• James Townsend

Portland Girls Varsity Tennis Team Crushes Lowell Red Arrows


The Raider Varsity Team is living up to their pre-season hype and are now 2-0 on the year in dual matches. The Raiders made a statement of team strength when they visited Class A Lowell on Tuesday by winning 7 of the 8 matches on the day.

The scores and results of the meet are as follows:

Singles

No. 1 - Kayla Weller, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Mary Jo Beuchler, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-2, 6-1, -;

No. 2 - Ainsley Ludema, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Brooke Knottnerus, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-3, 6-1, -;

No. 3 - Taylor Jenks, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Danielle Barnes, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-4, 2-6, 10-7;

No. 4 - Alyssa Jack, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Lexi Royer, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 7-6 (2), 6-4, -;

Doubles

No. 1 - Riley Thelen - Rachel Vanhouten, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Jenna Happie - Grace Nielsen, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-2, 6-1, -;

No. 2 - Samantha Weber - Maura Lufkin, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Emalie Deboer - Alana Peters, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-4, 6-1, -;

No. 3 - Novelle Matteson - Julia Savage, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL def. Carly Hoekstra - Emily Stump, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 6-3, 6-1, -;

No. 4 - Ember Fox - Hallie Greenop, LOWELL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL def. Emily Bigelow - Corey Smith, PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL, 6-2, 6-1, -;

The Raiders will play again on Tuesday, April 16th when they visit league rival Lansing Catholic @ 4 PM, in what promises to be an early test of two of the CAAC-White Division leading contenders.

Updated 4/10/19 5:36 PM: The original posting of this article had an error in the Lakewood line-up. This updated version shows the corrected line-up.

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