Anacortes girls' tennis edges Squalicum



The Squalicum girls' tennis team suffered a 4-3 non-conference loss Monday, March 24, at Anacortes.

Lindsey Belsher earned a two set tiebreaker victory for the Storm at No. 2 singles and Sarah Byron won in two sets at No. 4 singles.

Squalicum's No. 1 doubles team of Kim Dorr and Rachell Dorr earned a 6-0, 6-3 win over Anacortes' Colleen Anderson and Stella Gilman.

"It was close against a good solid team," Squalicum coach Joe O'Brien said in a phone interview. "Real close matches and a couple tiebreakers there and it could have been a different score."

Squalicum tries to bounce back when it hosts Blaine at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in non-conference play.


Singles: Paola Jurkovich (A) def. Ali Anders (S) 6-2, 6-0; Lindsey Belsher (S) def. Jolie Jurkovich (A) 4-6, 6-2 (5); Taylor Phillips (A) def. Tirsa Randall-Grutter (S) 6-2, 7-6 (4); Sarah Byron (S) def. Maria Dale (A) 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Kim Dorr and Rachel Dorr (S) def. Colleen Anderson and Stella Gilman (A) 6-0, 6-3; Summer Burton and Miranda Millard (A) def. Claire Jackson and Katrina Stefan (S) 6-4, 6-2; Nicole McInerne and Lali Kushner (A) def. Susan Laitsch and Lucy Cornwell (S) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

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