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Timbercrest Girls Tennis

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

It’s been four years and 40 wins since the Lady Wolves tasted defeat and they are as hungry as ever to keep the streak going.

TJH TennisFrom left to right: Sela Serafin, Gal Lapid, Sarah Minnich, Kara Borjeson, Quinn Herlihy, Leah Matthews, Audrey Karnan, Meghan Johnson, Sierra McKissick, Michalle Dmitrovsy, Sonya Marcus, Emma Long, Kelly Yen, Lexi Nguyen, Katrina Springer. Back row: Coach David Stafford and coach Timothy Hagerman. (Courtesy photo)With nearly half the team graduating last year it seemed unlikely the Timbercrest girls tennis team would recover, but the young team stepped up and clawed their way to as dominant a season as last year, winning 62 out of 70 individual matches. Led by Meghan Johnson (8-2) and Katrina Springer (8-2) playing singles, the undefeated doubles teams of Quinn Herlihy and Sela Serafin, and Sarah Minnich and Sonja Marcus, along with undefeated teammate Emma Long, helped make it a near perfect season for the Lady Wolves.

Timbercrest girls also took three of the top four places in the year end girls tennis district championships held at Northshore Junior High School. Only the top eight lady singles players and top eight lady doubles players representing all six Northshore junior high schools qualified for the tournament. First place in ladies singles went to Kylie Russell from Kenmore Junior High and second place to Katrina Springer from Timbercrest Junior High.

Ladies doubles was a closely contested match with the team of Quinn Herlihy and Sela Serafin from Timbercrest Junior High taking first place and Audrey Karnan and Sierra McKissick from Timbercrest Junior High taking second.

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