The Blaine girls' tennis team fell 3-2 at South Whidbey in a non-conference match Thursday, April 25.
"It was tough to lose that first doubles match," Blaine coach John Freal said in a phone interview. "That was the last match and we just didn't come out on top."
Alicia Allison and Shirin Roth-Lerner won 6-1, 6-1 in the second doubles and Mandy Hayes and Emily Roe won 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the third doubles match for the Borderites (1-3 NWC, 5-7)
Blaine hosts Bellingham for a Northwest Conference match Friday, April 26.
SOUTH WHIDBEY 3, BLAINE 2
Singles: Hayley Newman (SW) d. Saskia Dolk (Blaine) 6-0, 6-1; Carli Newman (SW) d. Elizabeth Berry (Blaine) 6-0, 6-1
Doubles: Tess Radisch/Amelia Weeks (SW) d. Emily Grayston/Alex Henderson (Blaine) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5; Alicia Allison/Shirin Roth-Lerner (Blaine) d. Isla Dubendorf/Hannah Calderwood (SW) 6-1, 6-1; Mandy Hayes/Emily Roe (Blaine) d. Bree Gauger/Katrina Layton (SW) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3