Cierra Gaytan-Leach, hold the top seeds in girls 16s, boys 12s and
girls 12s singles divisions, respectively, and begin play today. An
All-Newport Beach matchup will pit Geocaris against Jill Casserly in
the round of 16 at 11 a.m. Casserly defeated Newport Beach's
Elizabeth Van't Hof, 7-6, 6-4, Monday.
Di Giulio, who claimed the boys 12s title in last week's War by
the Shore tournament, will face Irvine's Kona Luu in the round of 16
at 10 a.m. Gaytan-Leach, who won the girls 14s singles crown in the
War by the Shore, faces Glendale's Sevana Zargarian at 1 p.m. Newport
Beach's Jungyeun Lee defeated Desiree Tran of Lake Elsinore, 6-0,
6-0, to reach the round of 16 and a match against Mission Viejo's
Christina Hansen at 1:30 p.m. today.
Four Newport Beach residents won their matches in the girls 16s
division to reach today's quarterfinals. Michelle Atkins earned a
match against third-seeded Miranda Young, a sophomore-to-be at Corona
del Mar, with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Los Alamitos' Bridget
Nottingham. Sasha Dunlap defeated Rancho Palos Verdes' Katie Barth,
6-2, 7-5, and will face San Clemente's Olivia Muesse at 11:30 a.m.
today. Brittanny Sturgess, who will be a junior at Newport Harbor
this fall, defeated Katherine Debowski from Laguna Niguel, 6-2, 6-1,
and will face Capistrano Beach's Taylor Ann Mannix at 9 a.m. at
Orange Coast College today.
In boys 14s Monday, Costa Mesa's Brad Fisher defeated Hesperia's
Austin Karosi, 7-6, 6-4, to earn a round of 32 matchup against
Nicholas Galang at 4:30 p.m. today.
In girls 14s singles, Costa Mesa's Eleanor Edles defeated Long
Beach's Kiah Generette, 6-1, 6-1, and will face Anne Russell from CdM
in the round of 32 at 8 a.m. today. Vanessa Dunlap a senior at
Newport Harbor last season who will continue her career at Pepperdine
University, is seeded second in the girls 18s singles and will face
Santa Ana's Becky Duesler in the round of 16 at 3 p.m. today while
Diana Khoury, a teammate of Adams at Newport, will play Celeste Voce
at 2:30 p.m. today.
Sean Pham, who will be a senior at CdM this fall, is the only
Newport-Mesa player in the boys 18s singles and will face Anaheim's
Douglas Taylor at 12:30 p.m. today.