Ephrata Tigers

YAKIMA – Ephrata Tennis had high hopes of advancing players deep into postseason play when the Tigers took to the courts for the first round of the District 5/6 2A Tennis Tournament Thursday at West Valley High School.

But the ball didn't bounce their way often enough and Ephrata only has one girl’s doubles team and one boys’ single and doubles team in the semifinal rounds Saturday.

First doubles Demi Brekhus and Teighan Moore have moved on for the Lady Tigers. Tiger Boys’ singles player Michael Novitskiy and first doubles Stenn Monson and Garner Sears will also be looking to nail down a berth to State.