Lewis & Clark extends win streak to four

Photo by Hannah Osmundson
Photo by Hannah Osmundson

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Lewis & Clark extended their win streak to four this afternoon after defeating the Puget Sound Loggers 8-1.

In the doubles matches, Lewis & Clark took an early 2-1 lead going into the singles match-ups. On court one, Kacey Incerpi and Christine eliazo were able to defeat Puget Sound, 9-7, after going into extra points.

"It was a tough win…" said Incerpi "we made a bunch of mistakes but were able to pull it back at the end."

On court two Natalie Kelly and Adrienne Fox were defeated with scores of 5-8. This was Kelly's first game back since finishing her basketball season last week in the first round of the Northwest Conference Playoffs. Chloe Sermet and Caroline Hennes played on Court three and defeated their opponents 8-5 earning the second doubles win for the Pios. An exhibition match was played on court four that didn't count towards today's final score but Lewis & Clark's Riley Hanks and Madelyn Landerfelt won 8-2.

In the singles matches the Pioneers were able to use their momentum from the doubles matches to win all their matchups. Incerpi defeated her opponent with scores of (6-3, 6-0) and Sermet also won in two sets (6-2, 6-3). Eliazo then defeated her opponent (6-4, 7-5) followed by Landerfelt who won with scores of (6-1, 6-0). In the last two singles matches Kelly won in two sets (6-0, 6-0) and Hanks also won (6-0, 6-0).

Lewis & Clark will be staying home this upcoming Sunday, March 4 to face-off against Pacific Lutheran. The match will begin at 10 a.m.



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