Jayson Jacoby
The Baker City Herald

By Gerry Steele

gsteele@bakercityherald.com

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

Boys matches

Baker 4, Payette 1

Singles

Burk (B) def. Heleker 6-4, 6-1

Mansuetti (B) def. Stevens 6-0, 6-0

Mussell (P) def. Barnes 8-6

Doubles

Huggins/Hansen (B) def. Bake/Soelberg 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (8-6)

Stone/Barnes (B) def. Gonzalez/Stoneman 6-3, 6-0

Girls matches

Baker 3, Payette 2

Singles

Briscoe (P) def. Robb 6-2, 6-2

Uttenreuther (B) def. Weiss 6-4, 6-2

Fuller (P) def. Fregoso 8-7

Doubles

Galiszewski/Kee (B) def. Fuller/Caviness 6-0, 6-1

L. Bowers/Wilson (B) def. Burmester/Kinkead 6-2, 6-0

JV doubles

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

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