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Tennis | Bainbridge avenges early-season loss to Seattle Prep
Nate Parker, the Spartans' No. 3 boys singles player, clinched the deciding point as Bainbridge edged Seattle Prep 6-5 Monday.
Jacob Christiansen and Mark Scott went the distance, sneaking past Seattle Prep's Britan Richardson and Evan Beckman 7-6(5), 7-5.
The win evens the series between the two teams, as Seattle Prep bested the Spartans in their season opener 10-1 in March.
The win also marks the first time the Spartans have defeated Seattle Prep in nine years.
Bainbridge swept the girls singles matches. Grace Porter continued her undefeated streak at No. 2 singles with a 6-3, 6-0 in over Barbara Ann Carey.
At No. 1 singles, Sasha Carter dispatched Katie Beyer 6-0, 6-0.
The Spartans split their girls and boys doubles matches, with the mixed doubles team of Jack Pendleton and Jenna Knell falling in three sets, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.
Bainbridge (8-1 overall, 6-1 in league) has won six consecutive Metro duals.
The Spartans travel to O'Dea Wednesday and Bishop Blanchet Friday.
1. Sasha Carter, Bain d. Katie Beyer 6-0, 6-0
2. Grace Porter, Bain d. Barbara Ann Carey 6-3, 6-0
3. Colleen Gruber, Bain d. Jamie Whitaker 6-4, 6-2
1. Andrew LaCava, Prep d. Scott Alderson 6-0, 6-0
2. Jason Bediones, Prep d. Sam Claney 6-2, 6-1
3. Nate Parker, Bain d. Sam Blattner, 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (2) *Clinched Match
1. Kate Jameson/Kelly Zwicker, Bain d. Claire McReynolds/Payton Burnett 7-5,7-6 (2)
2. Sarah Newman/Jenny Biagi, Prep d. Tessa Leachman/Jenna Knell 6-0, 6-1
1. Taylor Hunt/Drew Beckman, Prep d. Dylan Skeffington/Ryan Hunt, Bain 6-2, 6-1
2. Jacob Christensen/Mark Scott, Bain d. Britan Richardson/Evan Beckman 7-6(5), 7-5
Nick Phillips/Carly Henning, Prep d. Jack Pendleton/Jenna Knell 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
Colin Edenholm/Dylan Tull, Bain d. Prep 6-0, 6-0