Maddie Giese and Lina Ito took care of business in their singles and doubles matches but it was not enough as El Camino College dropped its season opener, 6-3, at Fullerton College on Thursday afternoon.
Giese dispatched of her opponent in straight sets in the No. 1 singles match, dropping just two games. Ito was nearly as dominant in her No. 2 singles tilt, dropping just three games as she cruised to a straight-set victory.
In the doubles matches, Ito and Giese teamed up and steamrolled to commanding victory in their No. 1 doubles match, but that was all the scoring the Warriors would do on the day as they fell to 0-1 on the season with the loss to the Hornets.
The Warriors will return to action on Tuesday afternoon as they hit the road to take on Cypress.
FULLERTON COLLEGE 6, EL CAMINO COLLEGE 3
- Maddie Giese (ECC) def. Kelsi Salazar-Sarti (FC) 6-2, 6-0
- Lina Ito (ECC) def. Delaney Ashe (FC) 6-0, 6-3
- Bree Lovering (FC) def. Amanda Vitanatchi (ECC) 6-4, 6-2
- Mayumi Okubo (FC) def. Danielle Wagner (ECC) 6-0, 6-0
- Kim La (FC) def. Jordan Villarreal (ECC) 6-0, 6-0
- Lael Cardinal (FC) won by forfeit
- Giese/Ito (ECC) def. Ashe/Lovering (FC) 8-1
- Salazar-Sarti/Okubo (FC) def. Vitanatchi/Wagner (ECC) 8-0
- Cardinal/La (FC) won by forfeit