Bailey Bell
PHS sophomore Bailey Bell defeated her counterpart from Molalla at No. 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0. (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

The Philomath High School girls tennis team dropped a match at home to district opponent Molalla on Thursday afternoon, 5-3.

The Warriors posted victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, and No. 4 doubles.

Sophomore Bailey Bell continues to shut out opponents with another 6-0, 6-0 victory, this time over Molalla’s Rubie Burge. Freshman Adele Beckstead posted another win with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Molalla’s Ansley Nix.

Philomath had a close match at No. 3 singles but came up just short with Daniella Carlisle’s 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 loss to Molalla’s Kylie Smith.

Sophomore Abigail Workman and freshman Ava Simmons had the team’s lone doubles victory with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 win over Jessi Langendorfer and Emily Rountree.

The team is scheduled to play on Tuesday at home against Sisters.