Crook County girls tennis team defeats Hood River Valley 7-1
Tuesday afternoon, the Crook County Cowgirls won all four doubles matches en route to an easy 7-1 road victory over the Hood River Valley Eagles.
"It was a good win for us," said Crook County head coach Aaron Raasch. "Our league is really competitive."
Marlen Ceja and Tansy Clark started things off for the Cowgirls with a 6-3, 6-1 whipping of Cassandra Moreno and Briana Santillan at No. 1 doubles.
Katelynn Gibson and Alena McCabe kept things rolling for the Cowgirls with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Gisell Carabantes and Yarely Cruz at No. 2 doubles.
Maria Knight and Kristie Chu had an even easier time with their match as they blanked Chloe Sanborn and Indigo Caudill 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3 doubles action.
Meredith Cooper and Gracie Slawter then closed out the doubles matches with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Marileisi Castillo and Charlotte Loihi at No. 4 doubles.
The lone Crook County loss on the day came at No. 1 singles where Hood River Valley's Montsie Garrado defeated Olivia Cooper 6-2, 6-0.
Kaylee Carr picked up a 6-4, 6-1 win over Monica De La Rosa to win the No. 2 singles match before Ashley Reynolds defeated Erica Matthisen 6-5, 6-1 in No 3 singles play.
The final, and most hotly contested match of the day, was at No. 4 singles where Hannah Love lost a first set tiebreaker 6-7 (1-7). However, Love rebounded to take the second set 6-1 before winning a pro set 8-2 to close out the day on a winning note.
The Cowgirls are back in action at noon on Saturday when they host the Pendleton Buckaroos.
The team is home again on Tuesday when they host The Dalles in the final regular season match of the year. That match is set to begin at 4 p.m.