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Lakers top Pacers in battle of unbeaten girls tennis teams

Lake Oswego prevails in match-up of the TRL's top squads


MATTHEW SHERMAN - Bridget Myers prepares to strike a volley in the No. 1 doubles match against Lakeridge last week. She and her partner Libby Dozois won in three sets.The Lake Oswego and Lakeridge girls tennis teams had a rare Saturday showdown last week on a gorgeous sunny day at Lake Oswego High School. Both teams entered the make-up match with undefeated league records but the Lakers flexed their muscles, coming away with an 8-0 win.

Lake Oswego was especially strong in singles, sweeping all four matches and losing just 10 total games.

Katie Day picked up a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles and Melisha Dogra won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2.

Gabrielle Meyer and Kelli Campbell also scored big victories at Nos. 3 and 4 singles respectively.

All four of the doubles matches were competitive with the best match of the afternoon coming at No. 1.

Lake Oswego's Libby Dozois and Bridget Myers won the first set against the Pacers' Anna Lowry and Rileigh Hamilton 6-1 before the Lakeridge duo rallied for a 6-3 win in the second. The final set went to a tiebreaker with Dozois and Myers winning it 7-3.

At No. 2 doubles, Jennifer Ruan and Crystal Liu topped Olivia Onustock and Kristin Taylor 6-3, 6-4 while the Lakers' Megan Moore and Iola Humphrey won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 doubles against Katie Blickenstaff and Kristin Wong.

At No. 4 doubles, Lake Oswego's Katelyn Bradely and Alexandra Hock won 7-6, 6-1 against Libby Hornecker and Hannah Harbour.

Lake Oswego would also notch wins a 7-1 win over Tualatin and a 7-1 win over Canby on Monday and Tuesday to stay perfect in the TRL.

Lakeridge bested Sherwood on Tuesday 6-2, winning all four singles matches in straight sets and that followed an 8-0 victory over West Linn where the Pacers dropped a total of 21 games in eight matches.

Lake Oswego is currently 12-0 in league as the regular season winds down while Lakeridge is 10-1.

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