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The wins were hard to come by for Crook County girls tennis last week, as the Cowgirls fell to both Redmond and Pendleton.

PMG PHOTO: LON AUSTIN - Crook County senior Meredith Cooper was the only Cowgirl to get a win during the team's loss to Redmond last week. Cooper, who is Crook County's No. 1 singles player, defeated Redmond's Naya Lewis 6-3, 6-4., Central Oregonian - Sports

The Crook County High School girls tennis team dropped a pair of home matches to Redmond and Pendleton this past week, falling 7-1 to the Panthers and 6-2 to the Buckaroos.

On Monday, April 18, Crook County's number one singles player, Meredith Cooper picked up the lone Cowgirl win, dropping Redmond's Naya Lewis 6-3, 6-4.

The remainder of the match was all Redmond.

In the remaining singles matches, Makenna Crain whipped Cecily Cooper 6-1, 6-0, Ava Wolfe slipped by Haven Housley 6-4, 6-3, and Brooklyn Lindsay blanked Hailey Tanner.

In doubles play, Kloe Scherner and Dagne Harris defeated Crook County's Emmah Barnes and Harlee Bothum 6-1, 6-1, while Brynn Capps and Grace Stott of Redmond blanked Macy Weiderholt and Malorie Thompson 6-0, 6-0. Karina Hernandez and Emma Underwood slipped past Ana Jacuinde Caballero and Yadhira Ceja 7-5, 6-1, and the Panthers' Carrmen Schulthess and Kaisa Chapanar edged Tayah Hagense and Delaney Engstrom 6-4, 6-3.

On Wednesday, April 20, the Cowgirls were also home in a match that was delayed for a couple of weeks due to inclement weather.

Pendleton won all four singles matches as Olivia Corbett edged Meredith Cooper 7-5, 6-4, Lucy Oyama defeated Housley 6-2, 6-2, Taybree Walker whipped Ceja 6-0, 6-2, and Abby Foust blanked Ausley McCabe 6-0, 6-0.

The Cowgirls did better in doubles action on Wednesday, though, as Barnes and Bothum defeated Annie Bostwick and Rachel Walker 6-2, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles action, while Callie Winebarger and Aubrie Olson beat Pendleton's Kenzie Walker and Lily Noble 6-3, 6-4 in the No. 4 doubles match.

In the No. 2 doubles match, Pendleton's Keri Kunz and Emma Coleman rolled past Wiederholdt and Thompson 6-1, 6-3, while Adelaide Tesch and Josie Nelson defeated Cecily Cooper and Jacuinde Caballero 6-2, 6-4 to round out the win for the Buckaroos.

The Cowgirls will play at Hood River Valley today, April 25 before hosting The Dalles on Wednesday, April 27, in a 3 p.m. match in Prineville.

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