Ventura College Athletics

Pirates Claim Narrow Victory at Glendale

VC freshman Isabella DeRosa won her No. 6 singles match 6-1, 6-2 Thursday at Glendale in the Pirates' 5-4 victory at Glendale.
VC freshman Isabella DeRosa won her No. 6 singles match 6-1, 6-2 Thursday at Glendale in the Pirates' 5-4 victory at Glendale.

Allison Jones won a close three-set thriller in No. 3 singles to give the Pirates' women's tennis team a 5-4 victory at Glendale College on Thursday afternoon. Jones also won in No. 3 doubles with partner Dee Emami and Sylvie Van Cott was also a double winner for Ventura (5-4, 3-4). Isabella DeRosa's victory in No. 6 singles provided another point in the Pirate win.

Van Cott and Aline Rojas won their No. 1 doubles contest 8-4 and Jones and Emami claimed the No. 3 doubles match 8-2 for a 2-1 Pirate lead heading into singles play.

Van Cott was dominant in her No. 1 singles match with a one and love triumph and DeRosa posted a 6-1, 6-2 win in No. 6 singles. Denissa Garcia lost a three-set decision at No. 5 singles, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 before Jones outlasted her opponent in No. 3 singles, 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 to win the match for Ventura.

VC hosts San Diego City College on Friday March 6 for a 2:00 pm non-conference match before hosting College of the Canyons on Tuesday March 10.

Ventura 5, Glendale 4

Doubles
1. Van Cott/Rojas (VC) def. Chacon/Ghazaryan (GCC), 8-4
2. Thompson/Garcia (VC) lost to Hakopian/Keesee (GCC), 8-6
3. Jones/Dee Emami (VC) def. Macias/Abrahamyan (GCC), 8-2

Singles
1. Sylvie Van Cott (VC) def. Isabella Chacon (GCC), 6-1, 6-0
2. Aline Rojas (VC) lost to Elen Ghazaryan (GCC), 6-2, 6-4
3. Allison Jones (VC) def. Brisa Macias-Valero (GCC), 7-6, 4-6, 6-4
4. Tanya Thompson (VC) lost to Isabella Hakopian (GCC), 6-1, 6-2
5. Denissa Garcia (VC) lost to Piper Keesee  (GCC), 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
6. Isabella DeRosa (VC) def. Mary Abrahamyan (GCC), 6-1, 6-2