Girls tennis drops match to Temple City in tiebreaker loss

Story by Katharine Florence
Staff Writer

Photo by Ella Jayasekera
Staff Photographer

Girls tennis narrowly lost to the Temple City Rams Thursday, Oct. 18. After tying 9-9, the Tigers fell in the tiebreaker, losing 72-71.

The singles squad did fairly well, winning five of nine sets. Singles one, junior captain Carissa Park, crushed all three opponents, 6-2, 6-3, and 6-1. Junior Olivia Reed and freshman Kyra Campbell also defeated Temple City’s singles three 6-0 and 6-2, respectively. 

The doubles squad also managed to pull out four sets. Doubles team one, senior Teryn Kum and junior Skylar Cornforth, capitalized on their opponents’ weaknesses, winning all three sets 6-1, 6-1, and 6-1. Doubles team two, junior Kimberly Hsueh and sophomore Stephanie Li, was only able to secure one win, 7-3.

The girls team hopes to bounce back and win on Tuesday, Oct. 22, in a home game against the San Marino Titans.

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