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Freshman Lingman Leads Woodbridge in Tennis

September 18, 1997

Freshman Susanna Lingman demonstrated why she is one of the top players from the county as she swept her sets to help Woodbridge to a 17-1 rout of Laguna Beach Wednesday in nonleague girls' tennis at Irvine.

Lingman won, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0. The Warriors' No. 1 doubles team of Michelle Stiefel and Natalie Mitton won their sets, 6-1, 6-0, 6-0.

Woodbridge remained undefeated at 3-0. Laguna Beach is 0-3.

In other nonleague girls' tennis:

Brea Olinda 17, La Quinta 1--Brea Olinda, the seventh-ranked team in Division III, won its fourth straight match.

Kelly Scanlan, the Wildcats' No. 1 singles player, lost only three games, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0, during her sets.

La Habra 12, Los Altos 5--Amanda Eakin and Jennifer Groover, La Habra's No. 3 doubles team, swept their matches, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0. The Highlanders are 3-0.

Newport Harbor 17, Sunny Hills 1--Newport Harbor's Chelsea Godbey, the Sailors' No. 1 singles player, lost only one game as she swept her sets, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1. The Sailors are 2-1.

The Sailors' No. 1 doubles team of Erica Nelson and Brooke Taylor also swept their sets, 6-0, 6-1, 6-0.

Troy 13, El Dorado 5--El Dorado, the fifth-ranked team in Division III, was upset by visiting Troy (3-0). The Warriors' No. 2 doubles team of Lori Judd and Sarah Riley swept their sets, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3.

Tustin 14, Bolsa Grande 4--Mirei Hayashi and Cindy Nguyen swept in No. 1 doubles to help Tustin (4-0) win. Bolsa Grande is 0-2.

In nonleague girls' volleyball:

La Quinta 3, Estancia 2--La Quinta earned its first victory of the season by beating Estancia in the fifth game, 16-14.

The Aztecs (1-2) lost the first game, 11-15, but then tied the match with a 15-13 victory. Estancia won the third game, 15-13, but La Quinta won, 15-12, to force the fifth game.

Outside hitter Heidi Foster had 14 kills for the Aztecs and setter Tina Nguyen had 28 assists.

Loara 3, Anaheim 1--Jessica Miles had 27 kills as Loara won, 15-12, 10-15, 15-10, 15-6.

Long Beach Wilson 3, Los Alamitos 2--Stephanie Gamst had 43 assists for Los Alamitos. Wilson (1-0) won the first two games, 15-12, 16-14.

On the verge of defeat, the Griffins battled back to tie the match by winning, 15-12, 15-8. Wilson won the last game, 15-8.

Kira Whelan and Valerie Harris each had 12 kills for Los Alamitos.

The Griffins are 0-2.

Santiago 3, Santa Ana 1--Hinano Tekurio had 15 kills as Santiago squeezed by Santa Ana, 16-14, 6-15, 16-14, 17-15. Malia Tekurio had 15 assists for Santiago (2-1).

Trabuco Hills 3, Palos Verdes Peninsula 0--Amy Congo had 11 kills in a victory for Trabuco Hills, 15-9, 15-1, 15-7. Amy Eversoll had 15 assists for Trabuco Hills (3-0).

Woodbridge 3, Long Beach Millikan 2--Woodbridge outside hitter Erin Denniston had 25 kills as the Warriors rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Long Beach Millikan.

The Warriors (2-0) won the first game, 15-11. Millikan dominated Games 2 and 3 with 15-7 and 15-4 victories.

Woodbridge won the last two games, 15-13, 16-14.

In nonleague water polo:

Canyon 13, Troy 4--Eddio Colson had a career-high 17 saves to help Canyon win. Scott Butler scored four goals and Brian Blagg and Mike Johnson had three goals each to lead Canyon (2-0).

El Dorado 11, La Verne Bonita 9--Brett Benson had five goals in a victory for El Dorado. Teammate Jeff Johnson scored three goals for the Golden Hawks.

Esperanza 10, Sunny Hills 5--Travis Vayssie scored three of his four goals in the fourth quarter for Esperanza (3-3). Jeff Burmeister scored three goals for the Aztecs.

La Quinta 16, Santa Fe Springs Santa Fe 10--Stephen Marquez had 10 goals as La Quinta rolled past Santa Fe Springs Santa Fe. Goalie Charles Raquipiso had 16 saves for La Quinta.

Marina 14, Westminster 5--Chris Shanley scored seven goals for Marina (1-0).

Santa Ana 10, Pacifica 8--Trailing, 8-7, Santa Ana scored three fourth-quarter goals to defeat Pacifica (0-2). Danny Serna tied the score and Omar Tenorio scored the go-ahead goal for Santa Ana (1-0).

Ivan Hernandez, who finished with seven goals, scored the third and final goal of the quarter.

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