Friday’s State Tennis: All Four Twin Cities Entries Still Alive
By The Chronicle
SEATTLE — The four Twin Cities entries had mixed results here Saturday on Day 1 of the State 2A girls tennis tournament.
In doubles action, Centralia’s Hannah Jeffries and Ellie Corwin beat Othello’s Tanaya Anderson and Katie Walker, 6-3, 6-2, in the first round then beat Sehome’s Sidney Balfour and Ava McIlvaine in the quarterfinals, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. The Tiger duo will take on Bellingham’s Sophia Lawrence and Alice Hiebert in the semifinals at 9.
W.F. West’s Mya Davis and Megan Wilks, however, lost a 6-2, 6-3 match to North Kitsap’s Flynn Hibbs and Stine Nielsen in the first round, then beat Foster’s Aivy Nguyen and Cora Padilla in a loser-out match, 6-1, 6-1. The Bearcat duo will face Tumwater’s Nicole Howard and Mikayla Kee Saturday morning in another loser-out match.
Centralia’s Rachel Wilkerson lost to Sedro-Woolley’s Kassidee Beuse, 6-2, 6-2, in her opener, but kept her run alive with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Othello’s Zoee Roylance. She’ll face Foster’s Aileen Nguyen in the consolation semifinals.
W.F. West’s Sydney Cameron, the No. 3 seed out of District 4, beat Foster’s Nguyen 6-2, 6-3 in the first round, and lost to Mary-Frances Ballew of Selah in the quarterfinals.