High School Sports

Squalicum’s Byron impresses in loss to Sehome

Squalicum’s girls’ tennis team was defeated by Sehome 7-0 on Monday, April 20, at Squalicum High School.

Sehome’s Lauren Smith defeated Sarah Byron 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 1 singles match. Taylor Harris and Andrea Zucchi defeated the Storm’s Alli Hart and Lucy Cornwell 6-1, 6-0.

“I was impressed with Sarah (Byron)’s No. 1 singles match,” Squalicum coach Joe O’Brien said in a phone interview. “She had some good approach shots and hit the ball well on her.”

O’Brien also highlighted Amanda Wells and Aly Langer for playing a solid match in their first varsity doubles match.

Squalicum travels to Burlington-Edison next at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. Sehome will play Lynden next at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Lynden YMCA.

Sehome 7, Squalicum 0

Singles: Lauren Smith (Sehome) def. Sarah Byron 6-3, 6-3; Andrea Clawson (Sehome) def. Hope Jorgenson 6-0, 6-0; Ali Morrow (Sehome) def. Katrina Steffan 6-0, 6-0; Beth Clawson (Sehome) def. Susan Laitsch 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles: Taylor Harris/Andrea Zucchi (Sehome) def. Alli Hart/Lucy Cornwell 6-1, 6-0; Simone Hall/Natalie Knops (Sehome) def. Stefanie Limbach/Thu Ton 6-1, 6-0; Mia Zucchi/Haley Holland (Sehome) def. Amanda Wells/Aly Langer 6-0, 6-0.