All six of Bellingham’s wins were two-set victories, as the Red Raiders’ girls’ tennis team earned a 6-1 non-conference win over Sedro-Woolley on Tuesday, March 24, at Bellingham High School.
“I like how we played today,” Bellingham coach Steve Chronister said in a phone interview. “I think this is the best we have looked.”
The Red Raiders, led by the top doubles team of Alice Hiebert and Sophia Lawrence, swept Sedro-Woolley, and Bellingham won all but one singles match.
Hiebert and Lawrence beat Sedro-Woolley’s Amy Schols and Emily Van Liew 6-1, 6-1. Chronister highlighted the pair, saying they recorded a score he didn’t expect.
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Bellingham travels to play Lynden next at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Lynden YMCA.
Bellingham 6, Sedro-Woolley 1
Singles: Kassidee Beuse (SW) def. Ellie Iwersen (Bel) 6-1, 7-5; Mariah Miller (Bel) def. Ashley Hailey 6-2,6-1; Oriana LoCicero (Bel) def. Emily Peterson 6-2, 6-2; Ruby Parker (School) def. Alivia Nichols (SW) 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles: Alice Hiebert/Sophia Lawrence (Bel) def. Amy Schols/Emily Van Liew 6-1, 6-1; Marle Knowles/Anna Crowley (Bel) def. Floyd/Mackenzie Hunsaker 6-4, 6-2; Olivia Bjorklund/Katie Kales (School) def. Karlie Lodjic/Mariana Brandt 6-0, 6-0.