Girls tennis wins big after close loss
Madras girls tennis lost a close match to North Marion in sets 9-8, Wednesday, April 4, in Madras. Madras and North Marion both won four matches apiece but the Huskies edged out the Buffalos by winning one more set.
In the No. 1 girls singles match, Katherinne Parodi of Madras defeated North Marion's Sandra Martinez 6-3, 6-2.
Buffs No. 3 Andrea Vasquez lost her first set against Makayla Cher but came in the next two sets to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-0.
On the doubles side, the Olivera cousins, Jessica and Erika, dominated the No. 1 match with a 6-2, 6-0, victory.
Sofia Rubio and Kelsey Olivera also had an impressive showing in the No. 3 spot, beating North Marion 6-2, 6-1.
MHS dominates Sisters
Madras also beat Sisters 7-1 at home Tuesday, April 3.
All of the single tennis matches were won by the White Buffalos.
Katherinne Parodi played three hard sets against Sisters competitor Mary Florian. She lost the first set 5-7 but won the next two 7-6, 6-3 in the No. 1 spot.
In the No. 2 singles match, Andrea Vasquez of Madras also lost her first set 1-6, but came back to win her next two matches 6-2, 7-6 against Ramsey Shar.
Chloe Smith won both sets 6-2, 6-2, for the White Buffalos in the No. 3 spot, beating Outlaw Joelle Asson.
The No. 4 spot was the easiest win for the Buffs, coming by forfeit.
White Buffalo doubles won all of their matches but one.
The No. 2 doubles victory was captured by Destinee Reynoso and Elana Nambo. They won their first set 7-6, but lost their second set 4-6. The third set was won by the Buffs 7-6 in a hard- fought match.
Sophia Rubio and Kelsey Olivera won in two sets 7-6, 6-2, to win in the No. 3 spot. Kori Johnson and Erica Desjardins also won in two sets in the No. 4 spot 6-3, 6-4.
The girls host two matches next week. The first match is Thursday, April 12, at 4 p.m. against Corbett and the Saturday invite April 14, which begins at 9 a.m.