After starting the season 0-4 and 0-5 respectively, the Comets’ mens and women’s tennis teams finally notched their first wins of the season on Feb. 17.
The men’s team traveled to Victor Valley and dominated the Rams in a 9-0 shutout. In the No. 1 singles match, Jonathan Rodriguez beat Manny Diaz-Gomez in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. In the doubles matchup, Taylor Bryant and Christian Corse beat Diaz-Gomez and Nolan Earl 6-1, 6-0.
In other singles matches, Bryant and Corse won their respective match ups (6-1, 6-0 over Earl at No.2; 6-0, 6-0 over Paul Araoarao at No.3), while Vince Rivera, Matthew Potes and Allen Golditch also won their singles matches.
The women’s team hosted Cuyamaca College, and sent them home packing with a 6-0 shutout of their own. Bettina Olah defeated the Rams’ Amy Nicholson in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 in the No.1 singles matchup, while Olah and Teresa DeAnda won 8-0 over Nicholson and Orlanda Mendez in the No.1 doubles matchup.