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Manteca shuts out Cougars; pivotal match with Sierra next

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POSTED October 3, 2012 12:47 a.m.

The Manteca Buffaloes did their part in setting up a showdown later in the week with Sierra High, destroying the Weston Ranch Cougars 9-0 Tuesday in Valley Oak League action.

The Buffaloes (9-0, 12-2 overall) got tremendous play from No. 1 singles player Rosa Zou. Zou reeled off a perfect 6-0, 6-0 win over her opponent to set the tone for Manteca. Teammate Adaeze Nkwocha was as impressive, winning in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 too.

Both Weley Lin (6-1, 6-2) and Jenny Yu (6-2, 6-2) earned in singles wins as well.

Manteca’s doubles tandems were also perfect in the match, getting a 6-0, 6-0 win from Kaile Hunt and Liz Diaz, while Elizabeth Tolber and Katie Inderbitzin earned a victory in the only match to be decided in a tie breaker, winning 6-0, 2-6 and 10-1. Julie Saling and Sealy Madams were victorious in a 6-0, 6-1 win.

The Buffaloes will meet up with Sierra Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at home.


Sierra 9, Sonora 0

With the VOL schedule winding down, Sierra assured itself another worthwhile shot at the undefeated Manteca Buffaloes with a one-sided victory over the Sonora Wildcats Tuesday.

Vannida Nguyen was perfect again with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Stephanie Hart, while teammates Naomi Nunis (6-1, 6-0), Anna Cardenas (6-2, 6-1), Annie Banks (6-4, 6-2) and Rosie Reynolds (6-1, 6-0) all earned victories in singles.

Brenda Padilla and Emma Hunter teamed up for a 6-2, 6-2 doubles win, and Barbara Baxter and Kelsey Wells won 6-1, 6-1. Liana Bassett and Simran Thind earned a disqualification win.

Sierra will travel across town Thursday in hopes of handing the undefeated Manteca Buffaloes their first loss of the VOL season.

Matches are set to begin at 3 p.m.

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