South Salem lost their first league match of the season against McMinnville Friday afternoon, 2-6. Despite being short 8 varsity players who were at the DECA International Championships, the Saxon women (8-1 GVC, 8-2 overall) received strong performances from all 12 competitors today. Three of the matches came down to 3rd set tiebreakers, McMinnville proving victorious in two.
Kate Paluska (12) and Amy Edelblute (10) notched wins for the Saxons at 1 and 4 singles, respectively.
Hannah Hersh and Maris Love both played in their first varsity matches today resulting in a Varsity Letter for both players.
The Saxons host West Salem on Monday in a battle of one-loss teams. The match starts at 4PM at Salem Tennis and Swim Club.