High School Roundup

SEAL BEACH — Newport Harbor High senior Mindy Wheeler and junior Megan Bathen won the league doubles title Monday, defeating a duo from Los Alamitos, 3-6, 6-4, 10-4 to pace the Sailors.

Wheeler and Bathen, seeded No. 2 after finishing runner-up last year, handled Sarah Edwards and Sofia Bott in the final after the Los Al duo had upset the top-seeded Tars duo of Christina and Robin Young.

Wheeler and Bathen finish 31-0 against Sunset League competition.

The Young sisters finished third in the doubles event.

In singles, Newport Harbor sophomore Natalie Cernius, the No. 3 seed, lost to top-seeded Sarah Stadfelt of Edison, 6-1, 6-1, in the final.

Cernius upset teammate Blake Bakkila the No. 2 seed, 6-3, 3-6, 10-8, in the semifinals.

Newport Harbor freshman Anna Radeva, who lost to Stadfelt in the semifinals, finished third when Bakkila sprained an ankle in the third-place match and retired.

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