BHS TENNIS: Baker sweeps Payette
By Gerry Steele
Baker opened its nonleague tennis season by sweeping Payette at Payette Tuesday.
Baker won the boys match 4-1 and the girls match 3-2.
Baker boys coach George Keister said Payette’s best two players played doubles so Baker teamed its No. 1 and No. 2 singles players against the Pirate duo.
Baker’s Lukas Huggins and Ivan Hansen defeated Payette’s Matt Bake and Devin Soelberg 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (8-6).
Keister said Huggins and Hansen trailed 5-1 in the tie-breaker before rallying.
Hunter Stone and Matthew Barnes of Baker won the No. 2 doubles match 6-3, 6-0.
Jesse Burk, playing No. 1 singles, won his match 6-4, 6-1. Isaac Mansuetti won the No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-0.
In girls action, Baker swept the doubles matches and the No. 2 singles.
Devon Galiszewski and Delaney Kee won the No. 1 doubles match 6-0, 6-1.
Lena Bowers and Hannah Wilson won the No. 2 doubles 6-2, 6-0.
Kaitlyn Uttenreuther won the No. 2 sinles match 6-4, 6-2.
Baker at Payette
Baker 4, Payette 1
Burk (B) def. Heleker 6-4, 6-1
Mansuetti (B) def. Stevens 6-0, 6-0
Mussell (P) def. Barnes 8-6
Huggins/Hansen (B) def. Bake/Soelberg 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (8-6)
Stone/Barnes (B) def. Gonzalez/Stoneman 6-3, 6-0
Baker 3, Payette 2
Briscoe (P) def. Robb 6-2, 6-2
Uttenreuther (B) def. Weiss 6-4, 6-2
Fuller (P) def. Fregoso 8-7
Galiszewski/Kee (B) def. Fuller/Caviness 6-0, 6-1
L. Bowers/Wilson (B) def. Burmester/Kinkead 6-2, 6-0
Livingston/Hertel (B) def. Waldberger/Ali 8-1
Fuller/Caviness (P) def. S. Bowers/Patterson 8-2
Borgardus/Wachtel (B) def. Kinkead/Burmester 8-5
Caviness/Waldberger (P) def. Burk/Gentili 8-4