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Vikings’ tennis team runs record to 5-0

Staff reports

The South Tahoe High girls’ tennis team won its first match on its new courts Tuesday, defeating Damonte Ranch 14-4.

Cassandra Marin won three singles matches, losing only three games in the process, and Rebecca Roberts and Maggie Lee added two singles wins as the Vikings ran their record to 5-0.

“They did a fantastic job today,” said STHS coach Jenny Clark. “We were able to play all of our alternates due to the starting team.”

Doubles teams Angel Aquino and Marriela Penollar and Amanda and Emily Rives won both of their matches.

The South Tahoe boys’ tennis team also won on Tuesday, beating Damonte Ranch 12-6 in Reno.

Despite dropping five of the nine singles matches, South Tahoe earned its fourth win in five matches by nearly sweeping doubles play. South Tahoe’s top-two doubles teams remained unbeaten on the season with each delivering three more wins on Tuesday.

Colton Marchesseault and Kolton Van Pelt swept their three matches, losing only four games. Teammates Grant Jones and Gregory Baghdikian did the same, dropping just three games.

The boys play host to Douglas on Thursday, while the girls travel to Minden to tangle with the Tigers.

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