Girls tennis falls to Sacred Heart Prep 5-2

Talia Malchin, Staff Writer

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Paly girls tennis fell to Sacred Heart Prepatory 5-2 Tuesday, September 8th at home.

Senior captain Halle Biorn (`16)  commented on the match and the team’s performance despite the loss.

“I think we definitely have some things to work on, but we didn’t play badly” Biorn said.

As the second doubles team, Biorn and her partner Meredith Cummings (‘17) played doubles and lost their first set 7-5, won the second 6-2, yet lost in the third set 10-5.

The first doubles team, Kelsey Wang (‘16) and Alice Zhang (‘17) won its first set 6-4 and the second set 6-3.

The Vikings’ third doubles team, Christina Le (‘16) and Avery Pearson (‘17), went to the third set and lost 10-8 after winning 6-2 then losing 6-2.In their singles matches Avanika Narayan (‘17) lost both of her two sets 6-3 and 6-0.

Mailynh Truong (‘17) lost in the third set 3-10, after losing the first set 6-2 yet winning the second 7-5.

Isabel Cossio (‘19) won her match in the third set 10-8 after winning her first set 6-1 and losing her second set 6-3.

Coach Andy Harader comments on the level of game play as well as external contributors to the game.

“It’s a matter of getting tougher and getting in better condition… it was very hot out as well. Given the conditions, the girls played very well.” Harader said.

The Vikings’ next game is Thursday, September 10th against Milpitas at home at 3:30 p.m.