Bellingham’s boys’ tennis team had little trouble handling Anacortes, defeating the Seahawks 7-0 on Friday, Oct. 3, at Anacortes.
“They (Anacortes) are young and missing a guy or two,” Bellingham coach Steve Chronister said in a phone interview. “They have some kids swinging the racquets pretty well. We have that edge in experience.”
Connor Thompson continues to impress at the No. 1 singles position, winning 6-1, 6-0. Charlie Carmichael is also showing why he’s a threat come playoffs, tossing in a 6-0, 6-0 dominant showing.
Bellingham (10-0, NWC 9-0) hosts Sehome in a battle of the leagues top two teams on Monday, Oct. 6
Bellingham 7, Anacortes 0
Singles: Connor Thompson (Bellingham) def. Cooper Huntley 6-1, 6-0; Charlie Carmichael (Bellingham) def. Eli Moore 6-0, 6-0; Austin Shenton (Bellingham) def. Garrett Higgins 6-3, 6-0; Henry Ziels (Bellingham) def. Kian Patrick 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles: Logan Schilder/Nate Pearsall (Bellingham) def. Ryan Campbell/Derek Vance 6-2, 6-2; Zach Nolan/Chris Nakatani (Bellingham) def. Sam Rockwood/Jonathan Chen 6-0, 6-0; Lucas Irwin/Garrett Walker (Bellingham) def. Peter Walters/Derek Norton 6-0, 6-0.