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Pair of three-set doubles wins get Vikes victory over Greenville

The Lakewood varsity girls' tennis team closed out the regular season with a 5-3 win over visiting Greenville Tuesday. The Vikings won the top three singles flights in straight sets.

Lakewood senior Megan Wakley earned a 6-0, 6-1 win over Chloe VanTassell at first singles and senior Chloe Makley scored a 6-2, 6-1 win over Alison Weller at number two. Viking junior Lexi Veitch bested Wendy Lin 6-2, 6-1.

Lakewood took a pair of three-set victories on the doubles side to earn the team win. The Lakewood first doubles team of Laura Krikke and Haylee Marks bested Anna Kitts and Rachel Doyle 6-4, 5-7, 6-0. The Viking duo of Kendra Kines and Kristen Finsaas scored a 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-3 win over Rylie Gorby and Brittney Thorton at second doubles.

The Vikings three defeats were all in close two-set matches. Greenville fourth singles player Kelsey Lester scored a 6-4, 6-4 win over the Vikings' Richelle Chrzan.

The Greenville team of Abbie Spencer and Naomi Worden bested Lakewood's Betsy Foltz and Lauren Haag 6-3, 6-4 at third doubles, and the Yellow Jackets' team of Grace Jones and Rachel Gyurnek bested Lakewood's Emmi Chase and Sierra Cappon 6-3, 6-4.

The Vikings are back in action today at the Division 3 Regional Tournament hosted by Grand Rapids Christian.

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