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East Union nets 2nd VOL victory
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East Union’s girls tennis team relied on its depth to upend visiting Kimball on Tuesday.

The Lancers were able to make up for losses in the Nos. 1-3 singles matches in the 6-3 victory to improve to 2-3 in the Valley Oak League.

Jenna Zuniga (6-1, 6-2), Deanna Baker (6-3, 7-6 [6-3]) and Marissa Moreno (6-4, 6-4) won in straight sets at No. 4, 5 and 6 singles, respectively.

Araceli Gonzales battled valiantly against Kimball’s No. 2 Viel Salganino but ultimately fell, 4-6, 4-6 (5-10).  Ellen Chang squeaked out a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 win over East Union’s Mandi Roberts in the only match that went to a third set. Kylie Moxley topped Maddie Yslava 6-1, 6-0 in the No. 1 contest.

Alexis Phillips and Fabiola Magana cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Jagroop Kaur and Tiffany Dequit in the No. 1 doubles match. Haley Swingler and Vanessa Hamilton won, 6-2, 6-3. Matarin Lee and Natalie Karim completed the doubles sweep with a 6-1, 7-5 triumph.

The Lancers head to Weston Ranch on Thursday.

Manteca 9, Lathrop 0

In Lathrop, the Buffaloes (4-1) had little trouble in vanquishing the home team, losing just 17 of the 125 games played.

The No. 1 singles contest was the most competitive, with Manteca’s Elizabeth Tolbert defeating Jaynah Palma, 6-3, 6-2. Sealy McAdams (6-0, 6-1), Julia Saling (6-1, 6-2), Allison Rachels (6-1, 6-0), Fechi Nkwocha (6-0, 6-1) and Katie Inderbitzin (6-0, 6-0) made quick work of their opponents.

Kaitlyn Hoyer/Alondra Avila (6-2, 6-0), Stefania Mercado/Koryn Menasco (6-1, 6-2) and Rubel Dehal/Gladis Sandoval (6-0, 6-1) were winners in doubles play.

Manteca returns home for its next match Thursday when it takes on Kimball.

Oakdale 7, Sierra 2

At Sierra, Simran Thind beat Carley Newbill 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 2 singles match, while Claire Banks dispatched Danika Brown 6-0, 6-2 at No. 3 for the Timberwolves’ only points.

Sierra (2-3) next travels to Lathrop.