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October 26, 2010 > Prep tennis, volleyball recap

Prep tennis, volleyball recap

By David J. Nicolas

Moreau Catholic High School earned its ninth victory against Hayward Area Athletic League teams when it defeated Arroyo 6-1 at Hidden Hills Health and Racquet Club in Hayward. Mariners' singles players, Jana Lee, Nicole Dawang, Lisa Wilson and LeiAhn Drake, beat their Arroyo counterparts without giving up a set. Lee won 6-0, 6-0 against Diano Ho. Dawang defeated Sarah Tekawa 6-1, 6-1. Stephanie Chuc lost to Wilson 6-3, 6-2. Drake earned a 6-3, 6-2 win against Kimmane Pagdanganan.

Arroyo doubles players Tiffany Chang and Waiman Tran put their team on the board by defeating Delani Dumpit and Gabby Blanco 6-2, 6-1. Eleanor Labarbera and Marissa Phelan of Moreau Catholic beat Janet Mo and Amanda Robinson 6-0, 6-2. Ashley Ma and Francesca Rebosura won against Michelle Chang and Joana Juan 6-4, 6-4.

The Oct. 21 match between Tennyson and Moreau Catholic was suspended because of rain. Moreau Catholic led 4-1. The teams will resume two unfinished singles matches this week.

American is 11-7 overall and 4-5 in the Mission Valley Athletic League after splitting its matches against Irvington and Newark Memorial. On Tuesday Irvington swept American 3-0. Newark later fell into American's hands as the Eagles earned a win in a tight 3-2 match on October 21.

Irvington has a 16-3 overall record and is 7-1 against MVAL teams. Its win against American was its fifth consecutive victory. The Vikings host Washington (13-5 overall, 6-1 MVAL) on Oct. 26. Washington comes into Irvington with three straight wins against its three previous opponents who were all MVAL teams.

John F. Kennedy went 0-2 last week. James Logan overcame the Titans in five sets (25-17, 22-25, 25-8, 23-25, 15-10). Kennedy also fell to Washington 0-3. Kennedy is 2-15 overall and 0-9 in league. Logan improves to 8-9 overall and 5-3 in the MVAL.

Mission San Jose continued its winning ways by beating Newark Memorial 3-1. This was its third straight win. Mission is now 5-8 overall and 4-3 against league opponents. Newark Memorial is 10-11 overall and 2-6 in the MVAL.

Arroyo lost 11-25, 25-22, 8-25, 11-25 against Moreau Catholic last Tuesday in HAAL play. Moreau Catholic also swept Tennyson 3-0 in its second match of the week. The Mariners are 17-3 overall and 9-1 in the HAAL. They will face Castro Valley on Oct. 26 at home.

San Leandro defeated Tennyson 25-12, 25-6, 25-7. Tennyson is winless against league teams (0-7) and it has a 0-13 overall record.

The Pirates were defeated by Bishop O'Dowd 18-25, 12-25, 11-25. The Dragons also beat Castro Valley 3-1. Bishop O'Dowd is 18-11 overall and 10-0 against HAAL teams and has won four of its last five matches. The Dragons will face San Lorenzo on Oct. 26. San Lorenzo lost to Bishop O'Dowd 0-3 last September.

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