Fairfield, Calif. - The Solano women's tennis team captured a second place finish in regular season competiton with a 6-3 win over Shasta on Friday afternoon in the first round of the Big 8 Playoffs.
The Falcons managed to clench a record of 5-1 despite being one player short all season.
Freshman Melanie Fisher led things off for Solano with a near perfect defat of Mary DiMaggio in the top singles matchup. She followed up with another win over DiMaggio and Sarah Weathersby by partnering with sophomore Jyne Velono in doubles, winning 8-3.
The Falcons advance to the second round of the Big 8 Playoffs on Tuesday, Mar. 19.
S1: Melanie Fisher (SOL) def. Mary DiMaggio (SHA) 6-0, 6-1
S2: Sarah Weatherby (SHA) def. Jyne Velono (SOL) 6-4, Ret. (injury)
S3: Yanci Yanez (SOL) def. Sierra Carnegie (SHA) 6-0, 6-0
S4: Yasmeen Awad (SOL) def. Abigail Davis (SHA) 6-1, 6-0
S5: Anastasia Anguiano (SOL) def. Jules Garcia (SHA) 6-2, 6-1
D1: Fisher/Velono (SOL) def. DiMaggio/Weatherby (SHA) 8-3
D2: Yanez/Awad (SOL) def Espinoza/Carnegie (SHA) 8-3