Girls doubles teams double down
Mira Costa Varsity defeats Los Alamitos 17-1
Mira Costa’s girls tennis team began the first week of play during the pandemic by defeating Los Alamitos at home, 17-1. Playing singles this week for the Mustangs were juniors Haily Huynh, Ella Lokier, and Allson Cronk, senior Parker Armstrong and junior Katie Mitchell. The singles player combined for 8 wins and 1 loss.
Playing doubles Kacey Feng (Sr)/Sydney Vo (Jr.), Maily Huynh (Fr)/Ella Davis (Jr.), Lucy Fiorito (Sr.)/Mia Sampson (Jr), and Ella D (Jr.)/Isabella Nelson (Jr.)
The doubles teams were nine for nine.
The JV squad had more of a battle, but won 10-8. In the final round, Haily Racunas and Audrey Soderlund pulled off a 7-6 breaker win. Then, with one match left, Skyla Kallis pulled off a comeback 7-6 win, after being down 1-4.
Playing singles for the JVs were Skyla Kallis (Fr), Ashna Patel (Fr), Charlotte Zaumeyer (Soph), Ava Nichols (Fr).
Playing doubles for the JVs were Bridget Ballentine (Fr)/Channelle Kazamek (Soph), Nicole Macias(Soph)/Kaitlyn McComb(Soph), Marlowe Hutter (Fr)/Lily Mitchell (Fr), Haily Racunas (Fr)/Audrey Soderlund (Jr).
Mira Costa Defeats Long Beach Wilson 13-5
Playing again at home, the Mustangs defeated Long Beach Wilson 13-5. Haily Huynh again led the charge as #1 singles. She went 3 and 0, giving up only 1 game in 3 sets. Rounding out the singles crew were Ella Davis, Allison Cronk, Katie Mitchell, and Parker Armstrong. Parker battled in the last round in a grueling match that saw many long and protracted groundstroke rallies, but fell 6-7.
The doubles teams again went 9-0 against a good mix of Long Beach doubles teams. Playing doubles for the Mustangs were Kacey Feng (Sr)/Sydney Vo (Jr), Maily Huynh (Fr) /Ella Lokier (Jr), Lucy Fiorito (Sr)/Mia Sampson (Jr), Kacey Feng (Sr)/Isabella Nelson (Jr). ER
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