High School Sports

Squalicum takes both No. 1 matches in 4-3 victory

Squalicum’s girls’ tennis team defeated Lynden 4-3 on Wednesday, April 29, at the Lynden YMCA.

Squalicum’s Sarah Byron defeated Bridget Johnson by a score of 6-1, 6-1 in the No. 1 singles match. The Squalicum No. 1 doubles team of Kim and Rachel Dorr defeated Alex Schulhauser and Kelsey Hewson 6-2, 6-1.

Lions Emily Corbin defeated Katrina Steffan 6-4, 6-3 and Abi Steele defeated Hope Jorgenson 6-1, 6-3.

“My seniors played well today. I was proud of them,” Lynden coach Trey Ballard said in a phone interview. “To be as close as we were with Squalicum. It was a lot of fun.”

Lynden will play Sehome next at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at home. Squalicum will take on Bellingham next at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 4, at home.

Squalicum 4, Lynden 3

Singles: Sarah Byron (Squalicum) def. Bridget Johnson 6-1, 6-1; Abi Steele (Lynden) def. Hope Jorgenson 6-1, 6-3 [Lynden loss by forfeit]; Emily Corbin (Lynden) def. Katrina Steffan 6-4, 6-3; Stefanie Limbach (Squalicum) def. Brooke Schiffman 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles: Kim Dorr/Rachel Dorr (Squalicum) def. Alex Schulhauser/Kelsey Hewson 6-2, 6-1; Kellie Fiebig/Morgan Braithwaite (Lynden) def. Alli Hart/Susan Laitsch 7-6 (5), 6-3; Emily Brown/Tara Gartner (Lynden) def. Audrey Goo/Thu Ton 6-3, 2-6, 7-4.