Sports and Schools

Wolves hit rough patch | Tennis

Coupeville
Coupeville's Allie Hanigan sets up for a backhand against Blaine Thursday.
— image credit: Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times

After life in the fast lane, the Coupeville High School tennis team has hit a pot hole.

The Wolves, who easily won their first four matches, lost their second straight 5-0 contest, this time to visiting Blaine Thursday, March 28.

Coach Ken Stange said, "The girls were pretty down about yesterday. I think egos got inflated after going 4-0 against lesser competition. We have to regroup after break."

Not all was negative. "Amanda (d'Almeida) and Allie (Hanigan) showed some spunk at singles. Allie even built a lead in the second set, but she couldn't hold on," Stange said.

Singles: 1, d'Almeida lost 6-4, 6-2; 2, Hanigan lost 6-2, 7-5.

Doubles: 1, Julia Myers/Iris Ryckaert lost 6-0, 6-0; 2, Micky LeVine/Jacki Ginnings lost 6-0, 6-1; 3, McKenzie Bailey/Maureen Rice lost 6-1, 6-2.

Coupeville (4-2) is off until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, when it goes to Granite Falls (1-4).

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 11 edition online now. Browse the archives.