Tennis team splits series with Wapato; first loss of season for boys
The Quincy High School boys tennis team lost its first series of the season, dropping a matchup to the Wapato Wolves, 3-2, on April 23.
The Jacks’ only points in the boys’ series came in singles, with Louis Merred and Efrem Roseburg winning their points.
Merred defeated the Wolfpack’s Gerry Dosuno, 6-0, 6-4, and Roseburg defeated Jalen Olney, 6-0, 6-1.
In doubles, Joahan Fregoso and Taggart Hodges lost to Wapato’s Xavier Garza and Aaron Gonzalez, 2-6, 6-4, 1-6. Sam Ronish and Tucker Ronish lost to Bert Hinojosa and Navjar Pineda, 0-6, 0-6, and the Quincy duo of Izaac Solano and Juan Silvas lost to Reginald Johnson and Anthony Sadano, 3-6, 0-6.
The loss left Quincy in third place, with a 6-1 record in league, tied with the Wolfpack, who sit in second due with a better overall record (11-2) and their head-to-head win.
After the loss to Wapato, the Jacks traveled to Leavenworth, where they beat the Kodiaks, 4-1.
The girls sit in eighth place, with a 2-5 league record and 4-9 overall. Nevertheless, the girls bested seventh-ranked Wapato 3-2.
Samahara Aguilar defeated Gladys Corona, 6-3, 6-4. The doubles tandem of Dani Ronish and Hailey McKee defeated Ashley Estrada and Elizabeth Rojas, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. The doubles team of Vanessa Morga and Ashli Arellano defeated the Wolfpack’s Gizella Gazpar and Karina Parragan, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3.
Wapato’s points came via a win by Laika Diego and Leavy Dosono, 6-4, 6-4 over Quincy’s Paige Lubach and Daisy Ramirez. The Wolfpack’s Ariana Cordova defeated Quincy’s Hannah Bensch 0-6, 0-6.
The Lady Jacks went on to lose to Cascade 4-1 in nonleague action.
Next up for the Quincy fuzz-peelers was a big series against Ephrata on April 30. The stripey ones lead the league in boys tennis and are tied for sixth among girls.
Results weren’t available prior to press time. Following the Ephrata match, comes Ellensburg on May 4. Matches start at 10 a.m in Ellensburg.
By Sebastian Moraga, firstname.lastname@example.org