The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (6-3, 2-1 in conference) swept through doubles competition and controlled the singles in its 8-1 win on Tuesday at Mesa Community College.

Kari Emery (Flowing Wells HS) had to fight back in her match but she was able to defeat Madison Porter in the third- set tiebreaker 4-6, 6-2, 10-6 in the No. 2 singles match. Along with doubles partner Helen Altieri, they shut out Julia Marcenco and Savannah Skarda in the No. 1 doubles match 8-0. Altieri went on to beat Marcenco at No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-2.

Julienne Cananea (Bradshaw Mountain HS) and Helena Meyer (Nogales HS) fought hard to win the No. 3 doubles match 8-5. Cananea won her No. 5 singles match 6-1, 6-3. Torie Wake (Long Peak HS) and Amy Beeston (Lehi HS) won their No. 2 doubles match 8-3. Wake won her No. 3 singles match 6-4, 6-2. Vivian Pierson (Catalina HS) won her No. 6 singles match 6-2, 6-3.

The Aztecs will be in Los Angeles for the California Tournament on Mar. 11-14.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.