Bellingham boys' tennis beats Lynden

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDOctober 14, 2013 

The Bellingham boys' tennis team earned a 7-0 Northwest Conference win over Lynden on Monday, Oct. 14, at Bellingham High School.

At No. 1 singles, Bellingham's Liam Miszczak beat Lynden's Grant Wolffis 3-6, 7-5, 6-0. Red Raiders coach Steve Chronister said mid-match adjustments were key for Miszczak.

"Things weren't going well for him and he was able to make some adjustments, turn it around - good win for him," Chronister said in a phone interview.

Sam Ferguson, Charlie Carmichael and Greg Johnson also earned singles victories for the Red Raiders.

At No. 1 doubles, Connor Thompson and Nick Nolan earned a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Lynden's Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder. Nate Pearsall and Logan Schilder were also winners, and the team of Chad Cheldelin and Chris Nakatani slugged out a 6-2, 4-6 (11-9) win at No. 3 doubles over Lynden's Austin VanderHaak and Cody Engelsma.

"Third doubles, just a really good match. Those teams were really even," Chronister said. "It was good competition, really good action in all the matches."

BELLINGHAM 7, LYNDEN 0

Singles: Liam Miszczak (B) def. Grant Wolffis (L) 3-6, 7-5, 6-0; Sam Ferguson (B) def. Tylar Holden (L) 6-1, 6-1; Charlie Carmichael (B) def. Drake Likkel (L) 6-2, 6-1; Greg Johnson (B) def. Cameron Muljat (L) 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles: Connor Thompson and Nick Nolan (B) def. Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder (L) 6-1, 6-3; Nate Pearsall and Logan Schilder (B) def. Tore Olson and Dylan Meenk (L) 6-1, 6-3; Chad Cheldelin and Chris Nakatani (B) def. Austin VanderHaak and Cody Engelsma (L) 6-2, 4-6 (11-9).

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