Photo by Jennie McGhan
Grandview No. 1 doubles player Joel Pina returns the ball over the net to Ellensburg’s Andrew Hull and Austin Ness.
As of Monday, May 1, 2017
GRANDVIEW The Greyhounds boys tennis team won its second straight match, 4-1, against Ellensburg yesterday.
The only loss was in No. 1 doubles action. Teammates Joel Pina and Marc Martinez were undefeated as a duo until Ellensburg’s Andrew Hull and Austin Ness handed them a 6-3, 7-5 loss.
The Bulldogs, however, lost each of the singles matches and the remaining two battles in doubles.
Alfonso Granados won the No. 1 singles match against Johnny Bartlett, 6-4, 6-2. In second singles, Devin Amaro of the Greyhounds won, 6-1, 6-2, over Jack Bandy. No. 2 doubles players Roy Escareno and Esgar Valencia of Grandview defeated Jaiden Duby and Ben Shissler by twin scores of 6-0. Nathan Barrientes and Isaiah Villarreal won the No. 3 doubles match via 6-2, 6-3 sets against Bulldogs Jacob Holdeman and Andy Garcia.
The girls didn’t fare as well, suffering a 2-3 loss to Ellensburg.
Alexandra Gonzalez of the Greyhounds won the No. 1 singles match against Rosaly Goveia in three sets, 6-0, 4-6, 6-0; and No. 2 singles player Yanet Cortez defeated Bulldogs player Addie Klucking, 6-4, 6-2.
All three doubles teams lost their matches.
Lorena Torres and Sonya Trevenio were defeated 6-2, 6-0 in No. 1 action; Maria Ramos and Wendy Garcia lost by 6-4, 6-0 in No. 2 play; and No. 3 teammates Alexa Rodriguez and Briseida Espindola battled through three sets before losing, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1.
Grandview returns to the courts Saturday at East Valley (Yakima).