Rio Hondo College bounced back from a tough defeat last week to score a 6-3 non-conference win at San Diego City College on Tuesday. The Roadrunners improved their overall record to 6-2.
Rio Hondo was able to pull out the victory despite dropping their top three singles matches. Raquel Rice, Cindy Lau, and Roxy Valverde came through at the bottom of the ladder while all three Rio Hondo doubles teams picked up win. The biggest came at No. 1 with Jane Quach and Jackie Azepeitia teaming to defeat Josah Corpuz and Marilyn Kathka of SDCC by a score of 8-5.
Complete results below:
Rio Hondo 6, San Diego City 3
#1: Josah Corpuz (SDCC) def. Jane Quach (RIO) 6-0, 6-0
#2: Marilyn Kathka (SDCC) def. Jackie Azepeitia (RIO) 6-4, 6-4
#3: Erika Letzring (SDCC) def. Ruth Arciniega (RIO) 6-2, 6-4
#4: Raquel Rice (RIO) def. Natasha Vargas (SDCC) 6-1, 6-2
#5: Cindy Lai (RIO) def. Allayna Abellana (SDCC) 3-6, 6-2 (10-7)
#6: Roxy Valverde (RIO) def. Madeline Peoples (SDCC) 6-3, 6-2
#1: J. Quach/J. Azepeitia (RIO) def. J. Corpuz/M. Kathka 8-5
#2: R. Arciniega/R. Valverde (RIO) def. E. Letzring/N. Vargas (SDCC) 8-1
#3: R. Rice/C. Lai (RIO) def. A. Abellana/M. Peoples (SDCC) 8-3
Rio Hondo returns to action on Thursday (March 1) at 2 p.m. when the Roadrunners travel to Victor Valley College for a non-conference match.