3.20.14 Tennis v Okanogan
Shelby Dietrich had a tough match against
Okanogan’s Shelby Walker, but came from behind to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Chelan Tennis team defeats Okanogan in opener
by Richard Uhlhorn
Marty Rolthlisberger is pretty pleased with the turnout for tennis this season.
“I have 33 JV and Varsity players on the team. I have a lot of kids playing their
first varsity match today.”
hosted the Okanogan Bulldogs on Thursday, March 20, and both the boys and girls
teams came away with team wins. The girls’ shutout Okanogan 5-0 and the boys’ won
four of their five matches, 4-1.
was a much tougher match for us than the scores make it out to be. It was
not lopsided competition,” said Rothlisberger. “ Our players won the
critical points at the critical times, making the victories appear
decisive. The kids fought hard for these wins.”
Dietrich probably had the toughest match of the evening. “This was a gusty come
from behind win against a very tough opponent, reported Rothlisberger. “I
was very impressed with Shelby's composure and determination tonight.”
was the season opener for both teams, and also the first league match of the
Girls: Chelan 5, Okanogan 0
#1 Singles: Megan Robinson def Megan Patrick 6-2, 6-0
#2 Singles: Shelby Dietrich def Shelby Walker 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
#3 Singles: Allie Schwantes def Luisa Cardenas 6-1, 6-2
#1 Doubles: Sarah Kunkel-Abby Phelps def Jade Spencer-Meghan Foth 6-2, 6-2
#2 Doubles: Kaylie Kronbauer-Vanessa Miller def Amanda Randolph-Izzy Luengas
Boys: Chelan 4, Okanogan 1
#1 Singles: Nathan Linklater (O) def Eli Jenkins 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-4
#2 Singles: Bon Malana (C) def Blake Chesledon 6-2, 6-2
#3 Singles: Javier Navarro (C) def Noah Brooks 6-2, 7-5
#1 Doubles: Tanner Hendricks-Bryce Robison (C) def Jose Alvarez-Chris Dearden
#2 Doubles: Rylan Anderson-Henry Elsner (C) def Jake Miller-Mason Duke 6-2, 6-1
Chelan also recorded JV wins from the doubles teams of Sydney Thompson-Makenzie
Harris 8-2, Olivia Rigg and Jessica Hawkins 8-3, Ellie Vegdahl-Crowell and
Sydney Thompson 8-4, and Chris Weathersby-Kevin Soto 6-4.
hosts Quincy next Tuesday, March 26, at the Chelan Shores tennis courts.
Matches begin at 4 p.m., not 4:30 as recorded on the CTL Athletics site.