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Bellevue Women Claim Sixth Consecutive Tennis TitleSpokane, Wash - The Bellevue Bulldogs used the strength of their entire team to win their sixth consecutive NWAACC Women's Tennis title. Despite winning only one individual or doubles championship, Bellevue squeaked out a nine point victory over Green River.
The results of the team competition came down to the last completed match of the day when Bellevue's Erica Leong defeated Kindall Gehrett (CCS) to take third-place in the number one singles competition. A victory provided the 13 points needed to overtake Green River. Bellevue's nine point victory over Green River was by far the closest of their current title run.
Skagit Valley's Lindsey Newman defeated defending NWAACC championship Jodi Owen (GRCC) 6-0,6-2 to win the #1 singles titles. Newman also paired up with Brandi Benner to win the #1 doubles title over Green Rivers Owen and Darcy Idler. The Cardinals won six of the nine championship matches at the tournament but failed to score any points in the other three.
2010 NWAACC Women's Tennis Champions - Bellevue Bulldogs
1- Bellevue, 119
2- Green River, 110
3- Skagit Valley, 100
4- Shoreline, 20
5- Spokane, 11
6- Treasure Valley, inc.
Coach of the Year:Kim Sommarville, Skagit Valley
Championship Match: Lindsey Newman (SVC) def Jodi Owen (GRCC) 6-0,6-2
3rd Place Match: Erica Leong (BC) def Kindall Gehrett (CCS) 6-4,6-4
Championship Match: Brandi Benner (SVC) def Lauren Kayahara (BC) 6-4,6-0
3rd Place Match: Darcy Idler (GRCC) def Christine Young (SHCC) 6-0,6-0
Championship Match: Angela Alba (GRCC) def Kendra Maeser (BC) 6-2,6-2
3rd Place Match: Ashley Durkee (CCS) def Hannah Kingsolving (SVC) 6-0,6-4
Championship Match: Anne Hamiter (SVC) def Estee Kaskes (BC) 6-2, 6-1
3rd Place Match: Julie McDonough (GRCC) def Angel Mach (SHCC) 6-4, 6-1
Championship Match: Alyssa Hendrickson (SVC) def Sheila Adisuwono (BC) 6-3, 6-4
3rd Place Match: Patty VanderHoven (GRCC) def Blair Stone (SHCC) 6-1,7-5
Championship Match: Vanessa Estes(BC) def Mona Tefesh (GRCC) 6-3,6-3
3rd Place Match: Amy Ellsworth (SHCC) def Yuki Kumakura (SVC) 6-2,6-7(4-7),6-2
#1 Doubles: Championship Match: Newman-Benner (SVC) def Owen-Idler (GRCC) 6-0, 6-1
3rd Place Match: Leong-Kayahara (BC) def Raas-Stiefel (TVCC) 6-2, 6-3
#2 Doubles: Championship Match: Measer-Smith (BC) def Lutsky-Stone (SHCC) 6-3, 6-2
3rd Place Match: Alba-Mcdonough def. Kingsolving-Hendrickson 7-5, 7-5
#3 Doubles Championship Match: Hamiter-Kumakura (SVC) def Estes-Ries (BC) 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
3rd Place Match: VanderHoven-Tafesh (GRCC) def. Mac-Ellsworth (SHCC) 6-2, 6-2