Squalicum’s girls’ tennis team was defeated by Burlington-Edison 5-2 on Wednesday, April 22, at Burlington-Edison High School.
The Storm’s No. 1 doubles pair of Rachel and Kim Dorr defeated their opponent 6-1, 6-2 in the only doubles win of the match.
“Kim and Rachel are a strong pair. They’re playing well,” Squalicum coach Joe O’Brien said in a phone interview.
Susan Laitsch defeated her opponent 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 4 singles match for the Storm.
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“Suasan had a good matchup and played well tonight,” O’Brien said.
Squalicum will take on Anacortes at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at home.
Burlington-Edison 5, Squalicum 2
Singles: Micaela Granberg (Burlington-Edison) def. Sarah Byron 6-2, 6-3; Eleanore Sammeth (Burlington-Edison) def. Hope Jorgenson 6-3, 6-1; Jaycy Kammock (Burlington-Edison) def. Katrina Steffan 6-1, 6-0; Susan Laitsch (Squalicum) def. Abbey Alkinson 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Rachel Dorr/Kim Dorr (Squalicum) def. Sydney Parkinson/Jessica Maskell 6-1, 6-2; Laura Pickering/Julianne Doucet (Burlington-Edison) def. Lucy Cornwell/Alli Hart 6-3, 7-5; McKenzie Livingston/Olivia Nilsen (Burlington-Edison) def. Audrey Goo/Thu Ton 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.