The Bellingham girls' tennis team won a non-conference match 6-1 at home against South Whidbey on Tuesday, April 30.
"We played fine," Bellingham coach Steve Chronister said in a phone interview. "I thought first doubles really got going and played a great second and third set. We are playing a lot better in general and getting hot in the last week or so."
Catie Welch and Kate Troutman won 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the first doubles set for the Red Raiders (7-1 NWC, 14-1).
Kara Burns won the third singles for Bellingham 6-1, 6-0.
Bellingham will play a doubles only match against Sehome on Saturday, May 4.
BELLINGHAM 6, SOUTH WHIDBEY 1
Singles: Bella Hoyos (Bellingham) d. Hayley Newman (SW) 7-5, 6-3; Carlie Newman (SW) d. Kira Vazorka (Bellingham) 6-2, 6-2; Kara Burns (Bellingham) d. Brea Gauger (SW) 6-1, 6-0; Mariah Miller (Bellingham) d. Katrina Layton (SW) 6-0, 6-0
Doubles: Catie Welch/Kate Troutman (Bellingham) d. Tess Radisch/Amelia Weeks (SW) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1; Cari Pearsall/Tess Owen (Bellingham) d. Isla Dubendorf/Colleen Groce (SW) 6-0, 6-1; Olivia Giles/Leah Nichols (Bellingham) d. Hannah Calderwood/Katherine Read (SW) 6-1, 6-3