Hornet tennis blanks Wilson Creek

WILSON CREEK – Oroville’s tennis squad traveled to Wilson Creek to take on the Devils, with only three girls matches and no boys contests on the docket.

Oroville’s Menze Pickering defeated Clarissa Hansen in first singles 6-4, 6-4, while Ashley Marcolin won her second singles match 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).

Angela Nelson and Meagan Moralez also won their doubles match 7-6, 5-7, 6-2.

The Hornets also hosted the Pateros/Brewster combination team on Thursday, April 19.

In that match, Joseph Sarmiento defeated Taylor Doucette 6-3, 7-5; Ronel Kee beat Adam Mac 6-2, 6-2; while Donny Wise teamed up with Kee in one playback doubles match and with Sarmiento in another.

For the girls Pickering lost to Betssy Hernandez 6-4, 6-0; Marcolin was edged by Emmalee Luft 7-6, 4-6, 6-4; and Maddie Richardson lost to Ivonne Espino 6-2, 6-0. In doubles, Moralez and Nelson lost to Margie Brammer and Jocelyn Reyes 6-1, 6-1; and Lily Hilderbrand and Aya Cruspero lost to Maribel Mariscal and Monica Chavez 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

The Hornets return to action at Entiat on Thursday, April 26.

About Brent Baker

Brent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and now works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T and owns and operates his own high school sports website OK Valley Sports. (See it online at okvalleysports.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/OK-Valley-Sports/172342412808987?fref=nf). Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).

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