El Camino College scored an impressive road victory Thursday afternoon, defeating Orange Coast 7-2 in Costa Mesa.
The Warriors swept the doubles portion of the match to take a quick 3-0 lead. Kayla Brown and Leah Phillips scored a quick 8-1 victory in their match to give ECC its first point and then Amanda Hidalgo and Jay Gomez followed suit with an 8-1 win in the No. 3 match for a 2-0 lead.
The Warriors would clinch the match early as Jay Gomez won by default in the No. 6 match and then Vaefa cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory in the No. 2 match to clinch the match.
Giese suffered her first loss of the season in the No. 1 match, falling 6-2, 6-1.
The Warriors will continue their road swing on Tuesday at Saddleback.
EL CAMINO COLLEGE 7, ORANGE COAST 2
- Shayee Sharif (OCC) def. Lindsay Giese (ECC) 6-2, 6-1
- Kekoa Vaefa (ECC) def. Christina Nguyen (OCC) 6-1, 6-0
- Jade Moreno (OCC) def. Kayla Brown (ECC) 7-5, 6-4
- Leah Phillips (ECC) def. Chloe Mason (OCC) 6-1, 6-2
- Amanda Hidalgo (ECC) def. Audrey Sinclair (OCC) 6-2, 6-1
- Jay Gomez (ECC) def. Lillian Mason (OCC) by default
Singles Order of Finish: 6, 2, 5, 4, 1, 3
- Giese/Vaefa (ECC) def. Sharif/Moreno (OCC) 8-6
- Brown/Phillips (ECC) def. C. Mason/Nguyen (OCC) 8-1
- Hidalgo/Gomez (ECC) def. L. Mason/Sinclair (OCC) 8-1
Doubles Order of Finish: 2, 3, 1