Facing the College of the Desert Roadrunners in Palm Desert on Tuesday, the Rio Hondo College Roadrunners suffered a 7-2 non-conference loss.
On the day, Rio Hondo won one doubles and one singles match. The No. 2 doubles team of Heaven Diaz and Gabriella Tellez was a 9-8 (7-3) winner over COD's Andrea Rapan and Annaya Zubick. And at No. 5 singles, Samantha Martinez beat Madison Burns of Desert by scores of 6-3, 7-6 (7-1).
Complete results below:
#1: Stepien / Munoz (COD) def. Jane Quach / Jesielle Valles (RIO) 8-0
#2: Heaven Diaz / Gabriella Tellez (RIO) def. Rapan / Zubick (COD) 9-8 (7-3)
#3: Vargas / Rodriguez (COD) def. Samantha Martinez / Samantha Garcia (COD) 8-5
#1: Claudia Stepien (COD) def. Jane Quach (RIO) 6-1, 6-0
#2: Karla Munoz (COD) def. Jesielle Valles (RIO) 6-0, 6-0
#3: Annaya Zubick (COD) def. Gabriella Tellez (RIO) 6-0, 5-7 (10-5)
#4: Andrea Rapan (COD) def. Heaven Diaz (RIO) 6-0, 6-1
#5: Samantha Martinez (RIO) def. Madison Burns (COD) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)
#6: Vanessa Rodriguez (COD) def. Samantha Garcia (RIO) 6-4, 6-3
Tuesday's defeat dropped Rio Hondo to 2-4 overall. The Roadrunners return to action next Tuesday (Mar. 12) when they travel to El Camino College for a 2 p.m. South Coast Conference match.