Ferndale girls' tennis falters against Sedro-Woolley

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 9, 2014 

Ferndale's girls' tennis team lost to Sedro-Woolley 5-2 on Wednesday, April 9, at Ferndale, but the Golden Eagles had some close calls.

Trina Byers earned Ferndale's most dominant win, taking down Shannon Jack 6-3, 6-2. Byers started the year as the Golden Eagles' No. 4 singles player and is now their No. 2.

"After the first couple of games today she just figured out her opponent and picked her apart," Ferndale coach Ed Sweitzer said in a phone interview. "She had some good backhands and ground strokes."

Gloriana Swanson had Ferndale's other win, coming back to defeat Olivia Nichols 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. After dropping the first set, Sweitzer told Swanson to not be so hard on herself after a mistake, he said.

"She went back out there and was a totally different player," Sweitzer added.

Ferndale plays Bellingham at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at home.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY 5, FERNDALE 2

Singles: Kassidee Beuse (Sedro-Woolley) def. Lauren Mattaini 6-0, 6-1; Trina Byers (Ferndale) def. Shannon Jack 6-3, 6-2; Emily Peterson (Sedro-Woolley) def. Holley Clark 6-3, 6-3; Gloriana Swanson (Ferndale) def. Olivia Nichols 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Bridget Janicki, Emily VanLiew (Sedro-Woolley) def. Carly Bannerman, Shelby Slaughter 6-1, 6-2; Ashley Hailey, Amy Schols (Sedro-Woolley) def. Cassidy Newman, Alley Bagley 6-3, 6-3; Lodjic, McKenzie Hunsaker (Sedro-Woolley) def. Meredith Boxx, Hailey Shulz 6-4, 6-4

Bellingham Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service