Oct 26, 2012 2:01 AM by Andrew Masuda
The three-time reigning league champion Arroyo Grande High girls tennis team will be well represented on Friday in the Pac 7 League semifinals at Pioneer Valley High.
Defending singles champion Sophie Whittle, an AG sophomore, dropped just two games in her first two rounds of the league prelims on Thursday. Whittle, the top seed, faces Claire Bouquet of St. Joseph, the #4 seed in the semifinals.
Second seeded Lauren Hayashi of AG faces third seeded Maria Petiy of Paso Robles in the other side of the draw.
Hayashi won her first two matches 6-2, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-1 to advance.
All three of Arroyo Grande's doubles teams advanced to the semifinals. Top seeded Amber Domako and Zoe Miller will face fellow Eagles Melina Rodgers and Joanne Phung, the #4 seed. Domako/Miller won their first round match 6-3, 6-3 and overcame an early 1-4 defficit to edge Caroline Burke and Annalise Lippol of San Luis Obispo 6-4, 7-5.
Arroyo Grande's Alexis Flood and Chelsea Pudwill, the #2 seed in the doubles draw, face Amber Peterson and Mallory Miller of Atascadero in the semis. The Greyhound duo is the #6 seed and knocked off the third seed to advance.
Pudwill and Flood won their first two rounds 6-2, 6-4 and 6-1, 7-3.
All four singles players and all four doubles teams have clinched All League honors.
The finals are scheduled to take place around 12:30 pm on Friday at Pioneer Valley High.
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