Kelso’s Kamaile Correa serves the ball during the girls singles final at the 3A district tennis tournament at Club Green Meadows on Saturday, May 14, 2022. (Tim Martinez/The Columbian)
And having a teammate who is used to running around soccer fields was big help, especially as the match stretched into the third set.
“I have a lot of endurance from soccer, so it’s easier for me to stay into it and not get super-duper tired,” Frost said. “In soccer, I’ve been down in the second half and we’ve come back to score in the last two minutes of the game to win. So I sort of had that mentality. We can come back and win this.”
The singles bracket had a bigger upset take the district title as No. 5 seed Kamaile Correa beat top-seeded Betty To of Evergreen 7-6, 6-2 in the semifinals, then beat No. 2 seed Susan Hong of Mountain View 6-2, 6-1 in the final.
Over 4A girls tennis district tournament at the Vancouver Tennis Center, it was dominated by Camas and the Kerker sisters in particular.
Freshman Hailey Kerker swept past teammate Emma Loucks, a senior, 6-0, 6-0 to win the singles title.
In doubles, freshman Taryn Kerker and senior Jace Moriki beat Union’s Ina Ding and Lana Saepraseuth for the title 6-2, 6-3.