October 19, 2010 > Prep girls tennis, volleyball recap
Prep girls tennis, volleyball recap
By David J. Nicolas
A doubles team decided a match between two Hayward Area Athletic League powerhouses. Moreau Catholic edged Bishop O'Dowd 4-3 at Lake Merritt College in Oakland. It was the Dragon's first loss in HAAL competition. They are 8-1.
Jennifer Budd of Bishop O'Dowd defeated Jana Lee 6-0, 6-2. Nicole Dawang of Moreau Catholic beat Kristina Lorch 6-4, 7-5. Moreau Catholic's Lisa Wilson earned a win against Tori Beverly 6-0, 7-5.
Bishop O'Dowd's Zoe Karanfilian and Justine Angeles defeated Delani Dumpit and Gabby Blanco 7-5, 6-4. Eleanor Labarbera and Marissa Phelan of Moreau Catholic beat Megan Crayton and Xoni Chrys 6-3, 6-4. Vergara and Tricia Dones lost to Bishop O'Dowd's Sonia Rodrigues and Trinity Wardle of Bishop O'Dowd 6-4, 6-4.
The Mariners improve to 7-2 against HAAL opponents.
Milpitas swept Santa Clara in its early-week match. Cupertino lost to Milpitas 2-5. Milpitas improves its overall record to 11-5.
Newark Memorial was swept on its home courts by Irvington. Irvington's Sarena Bui beat Ashley Xa 6-2, 6-1. Aparna Dhinakaran defeated Newark's Ashley Steele 6-2, 6-2. Evangel Penumaka lost to Congrui Lin of Irvington 6-1, 6-1. Newark's Danicka Roldan was defeated by Tanveer Malhi 6-0, 6-3.
Irvington's Vida Bao and Jamie Lagman were the winners against Sonam Babu and Tammy Nguyen in a set that ended 6-0, 6-0. Mane Ohanyan-Shilpa Sharma beat Newark's Karinna Felix and Megan Bravo 6-1, 6-2. Irvington's Heta Patel and Abigail Gracia beat Henna Bianchini-Mirium Arteaga 6-2, 6-2.
Mission San Jose retained its perfect record against Mission Valley Athletic League opponents by winning against Irvington 6-1. Mission's Leslie Chan won against Sarena Bui 6-0, 6-1. Audrey Huang beat Irvington's Aparna Dhinakaran 6-0, 6-1. Irvington's Congrui Lin lost to Sarbanari Bhahacharjee 6-2, 6-3. Raashi Goyal of Mission won against Tanveer Malhi 6-4, 6-1.
Mission's Dora Do and Elizabeth Av earned a win against Vida Bao and Sarina Utamsing 6-3, 6-3. Sohana Kribakaran and Sonia Fan were winners against Irvington's Mane Ohanyan-Shilpa Sharma 6-3, 6-3. Aneestra Desav and Indu Subbaraj lost against Abigail Garcia-Jamie Lagman def. M 3-6,6-1,7-6 (7-4).
Irvington is now 4-3 in league play.
American went 1-1 in its matches last week. Washington (11-5 overall, 4-1 MVAL) swept the Eagles 3-0 on the Eagles' home court. But American bounced back in its second match of the week against Kennedy, beating the Titans 25-20, 25-19, 25-18. This win snapped American's four-game losing streak. The team is now 10-6 overall and 3-4 against MVAL teams.
Kennedy also lost to Mission San Jose 13-25, 15-25, 20-25, 10-25. This was Kennedy's 11th consecutive loss and seventh straight loss against MVAL opponents. The team is winless against league teams this season.
Mission San Jose is 4-3 in league and 7-8 overall.
Irvington swept New Memorial 3-0. Irvington moves to a 14-3 overall and 5-1 against MVAL teams. The Vikings have won four of the last five matches.
Castro Valley of Hayward Athletic League went 2-0 last week. The team defeated Arroyo 3-1 and swept Tennyson 3-0. Castro Valley improved its HAAL record to 6-2 and its overall record to 12-7.
Moreau Catholic lost its first match of the week to Bishop O'Dowd 0-3. The Mariners swept San Lorenzo 3-0 later in the week.
Hayward was swept by San Leandro 12-25, 10-25, 15-25. San Leandro also won its second match against Mt. Eden 25-18, 25-18, 25-14. San Leandro is 10-8 overall and 5-3 against HAAL teams.