YAKIMA — The Cashmere girls tennis team won the 1A state championship, held Friday and Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Center.
The Bulldogs finished with 15 points to outdistance second-place Forest Ridge by five points. Cascade tied for third with nine points.
Tasha Kowatsch and Sammy O’Bryan of Cashmere won the 1A doubles championship after defeating Haily Hassinger and Katie Whitten of Cascade in the championship round 6-2, 6-1. The Cashmere team beat Madeline Ferry and Mika Inadomi of University Prep 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the finals. The Cascade team beat Kelsey Malone and Sophie True of Seattle Academy 7-6, 6-2 to advance to the finals.
Shalyn Goodall of Omak finished third in singles play after losing her first match Saturday against Michele Lui of Forest Ridge 6-1, 6-2 and winning against Samantha Weeks of Annie Wright 6-4, 6-1.
Megan Robinson of Chelan finished in fourth place, defeating Tracy Melville of Lind-Ritzville-Sprague 6-0, 6-2.
Megan Beyers of Tonasket finished fifth after defeating Molly Kenoyer of Cashmere 6-1, 6-0. Kenoyer finished eighth.
On the boys’ side, Brian Norwood and Adam Ross of Cashmere finished fourth in doubles play by defeating Andrew Vargas and Sean Singco of La Salle 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.
In Friday’s action, Chad Raven of Cashmere was eliminated from singles play after losing to Brendan Stewart of La Salle.
Hunter Sears of Ephrata was eliminated from singles play Saturday after a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 loss to Andy Farmer of West Valley (Yakima). He advanced to the consolation bracket Friday after starting off with a win over Jonathan Yu of Washington but losing to Avery West of Sehome.