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Boys beat Molalla, split with Sandy

Two days after opening the 2007 tennis season with an 8-0 win over Molalla, the Rangers split matches with Sandy High School last Thursday.

Two days after opening the 2007 tennis season with an 8-0 win over Molalla, the Rangers split matches with Sandy High School last Thursday.

Estacada's first singles player, Gama Olivares, lost a tough match to Sandy's Kyle Claggett. Olivares won the first set 7-6 in a 12-10 tie-breaker before he lost the second set 6-7, also in a tie-breaker, and the third set 3-6. EHS senior Ryan Olmstead lost his singles match to Caleb Bower, 3-6 and 4-6.

The Rangers' first doubles pair, Kit Johnson and Nick Akins, won their match in two sets, 6-1 and 6-4. Second doubles players Jason Deardorff and Richard Mosley lost 4-6 and 3-6.

Jesse Ballew lost his singles match to Ben Hopper, 1-6 and 1-6. His brother Ethan Ballew filled the fourth singles position for the Rangers.

Christopher Sliber and Thomas Herman won their third doubles match 6-2 and 6-3. Cody Johnson and Adam Algatt filled the fourth doubles position.

The Rangers play Stayton at home on Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m.