Ventura College Athletics

Ventura Women Bounce Past Canyons

Pirate sophomore Lea Meschke was a double-winner Monday prevailing in No. 1 singles, and with Allie De Marco in No. 1 doubles, as the VC women's tennis team defeated Canyons 7-2 in Santa Clarita.
Pirate sophomore Lea Meschke was a double-winner Monday prevailing in No. 1 singles, and with Allie De Marco in No. 1 doubles, as the VC women's tennis team defeated Canyons 7-2 in Santa Clarita.

The Ventura College women's tennis team got their spring break off to a good start monday with a 7-2 victory at College of the Canyons in a make-up of a March 13 rainout. Lea Meschke led four double winners for the Pirates (10-7, 6-4) with a love and love victory in No. 1 singles and an 8-1 triumph with Allie De Marco in No. 1 doubles. De Marco was also a double-winner with a victory in No. 2 singles.

Keressa Garland was victorious in No. 4 singles, 6-1, 6-2 while Tricia McClain won in No. 5 singles, 6-1, 6-0. The duo then teamed up to win in No. 3 doubles, 8-0. Jule Lauinger earned the Pirates other point with a come-from-behind win in No. 3 singles, 5-7, 6-0, 6-3.

VC continues Western State Conference play with a trip to Bakersfield on Tuesday March 27.

Singles
1. Lea Meschke (VC) def. Marisa Wambolt (CoC), 6-0, 6-0
2. Allie De Marco (VC) def. Jenny Cranert (CoC), 6-0, 6-1
3. Jule Lauinger (VC) def. Leilani Figalan (CoC), 5-7, 6-0, 6-3
4. Keressa Garland (VC) def. Brienna Best (CoC), 6-1, 6-2
5. Tricia McClain (VC) def. Brenda Aguilar (CoC), 6-1, 6-0
6. Leila Esmaili (VC) lost to Ruth Kedrowski (CoC), 6-1, 4-6, 7-6

Doubles
1. Meschke/ De Marco (VC) def. Cranert/Figalan (CoC), 8-1
2. Lauinger/Esmaili (VC) lost to Wambolt/Best (CoC), 8-2
3. Garland/McClain (VC) def. Heaven French/Aguilar (CoC), 8-0