ATHENA - Weston-McEwen's tennis players took their first team win of the season against Ione here Thursday.
The boys and girls both won 3-2.
In No. 1 singles, TigerScot Colby McKague lost 8-1 to Ione's Germano Argueno.
"He lost to one of the top two kids in our district," W-M coach Danny Sanchez said.
McKague and Daniel Winn lost to R.J. Ramos and Johan Morlin, 8-0. The Ione doubles team is strong, Sanchez said.
"They're one of the top four teams in the district," he said. "Those were good losses."
The girls had two singles wins and one doubles loss to Ione. Laura Allesle Samantha Moorehouse had the singles wins, and Melissa Huskey and Shyanne Albee won in doubles.
"The girls are improving every day," Sanchez said.
Weston-McEwen's boys travel to Hermiston and the girls to Stanfield Saturday for a league tournament.
"The tournament this Saturday will be a true test," he said.
SINGLES - Germano Argueno (Io) def. Kolby McKajue (WM) 8-1; Daniel Winn (WM) def. Bruce McMinn (Io) 8-0; Logan McDowell (WM) def. Sehyun Kim (Io) 8-2.
DOUBLES - R.J. Ramos/Johan Morlin (Io) def. Kolby and Daniel, 8-0; Josh Lambert/Pierson Paul (WM) def. Bruce and Kim 8-4.
SINGLES - Laura Allesle (WM) def. Vanessa Ziliani 8-4; Elizabeth Braten (Io) def. Melissa Huskey (WM) 8-4; Samantha Moorehouse (WM) def. Suzanne Fisher (Io) 8-2.
DOUBLES - Lacey Wagner/Julia Meyer (Io) def. Presley Paul/Shyanne Albee 8-5; Melissa Huskey/Albee def. Kylee Vamsdale/Daisy Victorio 8-6.