Lynden boys' tennis earns home victory


The Lynden boys' tennis team earned a 5-2 Northwest Conference victory Friday, Oct. 4, over Burlington-Edison at Lynden High School.

Lynden No. 1 tennis player Grant Wolffis beat Burlington-Edison's Kris Nilson 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 and the Lions also had a singles victory from Drake Likkel.

At No. 1 doubles, Lynden's Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder beat Burlington's Noah Sayer and Jake Kamp 6-4, 6-0. Lynden also had doubles victories from the teams of Tore Olson-Dylan Meenk and Cody Engelsma-Austin VanderHaak.

"Grant Wolffis played a really smart match. He really made some key adjustments," Lions coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview. "Drake Likkel pulled a good match out. He's had a lot of tough matches and come really close and finally got over the hump."


Singles: Grant Wolffis (L) def. Kris Nilsen (B) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1; Colton Saben (B) def. Tylar Holden (L) 7-5, 6-4; Drake Likkel (L) def. Ryan Edson (B) 6-3, 6-0; Kendall Perry (B) def. Cameron Muljat (L) 2-6, 6-1, 11-9

Doubles: Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder (L) def. Noah Sayer and Jake Kamp (B) 6-4, 6-0; Tore Olson and Dylan Meenk (L) def. Max Cooke and Dante Zimmerman (B) 6-2, 6-4; Cody Engelsma and Austin VanderHaak (L) def. Blake Browning and Blair Dykstra (B) 6-0, 6-3

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