Ferndale's close wins not enough against Sedro-Woolley


Ferndale's girls' tennis team came up just short against Sedro-Woolley in a 4-3 loss on Monday, April 14, in Ferndale.

Holly Clark got the only singles win for the Golden Eagles and the teams of Carly Bannerman/Shelby Slaughter and Meredith Boxx/Hailey Schulz scored wins on the doubles side.

"Holly was down 5-2 in the first set, but came back and won the tiebreak, then in the second set she just demolished her opponent," Ferndale coach Ed Sweitzer said in a phone interview. "Meredith Boxx and Hailey Schulz grew up a bit today. They just started playing last year and this win was a testament to how well they have taken to the game."

Ferndale's next match is against Lynden at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Lynden YMCA.


Singles: Cassidy Beuse (SW) def. Lauren Mattaini 6-1, 6-0 ; Shannon Jack (SW) def. Trina Byers 6-1, 6-3; Emily Peters (SW) def. Juliana Gholam 6-2, 6-1; Holly Clark (Ferndale) def. Olivia Nichols 7-6 (7-4), 6-2.

Doubles: Bridget Janicki/Emily Peterson (SW) def. Cassidy Newman/Sophia CHahine 6-2, 6-1; Carly Bannerman/Shelby Slaughter (Fern) def. Ashley Hailey/Amy Schols 6-2, 6-2; Meredith Boxx/Hailey Schulz def. Beth Floyd/Karissa Gifford 4-6, 6-4, 11-9.

Reach DAVID RASBACH at david.rasbach@bellinghamherald.com or call 715-2271.

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