riggle, Omak, def. Armando Estrada/Ian Lindell, Cashmere, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 1 singles – Tasha Kowatsch, Cashmere, def. Mady Sandoval, Omak, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 singles – Sammy O’Bryan, Cashmere, def. Rocio Cruz, Omak, 6-3, 6-2.
No. 3 singles – Mikaela Sites, Cashmere, def. Hannah Love, Omak, 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1.
No. 1 doubles – Danielle Berntsen/Alex O’Dell, Omak, def. Megan Reinhart/Dani Kenoyer, Cashmere, 6-0, 6-1.
No. 2 doubles – Anelise Goodall/Daniela Carroll, Omak, def. Aidan Darlington/Stephanie Preheim, Cashmere, 7-5, 6-0.
LEAVENWORTH – Okanogan High School’s boys tennis team picked up its first win of the season Saturday, 3-2, over Cascade.
Nathan Linklater and Blake Chesledon teamed for the first time this season for doubles and won 6-0, 6-1.
The deciding match was No. 3 singles, where Jose Alvarez in his first singles match prevailed 4-6, 6-0 and 6-1, coach Jeff Cheeseman said.
Cascade won the girls side, 3-2.
Megan Patrick won at No. 1 singles, 7-6 (7-5) and 6-3.
Luisa Cardenas took No. 3 singles 6-2 and 6-1.
Liberty Bell is at Okanogan on Thursday. Quincy is at Okanogan on Saturday.
TONASKET – Chelan won by identical 4-1 scores in boys and girls tennis at Tonasket in a rescheduled match Friday.
“Best Tonasket weather we’ve ever played in,” Chelan coach Marty Rothlisberger said.
“Madi (Villalva) played one of her best matches of the season and continues to get better,” Tonasket coach Mark Millner said of his girls No. 1 player. “She’s worked hard and it’s nice to see her get a win in this league where girls singles is very competitive.”
Tonasket is at Cashmere on Thursday.
No. 1 singles – Madi Villalva, Ton., def. Allie Schwantes, Chelan, 6-4, 6-4.
No. 2 singles – Sarah Kunkel, Chelan, def. Jenny Bello, Ton., 6-2, 6-2.
No. 3 singles – Abby Phelps, Chelan, Def. Abby Gschiel, Ton., 6-0, 6-1.
No. 1 doubles – Megan Robinson/Shelby Dietrich, Chelan, def. Brisa Leep/Bailee Hirst, Ton., 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 doubles – Kaylee Kronbauer/Vanessa Miller, Chelan, def. Norma Ramos/Anna St. Martin, Ton., 6-0, 6-0.
No. 1 singles – Eli Jenkins, Chelan, def. Brian Hendrick, Ton., 7-5, 6-1.
No. 2 singles – Trevor Terris, Ton., def. Bon Malana, Chelan, 6-3, 6-4.
No. 3 singles – Bryce Robison, Chelan, def. Walker Marks, Ton., 6-1, 6-4.
No. 1 doubles – Tanner Hendricks/Matt Barnes, Chelan, def. Colton Leep/ Morgan O’Bryan, Ton., 6-3, 6-4.
No. 2 doubles – Javier Navarro/Collin Hendricks, Chelan, def. Levi Schell/Jesse Holan, Ton., 6-4, 5-7, 6-0.
GRAND COULEE – The Liberty Bell High School boys tennis team swept Lake Roosevelt, 5-0, in a league match Friday.
Carlos Perez won 6-1, 6-1, to lead the boys.
Jesse Schulz won 6-0, 6-0.
Stoney Hulon won 6-1, 6-1.
Fletcher Rickabaugh and Daniel Sonnichsen won in doubles, 6-0, 6-1.
D.J. Haley and Josh Frey won 8-6, 6-2.
The girls lost 2-3.
Tulie Budiselich won a single match, 6-3 and 6-0.
Erin Frey and Logan Butler won 8-6 and 6-2.
Liberty Bell is at Okanogan on Thursday.
CHELAN – Chelan shut out Pateros, 5-0, in both boys and girls non-league matches Thursday.
In a close boys No. 1 singles match, Chelan’s Tanner Hendricks defeated Jorge Caballero of Pateros 6-7 (4-7), 6-1 and 6-0.
Chelan’s Vanessa Miller edged Julia Karkaainen of Pateros, 8-5.
Pateros is at Liberty Bell on Thursday before returning home for Oroville and White Swan on Saturday.
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