Drake Borden fires a serve in his win in second singles. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Drake Borden fires a serve in his win in second singles. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Wolves finally whip Falcons / Tennis

The Coupeville High School tennis team picked a good time to defeat South Whidbey.

For the first time in coach Ken Stange’s 14 years, the Wolves stopped the Falcons, winning 3-2 Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Langley.

While most of the previous losses came in non-league matches, Wednesday’s win was Coupeville’s opening match in Emerald City League play, as well as the 2018 season.

Jakobi Baumann came from behind to win the first singles match 5-7, 6-4, 10-5.

Drake Borden cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 win in second singles.

Mason Grove and James Wood were 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 winners in second doubles.

Zach Ginnings and Jacob Burke fell in first doubles 6-3, 6-4; and Jaschon Baumann and Tiger Johnson were edged in third doubles 7-6(7-3), 7-5.

Coupeville plays its home opener at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, against Eastside Prep.

Jacob Burke follows through on a shot.	(Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Jacob Burke follows through on a shot. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Mason Grove volleys with a backhand. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Mason Grove volleys with a backhand. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Jakobi Baumann returns a shot while winning the first singles match.	(Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Jakobi Baumann returns a shot while winning the first singles match. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Jaschon Baumann follows the flight of his serve.	(Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Jaschon Baumann follows the flight of his serve. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Tiger Johnson’s follow-through makes it look like he is watching his shot through his racket.	(Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

Tiger Johnson’s follow-through makes it look like he is watching his shot through his racket. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

James Wood hustles to run down a shot.	(Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

James Wood hustles to run down a shot. (Photo by Jim Waller/Whidbey News-Times)

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