High School Sports

Squalicum sweeps doubles in 5-2 win

Squalicum’s girls’ tennis team swept the three doubles matches in its 5-2 victory against Blaine on Tuesday, April 14, at Squalicum High School.

Kim Dorr and Rachel Dorr won the first doubles match against Gretchen Kordes 6-0, 6-1 for Squalicum. Stefanie Linbach and Thu Ton won the third doubles by a score of 6-3, 7-6 (5).

“I was impressed with Thu Ton today,” Squalicum coach Jim O’Brien said in a phone interview. “She improved quite a bit over the break and made some great shots today.”

Squalicum takes on Ferndale next at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Ferndale.

Squalicum 5, Blaine 2

Singles: Saskia Dolk (Blaine) def. Sarah Byron 6-3, 6-2; Hope Jorgenson (Squalicum) def. Chloe Foster 7-6 (4), 6-1; Katrina Steffan (Squalicum) def. Caylie Sharp 6-3, 6-4; Mandy Hayes (Blaine) def. Susan Laitsch 6-3, 6-7 (10), 1-0 (8).

Doubles: Kim Dorr/Rachel Dorr (Squalicum) def. Gretchen Kordes/Caitlyn Sharp 6-0, 6-1; Allie Hart/Lucy Cornwell (Squalicum) def. Breanna Chau/Emily Row 7-6 (7), 6-1; Stefanie Linbach/Thu Ton (Squalicum) def. Kjirstin Larson/Payton Saunders 6-3, 7-6 (5).

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