While the sun was shining, so was the White River High girls tennis team. The Hornets have jumped to one of their best seasons in recent history and picked up a four more wins to boost their standing to 8-2 in league and overall.
The Hornets picked up wins against Fife April 18, Sumner April 19, Steilacoom April 20 and Clover Park Friday. The team’s only loss came Thursday, a 3-2 squeaker with Washington.
Everyone was a winner in the Hornets’ 5-0 victory over Clover Park.
Courtney Hall and Kelli Hoffman scored singles victories, while the No. 1 doubles team of Taylor Wombacher and Heidi Lyons and No. 2 duo of Riley Burleigh and Annie Shindle went to 10-point, third-set tiebreakers for their victories.
Ashley Gibson and Christina Ramous picked up the No. 3 doubles win.
Against Washington, Hall won in straight sets, while Hoffman won the first and third sets.
The Hornets earned matching 4-1 victories against Fife and Steilacoom.
Against the Sentinals, Hall and Hoffman won in straight sets. Burleigh and Shindle won 6-3, 6-3, and Audrey Fravel and Mackenzie Reed won 6-3, 6-2.
With the Trojans, the victories came in singles and No. 2 and No. 3 doubles.
In WRHS’s 3-2 win over Sumner it was Hall and Hoffman again leading the way with the Hornets’ No. 3 doubles team of Fravel and Reed earning a 7-4, 6-4 win.