For the second match in a row, the Coupeville High School tennis team was edged by a 2A school 4-3 Monday, Sept. 11.
Sequim slipped by Coupeville, which played without first singles player Nick Etzell, out with a reaction to a bee sting to his hitting hand.
Pedro Gamarra filled in for Etzell and lost a hard-fought battle 7-6(7-3), 3-6, 5-7.
Coupeville received wins from the same group that picked up points in the 4-3 season opening loss to Port Angeles last week.
Mason Grove won third singles 6-4, 6-2; Joey Lippo and William Nelson won first doubles 6-2, 5-7, 6-4; and Nile Lockwood and Zach Ginnings won third doubles 3-6, 6-1, 7-6(7-3).
Jakobi Baumann (6-4, 3-2), Tiger Johnson and Jaschon Baumann (6-2, 6-0), and Drake Borden and Thane Peterson (4-6, 6-4, 10-2) lost their matches.
Coupeville (0-2) plays another non-league match against a 2A foe when it hosts Kingston (2-0) at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13.
Conference play begins when Coupeville travels to Klahowya (1-0) at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15.