Wildcats edged by Chargers | Tennis
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
September 14, 2012 · 8:05 AM
Winning three of four singles matches wasn’t enough as the Oak Harbor tennis team lost 4-3 at Marysville Getchell Thursday, Sept. 13.
Coach Horace Mells said, "I knew going into this match that it would be close and that our best chance of winning would be to sweep the singles. All players played hard and we won three of the four singles matches in three hard fought sets."
The Chargers (2-0, 2-3) took all three doubles matches to squeeze out the win.
The Wildcats earned wins from their first, second and fourth singles players: Will Southard, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1; David Kusnick, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 and Harrison Miller, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Carter Saar dropped the third singles match 3-6, 4-6.
Doubles results: 1, Casiano Atienza/Antonio Unpingco lost 4-6, 0-6; 2, Tom Dale/Jacob Nelson lost 6-4, 2-6, 0-6; 3, Jozef Mendoza/Isaac Deleon lost 2-6, 2-6.
Oak Harbor (0-3, 1-4) goes to Mount Vernon (3-0, 3-1) at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at email@example.com or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.