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State tennis: LC’s Abby DeNike, Brooke Fager win State 4A girls doubles

Lewis and Clark’s Abby DeNike and Brooke Fager won the State 4A girls doubles title Saturday by rolling past Eastlake’s Nicole Yen and Kayla Lee 6-2, 6-2 in Richland.

DeNike and Fager dropped just 10 games in four matches during the two-day tournament.

They opened the day with a 6-0, 6-3 semifinal win over Crystal Lee and Ally Peterson of Thomas Jefferson.

Central Valley’s Kyra Harames, who won twice Friday to advance to the semifinals, dropped a pair of matches to place sixth. Harames lost to Timberline’s Angela Schuster 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals and before dropping a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 match to Gig Harbor’s Joyce Park.

LC’s Kyle Fager placed fourth in boys singles with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Kincaid Norris of Snohomish.

State 2A

Clarkston’s Addie Folsom and Halle Berg defeated Pullman’s Alexa Yadama and Ana D’Acosta 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the girls doubles match for fifth and eighth places at Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle.

State 1A/2B/1B

Deer Park’s Niamh Lakewolf placed sixth in boys singles after dropping two matches at Yakima Tennis Center.

Lakewolf, who won twice Friday to make the semifinals, lost to Bear Creek’s Caleb Ji, the eventual champion, 6-4, 6-3 to open the day. He lost to La Salle’s Sean Singco 6-2, 6-1 in the match for third and sixth places.

Colville’s Darby Fox placed fourth in girls singles by defeating Alexis Schomo of Charles Wright Academy 6-4, 6-7, 6-2. Lind-Ritzville/Sprague’s Rose Melville placed eighth after a 6-4, 6-1 setback against Seattle Academy’s Penelope Owens.

Collin and Connor Cremers of St. George’s took fourth in boys doubles with a 6-3, 7-6 win over Liberty Bell’s Josh Frey and Jesse Schulz.

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