The Irvine Valley women's tennis team's record slipped to 1-2 overall after a loss to one of the best teams in Southern California
Irvine Valley battled, but lost to Cerritos, 7-2, on Thursday on the road.
Cerritos, which is ranked No. 2 in the ITA Southern California rankings, improved its record to 3-0 overall.
IVC picked up a pair of wins from freshman Sarah Mae Garcia.
Garcia defeated Taylor Heath, 6-3, 6-4, at the No. 1 singles position.
She then teamed with freshman Samantha Schwarz to beat heath and Anastasia Khomyachenko, 8-4.
Irvine Valley will be back in action next Tuesday when it hosts another top team, Glendale, at 2 p.m.
Cerritos 7, Irvine Valley 2
1) Sarah Mae Garcia (IVC) def. Taylor Heath (CERR), 6-3, 6-4
2) Anastasia Khomyachenko (CERR) def. Lou Baize (IVC), 6-0, 6-1
3) Valentina Polonyi (CERR) def. Samantha Schwarz (IVC), 6-2, 6-1
4) Tiffany Sanchez (CERR) def. Karina Ryabokonova (IVC), 6-0, 6-4
5) Jovana Milosevic (CERR) def. Sierra Mazzarini (IVC), 6-1, 6-2
6) Danielle Pastor (CERR) def. Stephanie Rand (IVC), 6-1, 7-5
1) Garcia/Samantha Schwarz (IVC) def. Heath/ Khomyachenko (CERR), 8-4
2) Polonyi/ Sanchez (CERR) def. Baize/Paz (IVC), 8-4
3) Milosevic/Pastor (CERR) def. Ryabokonova/Rand (IVC), 8-3