(Tucson, AZ) The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (1-1) played in some tough matches on Tuesday against No. 22 Mesa Community College.
The No. 24 ranked Aztecs defeated the No. 22 Thunderbirds 5-4.
In singles competition, sophomore Olivia Manheimer (Ironwood Ridge HS) defeated Sage Schula 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.
Sophomore Melina Oropeza (Nogales HS) fell at No. 2 singles to Isabella Cosenza 6-4, 7-5.
Freshman Aubree Weik (Walden Grove HS) tied the match with win in the second set but fell to Alahzay Rossi 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.
Sophomore Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) took the lead after a first set victory but dropped the next two to Adriana Romero 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 10-3 in their No. 4 singles match.
The Aztecs won the No. 5 and No. 6 singles spots by default.
Manheimer and Oropeza gutted out a win over Cosenza and Rossi at No. 1 doubles 8-6 while Weik and Miranda lost to Schula and Romero 8-5 at No. 2 doubles. The Aztecs won the No. 3 doubles match by default.
The Aztecs will play at Paradise Valley Community College on Thursday, Mar. 19 for their next ACCAC conference match. First serve will be at 1:30 p.m.
Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics