The VC women's tennis team recorded its first victory of the season Tuesday with a 7-2 decision on the road at Victor Valley College in Victorville. Keressa Garland (No. 3, singles), Aliyah Amaya (No. 4) and Cali Iadevaia (No. 5) led the charge, all posting 6-0, 6-0 victories in singles play. Tanya Thompson also recorded a win at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-2.
Iadevaia and Denissa Garcia won their No. 2 doubles match, 8-2. The Pirates (1-6, 1-3) also picked up wins by default at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Ventura travels to Santa Monica on Thursday Feb. 21 for a 2:00 pm Western State Conference match against the Corsairs before returning home Friday Feb. 22 against Saddleback in a non-conference tilt at the VC Tennis Center.
Ventura 7, Victor Valley 2
1. Alexis Hernandez (VC) lost to Abby Corey (VVC), 4-6, 6-4, 11-9
2. Tanya Thompson (VC) def. Gabby Padilla (VVC), 6-4, 6-2
3. Keressa Garland (VC) def. Vanessa Hundric (VVC), 6-0, 6-0
4. Aliyah Amaya (VC) def. Lolli Gonzalez (VVC), 6-0, 6-0
5. Cali Iadevaia (VC) def. Linda Luna (VVC), 6-0, 6-0
6. Denissa Garcia (VC) def. (VVC) by default
1. Garland/Amaya (VC) lost to Corey/Padilla (VVC), 8-3
3. Iadevaia/Garcia (VC) def. Hundric/Luna (VVC), 8-2
Season Record: Ventura 1-6 (1-3)