Girls’ tennis remains undefeated with victory over Westridge

Photo by Andres Oyaga
Staff Photographer

The varsity girls’ tennis team secured an easy victory over Westridge on Tuesday, September 11, defeating the Tigers by a score of 14-4. With the win, the team maintains their undefeated preseason record of 6-0-1.

The girls’ singles team stumbled slightly in their victory over Westridge, dropping the only four sets of the match. Singles one, senior Shannon Huang, dispatched Westridge with scores of 6-1 and 6-3 in her first two sets, but struggled to overcome the play of her third opponent, losing 6-4. Sophomore Carissa Park, singles two, lost her first two sets 7-6 and 6-0, but succeeded in shutting down her final opponent 6-0. Although she lost in her final set, senior Rachel Park also picked up two smooth sets by scores of 6-0 and 6-1.

The South Pas doubles squad smashed through the Westridge Tiger’s inferior doubles lineup, failing to give up a single set. Doubles team one, sophomores Kimberly Hsueh and Olivia Reed, outhit their opponents in their first set, winning by a score of 6-2. In their second and third matches, the duo took both games in extra sets, securing two 7-5 wins. Junior Teryn Kum and sophomore Talulla Chow, doubles team two, won three sets by scores of 6-2, 6-3, and 6-4. Doubles team three, senior Sheila Li and sophomore Skylar Cornforth, found little resistance, swiftly taking one set 6-0 and an additional two with scores of 6-1.

The varsity girls will next play on Thursday, September 13, away against Mark Keppel High School.

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