2A Girls Tennis: Tigers Edged by Capital


Centralia won in the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches but couldn’t pull out a victory against Class 3A Capital on the road Tuesday in a non-league match.


  • No. 1: T. Deanon (Cap.) d. Olivia Wiley (Cent.) 7-5, 6-3
  • No. 2: H. Manista (Cap.) d. Nora Sas (Cent.) 6-0, 6-2

“Olivia played a close competitive match at No. 1 singles and really hit the ball well today,” Centralia coach Deb Keahey said. “Nora Sas also had a challenging match at #2 singles and continues to grow stronger with each set.”


  • No.1: Maya O’Dell/Liza Hopkins (Cent.) d. F. Fitzpatirck/M. Holterman (Cap.) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5
  • No. 2: Evie Rooklidge/Serina Stehr (Cent.) d. K. Peebles/L. Kanjo (Cap.) 6-3, 6-1
  • No. 3: T. Tolefree/M. Miyashita (Cap.) d. Olivia Norris/Sophia Wiley (Cent.) 6-0, 6-4

“Maya and Liza played No. 1 doubles together for the first time this season,” Keahey said. “They adjusted well after the first set and played great team tennis to clinch the win.”

Junior Varsity

  • No. 1: Emily Wilkerson/Ruth Gonzalez d. A. Luna/B. Melinda 6-2, 6-2

Centralia falls to 3-5-1 overall and is 3-4-1 in league play. The Tigers host Black Hills on Wednesday.


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