Storm win 5-2, get first NWC win

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 17, 2013 

The Squalicum girls' tennis team was able to win 5-2 over Sedro-Woolley in a Northwest Conference match at home Tuesday, April 16.

"I was very pleased with our doubles matches," Squalicum coach Joe O'Brien said in a phone interview. "We had good strong doubles play and the scores show that."

Kim Dorr and Rachel Dorr won 6-0, 6-2 in the first doubles spot for the Storm (1-2 NWC, 4-3) and Ali Anders and Claire Jackson won 6-0, 6-2 in the second doubles spot.

Lindsey Belsher won 6-0, 6-3 in the third singles match.

"Lindsey and Tirsa (Randall-Grutter) both played really good solid tennis and were very consistent," O'Brien said. "(Kirsten Powell's) match was the best one of the day and they were very close players. They both played very well."

Powell lost 6-7, 6-3, 1-0 in the first singles match.

Squalicum travels to Lynden on Wednesday, April 17, for a Northwest Conference match.

SQUALICUM 5, SEDRO-WOOLLEY 2

Singles: Pauline Mosch (SW) d. Kirsten Powell (Sq.) 6-7, 6-3, 1-0; Audria Jewett (SW) d. Makena DeGolier (Sq.) 6-3, 7-6 (4); Lindsey Belsher (Sq.) d. Emily Vanliew (SW) 6-0, 6-3; Tirsa Randall-Grutter (Sq.) d. Kristin Ramsey (SW) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: Kim Dorr/Rachel Dorr (Sq.) d. Fallon Burrow/Sam Carroll (SW) 6-0, 6-2; Ali Anders/Claire Jackson (Sq.) d. Emily Peterson/Ashley Hailey (SW) 6-0, 6-2; Sarah Byron/Lucy Cornwell (Sq.) d. Alivia Nichols/Mackenzie HunSaker (SW) 6-2, 6-3

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