The Squalicum boys' tennis team lost to Burlington-Edison 6-1 in a Northwest Conference match on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Squalicum.
"I was pleased with the good intense doubles play. It was close throughout," Squalicum coach Joe O'Brien said in a phone interview. "All of the doubles matches went to three sets. It was a lot of fun to watch."
Squalicum's Zach Hart and Aaron Morris lost in No. 1 doubles to Conner Saben and Jake Camps 2-6, 6-3, 7-6.
"Tavo (O'Connell) is playing really strong," O'Brien said. "I was impressed with his singles play. He is coming along really well. I am looking forward to Sehome on Friday."
Squalicum fell to 3-6, 3-6 NWC and will play at Sehome on Friday, Sept. 28.
BURLINGTON-EDISON 6, SQUALICUM 1
Singles: Nick Granberg (Burlington-Edison) d. James Tan 6-2, 6-2; Nick Edson (Burlington-Edison) d. Avery Wolfe 6-3, 6-4; Tavo O'Connell (Squalicum) d. Noah Sayer 6-1, 6-3; Kris Nilsen (Burlington-Edison) d. Carter Thulin 6-2, 6-0
Doubles: Conner Saben/Jake Camps (Burlington-Edison) d. Zach Hart/Aaron Morris 2-6, 6-3, 7-6; Kevin Eubanks/Kevin Kay (Burlington-Edison) d. Kevin Smiley/Drew Segren 6-4, 0-6, 6-4; Miles Paton/Jordan Small (Burlington-Edison) d. Carter Nickelson/Tyler Hoback 7-6, 3-6, 10-6.