Omak takes 9 out of 10 matches

Chelan boys hand Lions first loss

— Omak won nine out of 10 varsity tennis matches at Quincy on Saturday.

The girls finished 5-0 and the boys 4-1.

Rocio Cruz lead the way for the Lady Pioneers with a big win at No. 1 singles by defeating Quincy’s Kathy Ayala 6-1, 6-4.

“Rocio lost to Ayala earlier in the season making this a big turn around for her,” Omak coach Lance O’Dell said.

“In probably the gutsiest match of the day Hannah Love, playing No. 2 singles, won her first set in a tie-breaker, before falling down 1-5 in the second set,” the coach said. “Hannah then proceeded to win six straight games to come out on top 7-6, 7-5 over Quincy’s Anita Lombardo.”

Morgan O’Dell and Gabe Holz kept their undefeated streak (8-0) at alive at No. 1 doubles over Sonny Fregoso and Rollie Ronish III.

“This Quincy doubles team is one of the tougher teams in our league and it was good to see O’Dell and Holz play so well,” coach O’Dell said.

Omak boys are at Cascade on Saturday. The Pioneers two teams head to Okanogan on May 6.

Boys: Omak 4, Quincy 1

No. 1 singles – Carlos Madrigal, Quincy, def. Cody Smith, Omak, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 2 singles — Devyn Grillo, Omak, def. Julio Plascencia, Quincy, 6-3, 6-3.

No. 3 singles – Nico Avena, Omak, def. Andrew Delgado, Quincy, 6-2, 6-0.

No. 1 doubles – Morgan O’Dell/Gabe Holz, Omak, def. Sonny Fregoso/Rollie Ronish II, Quincy, 6-1, 6-3.

No. 2 doubles — Brady Layton/Caleb Riggle, Omak, def. Gunnar Peterson/Gonzalo Guerrero, Quincy, 6-3, 6-2.

Girls: Omak 5, Quincy 0

No. 1 singles – Rocio Cruz, Omak, def. Kathy Ayala, Quincy, 6-1, 6-4.

No. 2 singles – Hannah Love, Omak, def. Anita Lombardo, Quincy, 7-6 (7-2), 7-5.

No. 3 singles — Daniela Carroll, Omak, def. Rachel Faw, Quincy, 6-0, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles — Danielle Berntsen/Alex O’Dell (9-1 this season), Omak, def. Mariana Ramirez/Anahi Sanchez 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles — Machayla Hassing/Abby Hale, Omak, def. Nayaly Hernandez/Gabby Spindola, Quincy, 6-2, 6-1.


CHELAN – Something had to give when undefeated boys teams from Chelan and Liberty Bell met on the tennis court Thursday.

In the end, Chelan’s Matt Barnes edged Stoney Hulon, 7-5 and 7-6 (11-9) in the final decisive non-league match.

Barnes fought off seven set points before winning the second set in a tie-breaker.

“The boys (10-0 overall, 8-0 league) were very fortunate to pull this win out against a great Liberty Bell boys team, especially since we’re still missing our No. 1 singles player,” Chelan coach Marty Rothlisberger said.

Chelan’s junior varsity girls beat Liberty Bell’s varsity, 4-1.

Lake Roosevelt is at Liberty Bell on Saturday.

Boys: Chelan 3, L.B. 2

No. 1 singles – Carlos Perez, L.B., def. Bon Malana, Chelan, 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2 singles – Bryce Robison, Chelan, def. Jesse Schulz, L.B., 6-4, 6-3.

No. 3 singles – Matt Barnes, Chelan, def. Stoney Hulon, L.B., 7-5, 7-6 (11-9).

No. 1 doubles – Tanner Hendricks/Collin Hendricks, Chelan, def. Daniel Sonnichsen/Fletcher Rickabaugh, L.B., 6-2, 6-4.

No. 2 doubles – Cory Diamond/Josh Frey, L.B., def. Javier Navarro/Henry Elsner, Chelan, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1.

Girls: Chelan JV 4, L.B. 1

No. 1 singles – Janine Mackson, Chelan, def. Tulie Budiselich, L.B., 6-2, 6-1.

No. 2 singles – Vanessa Miller, Chelan, def. Erin Frey, L.B., 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3 singles – Makenzie Harris, Chelan, def. Karlee Wright, L.B., 6-0, 6-2.

No. 1 doubles – Sidni Butler/Emily Alexander, L.B., def. Annika Nolen/Estela Villa, Chelan, 6-2, 0-6, 6-3.

No. 2 doubles – Elli Vegdahl-Crowell/Diana Sanchez, Chelan, def. Logan Butler/ Sylvie LeDue, L.B., 6-4, 6-2.


TONASKET – Omak swept Tonasket in a non-league tennis match Thursday.

“Because it was non-league. I experimented with the line-up a little in an attempt to try a few different things in getting players ready for postseason,” Omak coach Lance O’Dell said.

Nico Avena, in his second No. 3 singles match of the season, topped Tonasket’s David Moreno 7-6 (7-4) and 6-3 to lead the Pioneers to a 3-2 win.

In three-set matches, Tonasket’s Trevor Terris edged Gabe Holz 6-4, 6-7 (7-9) and 6-3 in No. 1 singles and Brian Hendrick slipped past Morgan O’Dell 6-4, 2-6, 6-1.

Omak’s girls won 5-0.

Boys: Omak 3, Tonasket 2

No. 1 singles – Trevor Terris, Ton., def. Gabe Holz, Omak, 6-4, 6-7 (7-9), 6-3.

No. 2 singles – Brian Hendrick, Ton., def. Morgan O’Dell, Omak, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1.

No. 3 singles – Nico Avena, Omak, def. David Moreno, Ton., 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3.

No. 1 doubles – Brady Layton/Caleb Riggle, Omak, def. Colton Leep/Walker Marks, Ton., 6-0, 6-2.

No. 2 doubles – Cody Smith/Devyn Grillo, Omak, def. Levi Schell/Jesse Holan, Ton., 6-4, 6-3.

Girls: Omak 5, Tonasket 0

No. 1 singles – Rocio Cruz, Omak, def. Baillie Hirst, Ton., 6-3, 6-1.

No. 2 singles – Daniela Carroll, Omak, def. Abby Gschiel, Ton., 6-1, 6-0.

No. 3 singles – Abby Hale, Omak, def. Brisa Leep, Ton., 6-1, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles – Danielle Berntsen/Alex O’Dell, Omak, def. Madi Villalva/Jenny Bello, Ton., 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles – Mady Sandoval/Hannah Love, Omak, def. Anna St. Martin/Alyssa Montenegro, Ton., 6-0, 6-1.


OKANOGAN – Okanogan boys topped Cascade, 4-1, while the Kodiak girls won 4-1 in league tennis matches Thursday.

Okanogan’s Megan Patrick and Shelby Walker pulled out a three-setter against Cascade, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7) and 6-1.

For the boys, Blake Chesledon won at No. 1 singles (5-7, 6-3, 6-4).

“He played a great match and really moved that guy around,” Okanogan coach Jeff Cheeseman said.

Jose Alvarez won at No. 3 singles with a tiebreaker in the third set.

Cheeseman said the shortened format was due to the Bulldogs already winning boys and approaching darkness.

Nathan Linklater and Dawson McCoy won at No. 1 doubles (6-2,6-0).

Chris Dearden and Nick Patterson won at No. 2 doubles (6-4, 6-3.)

Okanogan is at Cashmere Friday and the girls are at Cascade on Saturday.


OROVILLE – Oroville girls won 5-0 and the boys lost 3-1 in tennis matches with Lake Roosevelt on Thursday.

Neither team had a boys No. 2 doubles team.

The forfeit at No. 2 singles came due to Oroville’s Nathan Hugus having played No. 1 doubles, Lake Roosevelt coach Steve Archer said.

The Raiders are at Wilson Creek on Thursday.

Boys: L.R. 3, Oroville 2

No. 1 singles – Dan Campobasso, L.R., def. Connor Bocook, Orov., 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 singles – L.R. by forfeit (exhibition: Nathan Hugus, Orov., def. Brandin Smith, L.R., 8-3).

No. 3 singles – L.R. by forfeit (exhibition match: Isaiah Baty def. Lilly Grundlund, Orov., 8-2).

No. 1 doubles – Joe Sarmiento/ Nathan Hugus, Orov., def. Tyler Agosto/Edmund Fenton, L.R., 6-0, 6-1.

No. 2 doubles – double forfeit.

Girls: L.R. 5, Oroville 0

No. 1 singles – Holly Jo Carriere, L.R., def. Lily Hilderbrand, Orov., def. Holly Jo Carriere, L.R., 7-5, 6-0.

No. 2 singles — Menze Pickering, Orov., def. Areielle White , 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

No. 3 singles – Adriana Silva, Orov., def. Mary Clark, L.R., 8-2.

No. 1 doubles – Ashley Marcolin/Lena Fuchs, Orov., def. Mary Clark/Hannah Williams, L.R., 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles – Oroville by forfeit.

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