PHS girls tennis: Ella Skinkis

Philomath's Ella Skinkis and her No. 1 doubles partner Lindsay Schell took a 6-4, 6-3 win Tuesday at North Marion.

The Philomath High School girls tennis team put in a dominating performance Tuesday with an 8-0 victory at North Marion. The Warriors didn't lose a single set in their victory

Philomath improves to 4-0 overall and opens league play at 1-0.

Among the closer matches was a No. 2 singles win by Maddie Melton over her opponent, 7-5, 6-4. The No. 1 doubles match was somewhat close with Lindsay Schell and Ella Skinkis winning 6-4, 6-3.

Selah Carlisle (6-1, 6-2), Madison Francis (6-2, 6-4) and Emma Nelson (6-3, 6-2) all won in singles matches. Other doubles winners were Amelia Skinkis and Claire Skinkis (6-1, 6-0), Atira Fairbanks and Chloe Jurva (6-1, 6-0) and Kena Bacho and K Bacho (6-2, 6-2).

Philomath's girls are scheduled to play Thursday at Cascade.

The boys' match scheduled for Tuesday at home against North Marion was called off because of rain. It has been tentatively rescheduled for Friday. The boys are also slated to host Cascade Thursday. Both of those matches will be played at Ashbrook Independent School, weather permitting.

Philomath 8, North Marion 0

Tuesday at Aurora


No. 1: Selah Carlisle, PHS, def. Kailee Jones, 6-1, 6-2

No. 2: Maddie Melton, PHS, def. Makayla Cha, 7-5, 6-4

No. 3: Madison Francis, PHS, def. Carissa Jones, 6-2, 6-4

No. 4: Emma Nelson, PHS, def. Marrissa Berkey, 6-3, 6-2


No. 1: Lindsay Schell/Ella Skinkis, PHS, def. Emilee Cha/America Perez, 6-4, 6-3

No. 2: Amelia Skinkis/Claire Skinkis, PHS, def. Odalis Bedolla/Leslyee Garibay, 6-1, 6-0

No. 3: Atira Fairbanks/Chloe Jurva, PHS, def. Desi Diaz/Jackey Meza, 6-1, 6-0

No. 4: Kena Bacho/K Bacho, PHS, def. Sophie Davenport/Hailey Gatlin, 6-2, 6-2

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