Lions' senior duo impresses


Lynden's girls' tennis team couldn't keep up with Burlington-Edison and lost 5-2 in a Northwest Conference game on Tuesday, May 6, at Lynden YMCA.

The Lions (3-12, 1-6 NWC) got a win from the senior duo of Rachel Wiles and Emily Thies at No. 3 doubles.

"I was proud of the third doubles team," Lynden coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview. "They played hard and were focused. They listened to what I had to say and went out and did it. They did a really good job."

Lynden faces Sehome on Wednesday, May 7, at Sehome.


Singles: Mkaela Granberg (B-E) def. Bridget Johnson (Lynden) 6-0, 6-3; Jaycy Cammock (B-E) def. Katherine Haveman (Lynden) 6-4, 6-0; Eleanore Sammeth (B-E) def. Emily Corbin (Lynden) 6-3, 6-1; Abbey Atkinson (B-E) def. Emily Brown (Lynden) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles: Sydney Parkinson/Jessica Maskell (B-E) def. Alex Schulhauser/Kelsey Hewson (Lynden) 6-1, 6-1; Kelly Siebig/Bailee Mulder (Lynden) def. Laura Pickering/Julianne Doucet (B-E) 7-6 (0), 0-6, 7-5; Rachel Wiles/Emily Thies (Lynden) def. McKegntie Livingston/Olivia Nilsen (B-E) 6-1, 6-3.

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