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Girls tennis: St. Helens falls to Wilsonville, kicks off busy week

The winning streak finally came to an end for St. Helens' Morgan Baruffi and Hannah Spears, but the loss came to one of the top doubles pairings in the NW Oregon Conference. Wilsonville's Tessa Kehoe and Makaela Press walked away with a 6-2, 6-2 victory on Monday afternoon, part of an 8-0 sweep by the Wildcats.

Wilsonville was especially dominant in singles matches, allowing St. Helens to win just three sets. Two came from CJ Wyland, who won sets from Kayla Folkman, but ended up losing her singles match.

Kathleen Chiddick and Paige Swearingen put put a fantstic fight in their doubles match, rallying to win a long second set by breaking a 6-all tie.

Heather Chambers and Hunter Blazek played a close match as well, falling 7-5 in the first set and 6-3 in the second.

The Lions will be at Hillsboro on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m., before hosting Liberty in the NW Oregon Conference finale on Wednesday, May 6.

SUMMARY

Wilsonville 8, St. Helens 0

Singles

Haley Moss, WILS, def. Heather Humbert, STHE, 6-0, 6-0

Sidney Lowry, WILS, def. Quinlynn Coddington, STHE, 6-0, 6-0

Keely Petticord, WILS, def. Grace Gremaux, STHE, 6-1, 6-0

Kayla Folkman, WILS, def. CJ Wyland, STHE, 6-1, 6-1

Doubles

Tessa Kehoe and Makaela Press, WILS, def. Morgan Baruffi and Hannah Spears, STHE, 6-2, 6-2

Samantha Monello and Laura Shearer, WILS, def. Kathleen Chiddick and Paige Swearingen, STHE, 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3

Erin Egloff and Courtney Antonson, WILS, def. Cambria Cross and Kaila Thompson, STHE, 6-0, 6-1

Tess Pritchett and Kensey Folkman, WILS, def. Heather Chambers and Hunter Blazek, STHE, 7-5, 6-3

Krista Slaney and Emily Aube, WILS, win by default

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