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Comets fall to Pirates in season debut

COSTA MESA, CA (2/6/2020) – In their season debut, the women's tennis team lost to Orange Coast College 6-3.

No. 1 doubles pair consisting of sophomore Cali Smith and freshman Mila Beentjes defeated OCC's Jade Moreno and Chole Mason 8-9 (3). Freshman Kathy Henderson and Clare Reddick make up the No. 2 doubles team and they lost to OCC's Crystal Casteneda and Lillian Mason 8-4. Grace Powell and Sarah Elizondo lost to OCC's Arely Gutierrez and Audrey Sinclair 8-6 in the No. 3 match.

Henderson won her singles match in the No. 2 spot. She defeated Mason 6-3, 7-5. Elizondo also won her match in the No. 5 spot.  She won 6-3, 6-0 over Gutierrez. While Beentjes lost her match in the No. 3 match, she fought hard as the match went to a tiebreaker. Beentjes won the first set 6-1, then lost the second set 6-4 and in the tiebreaker lost 7-6 (11).

The women will be on the road on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to face Saddleback.