Story and photos by Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director
The Lady Cougars tennis program has now won in four of its last five outings, including back-to-back home victories, after defeating conference opponent Victor Valley College 8-1 on Thursday.
Canyons (5-3, 5-1) currently sits second in the Western State Conference (WSC) standings, trailing only first place Santa Barbara City College (9-1, 7-0). COC has had two non-conference matches cancelled and a conference match vs. Bakersfield postponed due to inclement weather.
At Thursday match, COC head coach Patty LaBat's squad won all but one singles match. Victor Valley forfeited points in the sixth singles match and third doubles pairing due to a roster shortage.
Full match results are listed below:
1. Una Stanisavljevic (COC) defeats Abby Corey (VVC) — 6-1, 6-3
2. Marisa Wambolt (COC) defeats Gabby Padilla (VVC) — 6-2, 6-1
3. Nicole Villarta (COC) defeats Vanessa Hundric (VVC) — 6-0, 6-1
4. Celeste Hernandez (COC) defeats Lolli Gonzalez (VVC) — 6-0, 6-0
5. Calista Lian (COC) lost to Linda Luna (VVC) — 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
6. Seleste Sakato defeats (VVC) – forfeit/incomplete roster
1. Sakato/Stanisavljevic (COC) defeats Corey/Padilla (VVC) — 8-2
2. Villarta/Wambolt (COC) defeats Hundric/Gonzalez (VVC) — 8-1
3. Hernandez/Lian defeats (VVC) — forfeit/incomplete roster
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