Varsity Girls Tennis

Monta Vista 11, Menlo School 4

Date of competition: Monday, November 12, 2012

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The Menlo School girls' tennis team saw its fine season end in an 11-4 loss to undefeated Monta Vista in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section Team Tournament on Monday at Courtside Club in Los Gatos. The finish for the Knights (17-8) was not unexpected after they were seeded No. 4 and placed once again in the same half of the bracket as the defending CCS champs. Despite having a solid singles lineup that produced four victories Monday, the Menlo doubles teams were swept and the match halted before the final three singles matches were played.

Top-seeded Monta Vista (23-0) will meet No. 3 St. Francis (16-5), a 10-8 winner over No. 2 Mitty, for the title on Wednesday at Courtside Club at 1:30 p.m.

Four seniors played their final matches for Menlo -- Laura Gradiska, Giannina Ong, Sam Hoag and Christine Kvamme. The team's fifth senior, Kayci Lacob, also wrapped up her career with the Knights, who won a 19th straight league title this season and improved the team's winning streak in league matches to 198-0 since 1994.

CCS Team Tournament
Semifinals at Courtside Club, Los Gatos
Monta Vista 11, Menlo School 4
Singles
No. 1 --
Yao (MS) d. Kong, 7-6 (8-6); Law (MV) d. Yao, 7-5
No. 2 -- Law (MV) d. G. Ong, 6-3; G. Ong (MS) d. McGuire, 7-5
No. 3 -- Eliazo (MS) d. McGuire, 6-4; Eliazo (MS) d. Kong, 7-6 (7-5)

Doubles
No. 1 --
Kesala-Kobayakawa (MV) d. Gradiska-Golikova, 6-1; Cheng-Qiah (MV) d. Gradiska-Golikova, 6-3; Mui-Stemaren (MV) d. Gradiska-Golikova, 6-3
No. 2 -- Cheng-Qiah (MV) d. Hoag-Kvamme, 6-2; Mui-Stemaren (MV) d. Hoag-Kvamme, 6-3; Kesala-Kobayakawa (MV) d. Hoag-Kvamme, 6-3
No. 3 -- Mui-Stemaren (MV) d. Bronk-H. Ong, 6-0; Kesala-Kobayakawa (MV) d. Bronk-H. Ong, 6-1; Cheng-Qiah (MV) d. Bronk-H. Ong, 6-2.
Records: Menlo School finishes 17-8

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