Vale Girls Take District Tennis Title, Vale and Nyssa Boys Share Title

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BAKER – After holding sub-districts the weekend prior, teams gathered on the courts in Baker Friday and Saturday for the 4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 4 tennis tournament. As the final matches were played, one championship was taken outright while a second one ended shared.

The Vale girls ended the day with 14 points to grab the district crown. The TigerScots of Weston-McEwen placed second with 10 points and Ontario ended the day third with 8 points.

The boys’ competition ended a bit differently with Nyssa and Vale sharing the title as both teams scored 11 points. The host Baker Bulldogs were third with six points.

Photo Gallery – 1A/2A/3A/4A District 4 Tennis – Randy Seals

Team Scores


1st – Vale (14)

2nd – Weston-McEwen (10)

3rd – Ontario (8)


1st – Nyssa (11)

1st – Vale (11)

3rd – Baker (6)

Girls Singles

First Round

Laken Herrera (Ontario) d Lirian Holden (Weston-McEwen) 6-2, 6-2

Sarah Plumber (Baker) d Cali Johnson (Sherman) 6-3, 7-6 (8)

Mary Esplin (Nyssa) d Lorelai Keefauver (Irrigon) 6-2, 5-7, 6-2

Jacqlyn Albert (Weston-McEwen) d Erin Hawker (Four Rivers) 6-1, 6-2


Lirian Holden (Weston-McEwen) d Cali Johnson (Sherman) 9-7

Erin Hawker (Four Rivers) d Lorelai Keefauver (Irrigon) 8-3

5th Place

Cali Johnson (Sherman) d Erin Hawker (Four Rivers) 9-7

Semi Finals

Laken Herrera (Ontario) d Sarah Plumber (Baker) 7-6, 7-5

Jacqlyn Albert (Weston-McEwen) d Mary Esplin (Nyssa) 6-2, 6-4

3rd/4th Place

Sarah Plumber (Baker) d Mary Esplin (Nyssa) 7-6, 6-4

1st/2nd Place

Laken Herrera (Ontario) d Jacqlyn Albert (Weston-McEwen) 6-4, 6-3

Girls Doubles

First Round

Brenda Ramirez/Elise Seals (Vale) d Paola Carmona/Gabriela Inguez (Irrigon) 6-2, 6-2

Maya Smith/Olivia Jacoby (Baker) d Abby Colby/Kyrsten Smith (Condon) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0

Kailey McGourty/Jessi Arriola (Vale) d Grace Ogden/Haylie Peterson (Ione) 6-0, 6-1

Marta Barajas/Italia Rodriguez (Riverside) d Collete Larvik/Emily Wilson (La Grande) 6-1, 6-0


Abby Colby/Kyrsten Smith (Condon) d Paola Carmona/Gabriela Inguez (Irrigon) 8-3

Colette Larvik/Emily Wilson (La Grande) d Grace Ogden/Haylie Peterson (Ione) 8-2

5th Place

Abby Colby/Kyrsten Smith (Condon) d Colette Larvik/Emily Wilson (La Grande) 8-5

Semi Finals

Brenda Ramirez/Elise Seals (Vale) d Maya Smith/Olivia Jacoby (Baker) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Kailey McGourty/Jessi Arriola (Vale) d Italia Rodriguez (Riverside) 6-3, 6-2

3rd/4th Place

Marta Barajas/Italia Rodriguez (Riverside) d Maya Smith/Olivia Jacoby (Baker) 6-3, 7-5

1st/2nd Place

Brenda Ramirez/Elise Seals (Vale) d Kailey McGourty/Jessi Arriola 6-3, 3-6, 7-5

Boys Singles

First Round

Dawson Richards (Nyssa) d Pablo Arellano (Stanfield) 6-0, 6-2

Dallin Berg (Ontario) d Anthony Standley (Irrigon) 6-2, 6-2

Daniel Cunningham (Baker) d Creed Russell (Stanfield)

Trinidad Mendoza (Riverside) d Braxton Bair 6-4, 6-3


Anthony Standley (Irrigon) d Pablo Arellano (Stanfield) 8-5

Braxton Bair (Vale) d Creed Russell (Stanfield) 8-1

5th Place

Anthony Standley (Irrigon) d Braxton Bair (Vale) 8-3

Semi Finals

Dawson Richards (Nyssa) d Dallin Berg (Ontario) 7-5, 1-6, 6-4

Daniel Cunningham (Baker) d Trinidad Mendoza (Riverside) 6-1, 6-2

3rd/4th Place

Dallin Berg (Ontario) d Trinida Mendoza (Riverside) 6-0, 6-1

1st/2nd Place

Dawson Richards (Nyssa) d Daniel Cunningham (Baker) 6-3, 6-1

Boys Doubles

First Round

Luke McGourty/John Wolfe (Vale) d Jesus Arellano-Madera/Alexis Carrillo (Stanfield) 6-0, 6-1

Spencer Romans/Howie Rushton (Nyssa) d Eduardo Barrera/Braden Carnine (Condon) 6-2, 6-2

Koda Alvarez/Marcus Grimaldo (Four Rivers) d Sean Molina/Jose Gomez (McLoughlin) 6-1, 6-1

Ulises Armenta/Lynkin McLeod (Umatilla) d Jared Halley/Eduardo Navarro-Ramirez (Ontario) 6-7, 6-4, 6-1


Eduardo Barrera/Braden Carnine (Condon) d Jesus Arellano-Madera/Alexis Carrillo (Stanfield)

Jared Halley/Eduardo Navarro-Ramirez (Ontario) d Sean Molina/Jose Gomez (McLoughlin)

5th Place

Jared Halley/Eduardo Navarro-Ramirez (Ontario) d Eduardo Barrera/Braden Carnine (Condon) 8-4

Semi Finals

Luke McGourty/John Wolfe (Vale) d Spencer Romans/Howie Rushton (Nyssa) 7-5, 6-4

Koda Alvarez/Marcus Grimaldo (Four Rivers) d Ulises Armenta/Lynkin McLeod (Umatilla) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3

3rd/4th Place

Ulises Armenta/Lynkin McLeod (Umatilla) d Spencer Romans/Howie Rushton (Nyssa) 6-3, 6-4

1st/2nd Place

Luke McGourty/John Wolfe (Vale) d Koda Alvarez/Marcus Grimaldo (Four Rivers) 6-2, 6-3

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