Girls tennis team beats two Valley League opponents

Amanda Massey returns a serve against Serra. She won eight sets last week against Serra, Oceanside and Valley Center.  Sentinel photo/Bill Tamburrino
Amanda Massey returns a serve against Serra. She won eight sets last week against Serra, Oceanside and Valley Center. Sentinel photo/Bill Tamburrino

By Bill Tamburrino

Coach Doug Failla’s Bulldog girls tennis team  had a great week, winning three matches as they beat Serra in a non-league tilt and then beat two Valley League opponents.

The Lady Dawgs are now 5-4 overall and have three wins in the Valley League.

Ramona’s singles players set the pace in the 14-4 non-league victory over Serra High School. The Lady Bulldogs took eight of nine points while dominating the Conquistadors.

Dayna Lake cruised through the competition by posting scores of 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0 from her spot as the number one singles player. Amanda Massey also won three sets in impressive fashion by going 6-1, 6-2 and 6-0. Jessie Mosser won two sets. Mosser lost a hard fought set to Serra’s number one player 5-7 and then posted scores of 6-0 and 6-0.

Rebecca Vaca and Lauren Dunker won two team points by going 4-6, 6-0 and 6-1 from their number one spot in doubles action. Taylor Jennings and Cassidy Owens went 0-6, 6-2 and 6-1 to take two team points. Kacie Jordan and Bre Frandsen finished the match by going 1-6, 7-5 and 6-2.

The long trip to Oceanside ended with a happy ride home as Ramona beat the Pirates 17-1 in a Valley League match.

The doubles teams took all nine sets to ensure the victory. Vaca and Dunker served a menu of bagels as they went 6-0 in all three of their sets. Jennings and Owens served some bagels too as they went 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0. Ellen Douglas and Kelly Gallagher teamed up for a 6-0 set and then Gallagher joined Frandsen to win two more sets with scores of 6-0 and 6-1.

Lake won three team points with scores of 6-0, 6-0 and 6-3. Massey won three sets by posting scores of 6-0, 6-1 and 6-4. Mosser had a solid outing by going 6-3, 6-0 and 3-6.

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Jessie Mosser serves against Serra at Riviera Oaks. Sentinel photo/Bill Tamburrino

The girls from the Valley of the Sun finished the week by posting a Valley League victory over Valley Center 16-2.

Five athletes won eight of nine of the singles points. Lake served up two bagels going 6-0 and 6-0 before Douglas took over and posted a 6-4 victory. Massey won two sets by going 6-1 and 6-3. Emily Hansen then came in and played well in a 4-6 set. Mosser won three team points with scores of 6-0, 6-1 and then won a tough 7-5 set.

The doubles teams also took eight team points. Vaca and Dunker cruised to three sets by going 6-1, 6-0 and 6-1. Jennings and Owens also experienced little difficulty by posting scores of 6-1, 6-1 and 6-0. Frandsen and Gallagher played very well by going 6-2 and then losing a tight set 5-7 and finished by winning a tie breaker 7-6.

   
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