SEAL BEACH – The four University doubles players came together in a circle beside the court. Danielle Pham and Celine Gruaz sat on a bench as Yuki Asami knelt beside them and Kyla Scott stood in... Full story
CLAREMONT – Celine Gruaz and Yuki Asami sat together on the bus Friday to devise a plan they thought could beat undefeated Peninsula of Rolling Hills Estates.
The two University junior tennis players knew they needed to try something after the... Full story
CLAREMONT – Wet weather could not dampen the spirits of University's girls tennis team Friday, as the Trojans defeated Torrey Pines of San Diego to advance to the Southern California Regional Finals at The Claremont Club.
With the rain beginni... Full story
CLAREMONT – Lauren Candia's nerves set in about an hour before she took the court as she sat on the bleachers and watched the Division 1 final match on The Claremont Club's center court.
Players for University and Peninsula of Rolling Hills Es... Full story
CLAREMONT – Whatever University had to offer, Peninsula of Rolling Hills Estates had an answer.
When University's Celine Gruaz broke the serve of Annika Ringblom, the Peninsula senior came back to win the next six games and the set.
The Panth... Full story
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Santa Margarita coach Eric Michaut called Katie Chang's slow starts to matches her being "analytical."
She likes to feel out her opponent's tendencies before attacking, he said.
While Chang said it isn't always on pur... Full story
IRVINE — As Chloe Pham and Lauren Thaxter went back and forth, each point more grueling than the last, Stephanie Hazell could only sit and wait.
Hazell, a Woodbridge junior, made quick work of her semifinal opponent, University's Alyssa Rudin,... Full story
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO — JSerra shuffled its lineup Tuesday, stacking doubles to counter Santa Margarita's staunch singles lineup.
The strategy helped keep the match close early as the Lions won a couple early doubles sets, but Santa Margarita's ... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH - JSerra came up short of winning the Trinity League girls tennis title last year, losing both of its matches against Santa Margarita.
With standout freshman Jadie Acidera leading the charge, JSerra coach Kirk Orahood thinks his team w... Full story
There Alyssa Smith sat, courtside with her Dana Hills teammates as first-year varsity starter Mona Mosavi fought tooth and nail at No. 4 singles with the CIF Southern California championship riding on the outcome of her third and final set.
Earlier,... Full story
The strategy that goes into compiling a challenging pre-league schedule often gets overlooked once those proposed matches start turning into actual wins and losses.
For Los Alamitos coach Kevin Garrett though, cementing a treacherous pre-league slat... Full story