West 6, Stagg 3
West High’s tennis team clinched a spot in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs with a 6-3 win over Stagg on Monday. West is 5-4 in the Tri-City Athletic League season and assured of third place after St. Mary’s and Tokay, with one more match against Edison on Tuesday. West will begin playoffs with a match at Lincoln High on Monday, Oct. 31.
West won three of the six singles matches. Emma Bell beat Xiomara Urbina 6-0, 6-0; Regina Pacheco beat Wang Xiong 6-0, 6-0; and Chloe Pounds beat Megan Gaitan 6-1, 6-2.
West won all three doubles matches. Ashley Phillips and Allie Bettencourt beat Megan Garza and Chao Xiong 1-6, 6-2, 6-3; Arianne Coleto and Abby Sevilla beat Thuy Tran and Diane Doan 6-1, 6-2; and Coleen Andrada and Shanan Sahota beat Angel Lan and Tina Keopaseuth 6-2, 6-1.
Wins for Stagg were: Claudette Caceras beat Jessica Diaz 6-0, 6-3; Lynzie Vang beat Jessica Anastasio 7-5, 6-1; and Deisy Tostado beat Julie Schobey 6-2, 6-3.
Tracy High singles player Chiara Adamo finished as the runner-up in the San Joaquin Athletic Association championship tournament Friday at In-Shape, Marina, sports club in Stockton. She and Hanna Litton of Lincoln High played in the final, with Litton winning it 6-2, 6-1.
They will both advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I individual tournament on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Brenda Athletic Club in Turlock.
Tracy High’s doubles team of Rebecca Reinin and Cassidy Dolstra got as far as the semifinals in Friday’s tournament. They won their first match against Bear Creek’s number-one team 10-1 and beat Lodi’s number-three team 10-2. They lost in two sets to Lodi’s number-one team in the semifinals, 2-6, 2-6.
Also playing on Friday was Tracy’s doubles team of Keara O’Brien and Maisy Green. They started with a 10-1 win over Franklin’s number-three team, and then lost to Lodi’s number-one doubles team 10-1. Tracy’s Aubrey Boehm and Camille McDaniel beat Chavez’ number-one team 10-4, and then lost to Lincoln’s number-one team 10-8.
Adamo won three matches on Thursday during the singles competition, including 10-1 wins over players from Lincoln and Franklin to get to the semifinal match against Lodi’s number-one player, Audrey Simon. They went all three sets, with Adamo winning it 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Also on Thursday, Tracy’s Rebecca Reinin won the consolation final. She started with a loss to her Lodi opponent, and then beat an opponent from Bear Creek to face Lincoln’s Marissa Harsett, and won that match 10-9 (3)
Tracy’s Cassidy Dolstra beat her first opponent from Bear Creek 10-2, and then lost to Lodi 8-10.
Next up for the Tracy team will be the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I team playoffs. Tracy gets a bye in the first round, and will begin play on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Turlock High.
Tokay 5, West 4
West High’s tennis team took a loss on Friday in a make-up game against Tokay.
Wins for West include: Emma Bell beat Maddy Gaddy 6-2, 6-1; Regina Pacheco won her first set against Alexa Abdallah 6-2, and then had a 1-0 lead in the second set when Abdallah had to withdraw because of injury; Jessica Diaz beat Emma Brink 7-6 (7-3), 6-3; and Abby Sevilla and Shanan Sahota beat Bailey Stone and Kiana Fernandez 3-6, 6-4, 10-2.
Wins for Tokay were: Maya Hastings beat Veronica Perez 3-6, 6-2, 10-8; Anna Vigueras beat Chloe Pounds 6-1, 6-0; Hope Carmichael beat Jessica Anastasio 2-6, 6-1, 10-8; Maryann Qumar and Sydney Correa beat Julie Schobey and Ashley Phillips 6-1, 6-3; and Allie Chandler and Mira Solanki beat Allie Bettencourt and Arianne Coleto 6-2, 6-3.
St. Mary’s 9, West 0
West High’s tennis team took a loss on Wednesday to St. Mary’s at West High to put West at 4-3, and leave St. Mary’s undefeated. West plays Tokay on Friday at home and Stagg on Monday in Stockton.
St. Mary’s won all of the singles matches as Christiana Ferrari beat Emma Bell 6-2, 6-0; Elizabeth Stevens beat Regina Pacheco 6-2, 6-2; Lindsey Williams beat Jessica Diaz 6-2, 6-0; Kate Precessi beat Veronica Perez 6-1, 6-2; McKenna Wilkinson beat Jessica Anastasio 6-0, 6-0; and Erica Arnold beat Chloe Pounds 6-2, 6-7 (5-7) 10-4.
St. Mary’s also swept the doubles as Sam Shue and Sierra Zeiter beat Ashley Phillips and Julie Schobey 6-2, 6-0; Dakota Valensin and Nina Garibald beat Allie Bettencourt and Abby Sevilla 6-0, 6-0; and the Rams’ number-three doubles team beat Arianne Coleto and Coleen Andrada 6-3, 6-3