Tennis: Rico, Abadesco net sixth in state doubles tournament
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
May 29, 2010 · Updated 10:12 PM
Senior Laurin Rico and junior Clarissa Abadesco teamed up to finish sixth in the state 4A tennis doubles tournament in Kennewick this weekend.
The Oak Harbor pair lost in the opening round 6-3, 6-0 to Sierra Southworth and Maria Bahlenhorst of Tahoma.
They rebounded to defeat Lauren Lang and Mina Park of Federal Way 6-1, 6-3.
In the third round Rico and Abadesco dropped the first set 6-3 to Tiana Cummings and Presley Peck of Walla Walla, but grabbed the next two, 6-4, 6-2, to advance.
Amanda Walton and Michelle Nelson, the Northwest District champions from Edmonds-Woodway who defeated the Wildcat duo a week ago, won again 6-1, 6-2 in the match for fourth place.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.