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Tennis teams keep up strong seasons

The Lake Oswego girls tennis team continued its strong season and stayed unbeaten in league with a pair of 8-0 wins over Clackamas and Canby.

Against the Cougars, the Lakers didn't drop a set and were barely challenged. Maddie Meier ground out a tough 7-6, 7-5 win at No. 4 singles to preserve the shutout.

The Lakers were equally dominant against the Cavaliers. Caroline Dorman scored a solid 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles and Kelsey Fuson and Maddie Mitchell battled in the only three-set match of the afternoon, winning it 6-4, 2-6, 7-5.

Lake Oswego also participated in the annual Jesuit Tournament over the weekend against some of the state's top teams.

The Lakers finished in second place behind the host Crusaders.

Fuson and Mitchell were the tournament champions at No. 2 doubles as was the No. 3 doubles team of Holly Mindemann and Mehek Sethi.

Blair Dozois had a terrific tournament, finish in second place at No. 1 singles with her only loss coming to last year's state champion.

The Lakeridge girls scored a 5-3 win over West Linn on Monday, winning three doubles matches to seal the win.

The teams Stacy Strovink and Maris Bouc and Kate Kitto and Shea Northfield each picked up straight sets victories at No. 2 and 3 doubles respectively.

The No. 4 doubles team of Julia Bartlett and Lili Bekuhrs also scored a crucial 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win.

In singles, perhaps the best match of the day happened at No. 1. Brittany Dales outlasted the Lions' top singles player in a three-set match, winning it 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.

Emily Onustock also scored an easy 6-2, 6-1 victory at No. 3 singles.

Lake Oswego's boys tennis team scored a 6-2 victory over Clackamas on Monday, losing at only No. 4 singles and No. 4 doubles.

Scott Goldner, David Furman and Avinash Sankar lost a combined four games in their victories at Nos. 1, 2 and 3 singles.

Reid Martin and Mitch Mechigian won at No. 1 doubles 6-2, 6-1 and the No. 2 doubles pairing of Jack Smith and Alex Gatter won 6-1, 6-3.

At No. 3 doubles, Jeff Knees and Evans Stevenson rallied for a 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 victory.

The Lakeridge boys played in a nail-biter on Monday with West Linn and swept all of their singles matches.

West Linn did the same in doubles and the Lions would win the tiebreaker 10-8 in sets.




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