NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 –
From River City High School
A doubleheader sweep of visiting El Dorado and a win at Union Mine wrapped up the Sierra Valley Conference (SVC) championship for the River City tennis team last week. It’s the team’s 16th league title in the past 17 years and the 18th overall in Raider tennis history.
At Union Mine, the Raiders were victorious 7-2, capping off a perfect 12 win, no loss SVC slate, and finishing the regular season 19 and 1 overall. London and Oseguera earned straight-set wins in girls singles, as did Lee at #2 boys. Xu and Saetern (#1 boys), Khan and Tagupa (#2 boys), Neverov and Yang (#1 girls), and Singh and Lina Vang (#2 girls) earned doubles wins for the visitors.
At week’s end, the focus shifted to the SVC singles and doubles tournament and there were all-Raider finals in both girls and mixed doubles. Top-seeded Yang and Oseguera defeated the third-seeded Maltez and Neverov in the tourney’s championship, 6-4,6-2, while the the sibling duo of Lina and Terry Vang outlasted teammates Singh and Lee to take the mixed crown, 3-6,6-2,6-2. All eight players now advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III tournament later this week at Stockton’s Oak Park.
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