The Yosemite High girls tennis team, after placing second in the North Sequoia League title, were knocked out by Bakersfield West in the second round of the Central Section D-III playoffs on Oct. 24.
The team advanced to the second round after beating Madera High 6-2 on Oct. 19 in the first round.
The Badgers lost to Bakersfield West 8-1, with the sole win coming from the team’s No. 2 player Maddie Sloas, beating her opponent 6-4, 6-2.
Yosemite players that lost their marchers were No.1 Lauren Wharton (6-3, 6-2), Kendall Miller lost (6-2, 6-0), Boston Thome (6-3, 6-0), Ashley Tune (6-1, 5-7, 10-6 in tie breaker), Rachel Baker (6-4, 7-9, 9-7 in tie breaker), lost 4/6 tie breaker second set was 9/7 and tiebreak to decide the match was 8/10.
All three of Yosemite’s doubles teams, Wharton-Miller, Sloas-Thome, and Lodge-Wade lost their matches.
The doubles teams of Wharton-Sloas, and Thome-Tune participated in the doubles tournament at Buchanan on Oct. 27.
Wharton and Sloas won their first match (6-2, 6-3) against a team from Sunnyside and lost in their second match (6-1, 6-2) to a Clovis North team.
Thome and Tune lost their first match to Bullard (2-6, 6-4, 3-6).
The team was coached by Aaron Eames, assisted by Phillip Standefer.