1A/2A Girls Tennis: Tigers Pick Up First Win

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One day after getting nipped by Shelton in its season opener, Centralia was able to put it all together in a 5-1 victory at home over Aberdeen on Wednesday.

“This was Aberdeen’s first match and it helped that we played Shelton yesterday,” Centralia coach Deb Keahey said. “The first-game jitters were out of our system. It was nice we came out on top. It was a good, solid win for us.”

Singles

  • No. 1: Liza Hopkins (C) def. Victoria Jutkins (A), 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 2: Olivia Wiley (C) def. Kylie Weyberg (A), 6-0, 6-3
  • No. 3 Callie Knutzen (A) def. Ruth Gonzalez (C) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

  • No. 1: Maddie Corwin/Maya O'Dell (C) def. Kiley Enly/Madelynn Machowek (A)  6-1, 6-4
  • No. 2:  Olivia Norris/Nora Sass (C) def. Lillian Allen/Rylie Waltee 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 (A)
  • No. 3 Sophia Wiley/Emily Wilkerson (C)  def. Annie Troeh/Zoe Troeh 6-1, 6-4 (A).

Centralia improves to 1-1 on the season and travels to Tumwater on Friday.   

Bearcats Drop Second Straight

W.F. West is still looking for its first win after dropping a 4-2 decision to Tumwater on Wednesday.

Singles

  • No. 1: Abbie Bond (T) def. Claire Kuykendall (WFW), 6-1, 6-0
  • No. 2: Kaylynne Dowling (WFW) def. Abby Jasperson, 6-2, 6-0
  • No 3: Kendall Gjurasic (T) def. Kadence Edminster (WFW), 6-4, 6-4

Doubles

  • No. 1: Olivia Myers/Jaden Schmidt def. Stephanie Drummond/Tiana Jeffries (WFW), 3-6, 7-6, 7-4 (6-2)
  • No. 2: Marianna Ceesay/Hanna Feaster (WFW) def. Libby Bond/Kendall Smith (T), 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
  • No.3: Olivia Kee/Zoey Giuntoli (T) def. Grace Sells/Julia Kapen (WFW), 6-1, 6-1

“Kaylynne played really well,” W.F. West coach Jack State said. “And our second doubles did a nice job.”

Tenino Beats White Salmon

Tenino was able to edge White Salmon on Wednesday, winning 3-2.

“Me and my assistant coach are just so proud, especially with such a short season,” Tenino coach Sam Whitney said. “They haven’t had much time to practice. We’ve just seen so much growth in such a short period of time”

Singles

  • No. 1: Megan Letts won 6-2, 6-1
  • No. 2: Grace Vestal won 6-1, 6-0
  • No. 3: Bailey McKitrick lost 1-6, 2-6

Doubles 

  • No. 1: Rilee Jones and Ashley Schow won 7-5, 6-6 (7-5 tiebreaker) 
  • No. 2: Destiny Sampley and Emma Barr lost 6-4,4-6,6-0

"Megan and Grace, our first and second singles players, were looking really strong for us today,” Whitney said. “Our first doubles is looking really strong as well. They fought through to the end even with the tiebreaker.”

Tenino’s next match is on April 1 against Three Rivers Christian at home.

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