Brief: Girls’ tennis progresses in SCVAL tournament

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courtesy of Madeline Lee

Paly girls' tennis playing in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic Tournament Tuesday afternoon.

Alex Murray, Staff Writer

The Paly Girls’ tennis team started the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League tennis tournament with a mixed performance Tuesday evening at Los Altos High School.

Number two singles player Felicia Wang (’14) played a highly contested match but ended up falling short of the win. Wang lost the first set (6-4), won the second set (3-6), before eventually losing her final set (6-1).

Number one singles player Aashali Budhiraja (’14) had a bye during the first round of play and came in strong during the second round to beat her opponent in straight sets, (6-0), (6-0).

The doubles team of Elena Chavez (’14) and Halle Biorn (’16) won their first round match, beating their opponents (6-2) and (7-5), while the other doubles team of Julianne Le (’14) and Madeline Lee (’15) won their first round match, (6-1) and (6-2), but lost their second round match, (6-2) and (6-1).

The SCVAL tournament will resume tomorrow at Monta Vista High School.