Lynden boys' tennis defeated Burlington-Edison 5-2, Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Burlington-Edison. Lynden's number one singles player, Grant Wolffis, held off Burlington-Edison's Kris Nilsen, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.
Wolffis' match was the first to start and the last to end, Lynden coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview.
Lynden's Austin VanderHaak was a fill-in start, but still won 7-5, 6-2. Jo Meppelink and Daulton Lootns were also a fill-in start for the Lions, and pulled off the victory, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6).
"We won all the matches we should have and could have," Ballard said.
Lynden takes on Ferndale at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, at the Lynden YMCA.
LYNDEN 5, BURLINGTON-EDISON 2
Singles: Grant Wolffis (Lynden) def. Kris Nilsen 5-7, 6-4, 7-5; Noah Sayer (Burlington-Edison) def. Tylar Holden (Lynden) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; Austin VanderHaak (Lynden) def. Kendall Perry (Burlington-Edison) 7-5, 6-2; Ryan Edson (Burlington-Edison) def. Kameron Muljat (Lynden) 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles: Dakota Davis/Ben Mulder (Lynden) def. Max Cook/Dante Zimmerman (Burlington-Edison) 6-1, 6-2; Tore Olson/Dylan Meenk (Lynden) def. Blake Browning/Jake Field (Burlington-Edison) 6-0, 6-2; Jo Meppelink/Daulton Lootns (Lynden) def. Drew VanPutten/Blair Dykstra (Burlington-Edison) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6)