The Chargers were only a doubles win away from taking the match.
Cypress, Calif. - The Chargers started strong against El Camino, with straight-set victories in the No. 2, 3 and 4 singles spots. The Chargers dropped their matches in the No. 1, 5 and 6 spots to tie the match at 3-3 heading into doubles play.
Cypress fell 8-3 in the No. 1 doubles match, but the No. 2 team of Theresa Roque and Nadine Baquiran answered back with an 8-6 victory in their.
With the game tied at 4-4, it was all up to the No. 3 doubles team to win it, or lose it for Cypress College. Sharnen Chorn and Breanna Posvar blew a 6-4 lead in that match, and would go on to lose 8-6, and give El Camino (3-0) a 5-4 non-conference victory.
Cypress heads up to Northern California this weekend for a match on Friday against Fresno City College, and a match against host Ventura on Saturday morning.
El Camino College def. Cypress College, 5-4
1. Chie Young Shin (El Cam) def. Therea Roque (CYP), 6-3, 6-0
2. Christine Lee (CYP) def. Lindsay Guardado (El Cam), 6-1, 6-0
3. Nikki Thornburg (CYP) def. Karin Endo (El Cam), 6-2, 6-3
4. Nadine Baquiran (CYP) def. Zoey Pudova (El Cam), 7-5, 6-3
5. Fiat Tapaneeyakorn (El Cam) def. Breanna Posvar (CYP), 7-5, 6-4
6. Jill Dineros (El Cam) def. Sharnen Chorn (CYP), 6-3, 6-2
1. C.Young Shin/L.Guardado (El Cam) def. N.Thornburg/C.Lee (CYP), 8-3
2. T.Roque/N.Baquiran (CYPp) def. K.Endo/A.Guerrero (El Cam), 8-6
3. J.Castle/S.Carranza (El Cam) def. S.Chorn/B.Posvar (CYP)