Manteca dropped two singles competitions but still overpowered Kimball of Tracy 7-2 during Thursday’s Valley Oak League match in Tracy.
Manteca’s No. 1 singles player Liz Dias and its No. 6 singles player Allison Rachels both lost in straight sets against Kimball’s Kylie Moxley and Lisa Bourgesis, respectively.
Sealy McAdams (6-3, 6-2), Elizabeth Tolbert (6-3, 6-2), Julia Saling (6-2, 5-7, 10-2) and Fechi Nkwocha (7-6, (7-2), 6-2) picked up Manteca’s four other singles points. In doubles action, the Buffaloes’ No. 1 tandem of Ashlee Miller and Kaitlyn Hoeyer picked up a 6-1, 6-1 victory.
Alondra Avila and Jasmine Ellington tallied a 6-1, 6-3 win in the No. 2 doubles slot, while Haylee Both and Monique Sandhu (No. 3 doubles) earned a 7-5, 6-2 victory.
The Buffaloes (5-0 in league, 8-3 overall) will make up a match with Sonora on Monday, followed by a home match against Oakdale, who Manteca is currently in a first-place tie with.
East Union 8, W. Ranch 1
Weston Ranch’s No. 2 doubles tandem of Kim Valladeres and Jasmeen Sembhe helped their squad avoid a shutout against host East Union.
Valladeres and Sembhe picked up a straight-set, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Tabatha Barrington and Astrid Hernandez of The Ranch.
East Union swept the rest of the matches with ease.
Brooke Niendorf, Maddie Yslava, Deanna Baker, Olivia Velzadenos, Araceli Gonzalez and Nayeli Del Real earned the Lancers’ six singles points.
Mandi Roberts and Marissa Moreno picked up EU’s No. 2 singles point with a 6-4, 7-5 victory, while Fabiola Magana and Jasmine Kent rounded out the total with a win out of the No. 3 doubles slot.
Sierra 9, Lathrop 0
Sierra’s No. 1 singles player Anna Cardenas was the only member of the T’Wolves who didn’t win in straight sets during its shutout.
Cardenas knocked off Cruz Hernandez of Lathrop in three, 4-6, 6-0, 10-3.
Annie Banks (No. 2), Simran Thind (No. 3), Claire Banks (No. 4), Megan Carbiener (No. 5) and Hannah Goe (No. 6) all earned two-set victories during singles play.
Sierra’s three doubles squads finished the sweep by nearly shutting out Lathrop across the board – aside from one set that was 6-1.