3 first-round thrillers at 2A Sub-Districts

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDMay 9, 2014 

Only three of 10 first-round 2A Sub-District girls' tennis matches went to three sets Friday, May 9, at Sehome High School and Western Washington University.

In doubles, Karlie Lodjic and Kjisa Gifford from Sedro-Woolley battled with Katrina Stefan and Clair Jackson of Squalicum. Lodjic and Gifford came back to win the final set and take a 7-7(5), 4-6, 6-3 win.

In singles play, Squalicum's Hope Jorgensen gave up an early lead and lost to Sedro-Woolley's Shannon Jack 3-6, 6-2, 6-0.

Another Sedro-Woolley team, Amy Schols and Ashley Hailey, had to fight back for a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win.

Squalicum's Susan Laitsch advanced with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Lynden's Emily Brown.

Lynden's Emily Corbin advanced to the second round with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Anacortes' Taylor Phillips. The teams of Kelsey Hewson/Alex Schulhauser and Kellie Fiebig/Bailee Mulder also advanced for the Lions.

The 2A Sub-District Tournament continues on Saturday, May 10, at Sehome High School and Western Washington University.

2A SUB-DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

Friday, May 9, scores

At Sehome High School and Western Washington University

Singles

First round: Eleanore Sammeth (Burlington-Edison) def. Bridget Johnson (Lynden) 6-1, 6-2; Shannon Jack (Sedro-Woolley) def. Hope Jorgensen (Squalicum) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0; Susan Laitsch (Squalicum) def. Emily Brown (Lynden) 6-1, 6-0; Emily Corbin (Lynden) def. Taylor Phillips (Anacortes) 6-2, 6-3; Jaycy Cammock (Burlington-Edison) def. Alivia Nichols (Sedro-Woolley) 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles

First round: Amy Schols/Ashley Hailey (Sedro-Woolley) def. Nicole McInerney/Somer Burton (Anacortes) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; Carly Anderson/Maria Dale (Anacortes) def. Morgan Braithwaite/Carli Tjoelker (Lynden) 6-0, 6-2; Kellie Fiebig/Bailee Mulder (Lynden) def. Mckenzie Livingston/Oliva Nilsen (Burlington-Edison) 6-0, 6-3; Karlie Lodjic/Kjisa Gifford (Sedro-Woolley) def. Katrina Stefan/Claire Jackson (Squalicum) 7-7(5), 4-6, 6-3; Kelsey Hewson/Alex Schulhauser (Lynden) def. Laura Pickering/Julianne Doucet (Burlington-Edision) 6-4, 6-4.

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