The Lynden boys’ tennis team gritted through some long matches to earn a 5-2 win over Sedro-Woolley on Thursday, Sept. 25, at Sedro-Woolley in a Northwest Conference matchup.
No. 3 singles player Seth Weidenaar toughed out a three-set battle with Myles Doorn, losing the first set 6-4 before taking the final two 6-3 and 7-6 in the tiebreaker.
“That was a big help for us,” Lions coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview.
Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder continued their strong season as the Lions’ No. 1 doubles pairing, winning in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 over KJ Rutherford and Blaine Hindman.
“They were playing on all cylinders today,” Ballard said. “They are fun to watch.”
Lynden (3-2) travels to face Squalicum on Friday, Sept. 26.
Lynden 5, Sedro-Woolley 2
Singles: Dylan Meenk (Lynden) def. Kyle Beuse 6-1, 7-6 (8); Carson Smith (Lynden) def. John Batts 6-2, 6-1; Seth Weidenaar (Lynden) def. Myles Doorn 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4); Connor McCandless (Sedro) def. Marcus McKee6-3, 6-2.
Doubles: Dakota Davis/Ben Mulder (Lynden) def. KJ Rutherford/Blaine Hindman 6-1, 6-2; Jo Meppelink/Cameron Muljat (Lynden) def. Sam Hudson/Sage Jones 6-3, 6-2; Tristan Bradford/Tye Thompson (Sedro) def. Austin Fullner/Ty Hoekstra 6-2, 6-2.