The Squalicum girls' tennis team swept singles play and earned a 5-2 win against Lynden on Thursday, March, 20 at Lynden.
Ali Anders, Lindsey Belsher, Tirsa Randall-Grutter and Sarah Byron won singles matches, and the Storm doubles team of Kim and Rachel Dorr won its match.
Lynden won the No. 2 and 3 doubles matches, led by Bailee Mulder's and Kellie Fiebig's 7-5, 6-1 win over Squalicum's Claire Jackson and Katrina Stefan.
"We played well on a lot of courts and lost the games," Lynden coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview. "The scores didn't reflect how close it was. I was proud of our No. 2 and 3 doubles teams to come out 6-1 in the second sets."
Squalicum faces Anacortes next at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, at home, while the Lions travel to play Friday Harbor at 4 p.m. the same day.
SQUALICUM 5, LYNDEN 2,
Singles: Ali Anders (Sq) def. Kira Kollmyer (Lyn) 6-2, 6-2; Lindsey Belsher (Sq) def. Bridget Johnson (Lyn) 6-2, 6-0; Tirsa Randall-Grutter (Sq) def. Emily Brown (Lyn) 6-0, 6-1; Sarah Byron (Sq) def. Emily Corbin (Lyn) 6-1, 6-3
Doubles: Kim Dorr/Rachel Dorr (Sq) def. Alex Schulhouser/Kelsey Hewson (Lyn) 6-4, 6-0; Bailee Mulder/Kellie Fiebig (Lyn) def. Claire Jackson/Katrina Stefan (Sq) 7-5, 6-1; Rachel Wiles/Emily Thies (Lyn) def. Ali Hart/Susan Laitsch (Sq) 7-6 (5), 6-1
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