Prep roundup: Kwon wins battle of Camas freshmen for title

Prairie's Baba sisters win doubles title at 3A district tennis



The singles championship match at the Class 3A district girls tennis tournament was an all-Camas affair … and an all-freshman affair.

Freshman Esther Kwon beat teammate Jen Lewis 6-1, 6-2 to capture the girls singles title Saturday at Club Green Meadows.

Kwon dropped only six game in four matches en route to a district title.

The district tournament is not over for Lewis, who will meet Columbia River’s Jayne Piboonvaranggoon on Monday to determine second place.

In doubles, the Prairie sisters tandem of Akari and Shiori Baba captured the district championship with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Columbia River’s Julie Piboonvaranggoon and Myra Lukens.

On Monday, River’s Camille Mitchell and Sarah Case will face Mountain View’s Emily Raivio and Milla Benedetti in the consolation bracket final. The winner will face Piboonvaranggon and Lukens for second place.

The outcome of Monday’s matches will help determine the team champion, which is a tight battle between Camas and Columbia River.


Washougal 2, Aberdeen 0 — Elesey Razamovskiy had a goal and an assist to lead the Panthers to a win in the first round of the Class 2A district tournament.

Washougal will play at Tumwater on Tuesday for a berth to the 2A state tournament.

Spencer Carnera scored the other goal for the Panthers, and Caleb Howard had three saves.

North Thurston 3, Hockinson 0 — The Hawks’ Casey Turner recorded eight saves in goal as the 2A Greater St. Helens League champions were stunned in the first round of the 2A district tournament.

Hockinson, which went 12-0 in the 2A GSHL, now must win three loser-out matches on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to earn a berth to the state tournament.

The first match is Tuesday as the Hawks will host Centrala, a 1-0 loser to Mark Morris on Saturday.

La Center 1, Elma 0, PKs — The Wildcats’ got penalty kick goals from Tony Sandoval, Colton Arends, Justin Kempf and Jason Dorsey to win the shootout 4-3 and advance to the 1A district tournament.

La Center will face Seton Catholic on Monday in a winner-to-state match at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas.