WT: Cedillo, Davis win in Westmont opener

Eighth-ranked Westmont Women’s Tennis opened the season with a 7-2 win over California Lutheran on Friday afternoon at the Abbott Tennis Courts.

Westmont senior Nicci Yvanovich suffered a 6-1, 6-2 loss to California Lutheran’s Emily Werman at number one, but the rest of the singles matches were won by Westmont. At number two, freshman Jessica Cedillo claimed a 6-0, 6-1 win over Sarah Baker while at number three freshman Grace Davis defeated Lindsay Murphy 6-2, 6-0.

The battle at number for was a bit closer. The Warriors’ Emily Keach, a sophomore, won the first set over Carly Mouzes 6-2, but then fell 2-6 in the second set. A super-breaker was played to decide the final set with Davis prevailing 10-8.

Both sophomore Carolyn Stevens at number five and freshman Haley Strandness at number six beat their opponents (Jacquleine Ramsay and Lauren Toohey respectively) in straight sets.

California Lutheran again claimed the number one match in doubles with Werman and Baker defeating Cedillo and Davis 8-2. Yvanovich and Keach teamed up at number two to defeated Mouzes and Murphy 8-4. Stevens and Meyer took care of business at number three, defeating Toohey and Ramsay 8-2.

The Warriors will be back in action on Saturday as the host La Verne beginning at noon.