Riverside Earns Easy Dub against Cypress

Photo by Bobby R. Hester
Photo by Bobby R. Hester

The Riverside City College women's tennis team hit the road for the second time this week and were on the hunt for their fifth-consecutive victory. After sweeping doubles play against the Cypress College Chargers, it was smooth sailing for the Tigers as they earned a 7-2 victory.

It started at the top for the Tigers as sophomore Torrey Mateljan and Semaj Walter teamed up for the first time. They worked a hard earned 8-5 win, while freshman tandem Marvonna Vaxter and Susana Iniguez mirrored the same result as the number three doubles.

Freshman duo Samantha Treat and Jillian Stark had no issues with an easy 8-0 victory as the number two doubles team.

Treat and Stark stayed hot as they each won their match in two sets. Treat, who was the number two singles player, worked a flawless 6-0, 6-0 win, while Stark coasted to a 6-0, 6-2 win the third position.

Mateljan entered as the Tigers' top singles player and slipped in the first set 4-6, but rallied to win the match at 6-3, 10-3. Vaxter capped the wins for the Tigers at the sixth position in two sets, 6-2, 6-2.