Girls Tennis: Tigers Swept by Thunderbirds


Centralia could find no footing against a formidable Tumwater team, losing all six matches in a 6-0 sweep on Wednesday at home.


  • No. 1: Abby Bond (T) def. Liza Hopkins (C), 6-2, 6-0
  • No. 2: Abby Jasper (T) def. Olivia Wiley (C), 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 3: Kendall Gjurasic (T) def. Nora Sass (C), 6-3, 6-2


  • No. 1: Jayden Schmidt/Olivia Myers (T) def. Maya O’Dell/EvieRooklidge (C), 7-5, 6-2
  • No. 2: Olivia Kiete/Luca Angove (T) def. Olivia Norris/Serina Stehr (C), 6-2, 6-3
  • No. 3: Libby Boyd/MaKenna Jenson (T) def. Sophia Wiley/Emily Wilkerson (C), 6-1, 7-5

“We keep getting better,” Centralia coach Deb Keahey said. “We played them much better this time than the last time. There’s a lot of growth that goes on when you lose.”

Centralia heads to Shelton for a 3:30 p.m. match on Friday.

Bearcats Win Second Straight

W.F. West swept the singles matches for a 5-1 victory over Shelton on the road Wednesday in 2A Evergreen Conference play.


  • No. 1: Claire Kuykendall (WFW) def. Cayla Muenchow (S), 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 2: Kaylinne Dowling (WFW) def. Hannah Pratt (S), 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 3: Lillian Schmitz (WFW) def. Maisee Todd (S), 6-2, 6-1

“Claire and Kaylinne played really well at one and two,” W.F. West coach Jack State said. “They were down to business. Very workmanlike.”


  • No. 1: Lindsi Smotherman/Audrey Beaudoin (S) def. Tiana Jeffries/Stephanie Drummond (WFW), 6-4, 6-3
  • No. 2: Hannah Feaster/Mari CeeSay (WFW) def. Malee Moran/Navaeh Haskins (S). 6-3, 6-2
  • No. 3: Julia Capen/Grace Sells (WFW) def. Marissa Betts/Fiona Dowling (S), 6-1, 6-2

“Julia and Grace had a good match,” State said. “They played really well.”

W.F. West improves to 3-3-1 and hosts Black Hills on Friday.

1A Tennis

Beavers' Win Streak Snapped

Tenino’s win streak of six games to a halt with a 3-2 loss to Stevenson on the road Friday.

The bright side is the Beavers’ No. 1 and No. 2 singles players, Megan Letts and Grace Vestal, respectively, each won their matches and remain undefeated on the season.


  • No. 1: Megan Letts (T) won 7-5, 5-7, 6-1
  • No. 2: Grace Vestal (T) won 6-0, 6-0
  • No. 3: Bailee McKitrick (T) lost 11-9, 5-7, 4-6


  • No. 1: Rilee Jones/Ashley Schow lost 1-6, 0-6
  • No. 2: Austin Johnson/Malika Slassi lost 3-6, 6-2, 3-6

Junior Varsity


  • Abby Coty lost a pro set 5-8


  • Abby Coty/Emma Hall lost a pro set 0-8

Tenino falls to 6-1 overall and travels to Castle Rock Friday for its regular-season finale.