Villa Park Edges Rosary in Girls’ Tennis

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Fourth-ranked Villa Park was tied in sets, but had the edge in games, 78-77, and defeated No. 7 Rosary in a nonleague girls’ tennis match Tuesday at Villa Park.

Anny Chien and Jasmine Cheung, playing at No. 3 doubles, secured the victory for the Spartans (3-1) with a 6-4 triumph over Rosary’s No. 1 team. Faye DeVera also contributed to the victory with a 6-1, 6-0, 6-0 sweep in singles.

In other nonleague tennis:

Capistrano Valley 12, Estancia 6--Carolyn Mitchell swept in singles, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3, and Nicole Frabotta and Jessica Joseph swept in doubles, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3, for No. 8 Capistrano Valley (6-0).


El Dorado 12, El Modena 6--Michelle Weisz swept in singles, 6-4, 6-1, 6-0, for host El Dorado (4-0), ranked sixth in the county.

Irvine 9, University 9 (Irvine wins on games, 78-69)--Kim Kuwabara and Koryn Delbenes won the final doubles set, 6-4, to tie the match, 9-9, and give the Vaqueros (5-1), ranked ninth in Division I, the victory.

Paramount 9, Cypress 9 (Paramount wins on tiebreaker)--Sophomore Cherise van Smaalen swept in singles, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, for host Cypress (3-3), which lost on a match-scoring tiebreaker. Although each team won 81 games, Paramount (4-1) was declared winner of the match because it won one set, 6-0. Cypress won no sets 6-0.

Savanna 9, Tustin 9 (Savanna wins on games, 76-74)--With two sets still undecided and Savanna trailing, 9-7, Madelyn Valdes won in singles, 6-1, and Nguyet Tran also won, 6-2, to help the host Rebels (3-2) rally.

Woodbridge 13, Dana Hills 5--Natalie Exon swept in singles, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1, for third-ranked Woodbridge (6-0), which won easily over No. 5 Dana Hills (2-2).

In nonleague boys’ cross-country:

Sarabia wins--Running in the second race of his life, junior Heribeto Sarabia of Sonora won in 18 minutes 18 seconds on the three-mile Carbon Canyon course. Pomona Carey won the meet with 25 points. La Habra was second (82) and Sonora third (83).


In nonleague water polo:

Foothill 6, Capistrano Valley 3--Sixth-ranked Capistrano Valley trailed by one with six minutes remaining, but top-ranked Foothill (3-0) held the Cougars scoreless the rest of the game.

Trabuco Hills 10, Brea Olinda 9--Jason Gatzke of Trabuco Hills scored the winning goal with three seconds remaining. Gatzke’s sister, Jessica, had five saves for the Mustangs (4-3).