The Blaine girls' tennis team defeated Anacortes 5-2 in a non-conference match Friday, March 15, in Anacortes.
"We were really glad to be able to play today finally and it was nice to get a win on top of it," Blaine coach John Freal said in a phone interview. "We played pretty well for our first outing and I'm really pleased."
The Borderites (1-0) were led by Saskia Dolk who won the second singles match over Ashleigh Neitcel 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. Mandy Hayes and Emily Roe won the second doubles set over Meghan Geer and Miranda Millard 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.
"The second doubles had a really nice comeback," Freal said. "They were down 5-2 in the second and came back and won five in a row to win and they had a really good outing."
Blaine hosts Ferndale on Monday, March 18, in a non-conference game.
BLAINE 5, ANACORTES 2
Singles: Paola Jurkovich (Anacortes) d. Emily Grayston (Blaine) 6-3, 6-4; Saskia Dolk (Blaine) d. Ashleigh Neitcel (Anacortes) 6-4, 1-6, 6-1; Alicia Allison (Blaine) d. Oriana Locicero (Anacortes) 6-2, 6-3; Elizabeth Berry (Blaine) d. Maria Dale(Anacortes) 6-4, 6-2
Doubles: Shirin Roth-Lerner/Alex Henderson (Blaine) d. Kylee Berlin/Carly Anderson (Anacortes) 6-1, 6-3; Mandy Hayes/Emily Roe (Blaine) d. Meghan Geer/Miranda Millard (Anacortes) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4; Colleen Anderson/Killian McCown (Anacortes) d. Lily Olason/Hope Wilkett (Blaine) 6-3, 6-2