Bellingham shuts out Ferndale 7-0 in tennis


The Bellingham girls' tennis team defeated Ferndale 7-0 in a Northwest Conference game Monday, April 29, in Ferndale.

"We faced a very talented and deep Bellingham squad," Ferndale coach Rudy Vendiola said in a phone interview. "Our number two doubles, although losing, gave a battle and competed and in the second set were able to compete and get four games."

Tess Owen and Cari Pearsall from Bellingham (13-1, 7-1 NWC) defeated Carly Bannerman and Shelby Slaughter in the second doubles game 6-0, 6-4.

Bella Hoyos defeated Ferndale's (1-11, 1-6 NWC) Jamie Pettinger 6-0, 6-2 in the first singles set.

Bellingham hosts South Whidbey in a non-conference match Tuesday, April 30, while Ferndale hosts Blaine in a Northwest Conference match.


Singles: Bella Hoyos (Bellingham) d. Jamie Pettinger (Ferndale) 6-0, 6-2; Kira Vazorka (Bellingham) d. Savannah Pothier (Ferndale) default; Kara Burns (Bellingham) d. Trina Byers (Ferndale) 6-1, 6-0; Mariah Miller (Bellingham) d. Sydney Cutsforth 6-1, 6-0

Doubles: Katie Troutman/Katie Welch (Bellingham) d. Cassidy Newman/Ally Bagley (Ferndale) 6-0, 6-1; Tess Owen/Cari Pearsall (Bellingham) d. Carly Bannerman/Shelby Slaughter (Ferndale) 6-0, 6-4; Keri Brauner/Monica Perez Lozano (Bellingham) d. Lauren Mattaini/Jessica Kiley (Ferndale) 6-1, 6-1

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