Irvine Valley's women's tennis team won its second straight match in Orange Empire Conference play, beating Orange Coast, 7-2, at home on Thursday.
The Lasers improved their record to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in conference. IVC remained in second place in the conference standings.
IVC won five of six matches in singles and two of three in doubles.
Athanas came out on top, 6-1, 6-4 at No. 2 singles for Irvine Valley.
Orange Coast's Hali Dickson defeated IVC sophomore Renee Walton, 6-0, 6-3, at the No. 1 singles position.
In doubles, IVC got an 8-2 win from its No. 2 team of Athanas and Woolsey and a 8-3 victory from the No. 3 squad of Yamasaki and Chou.
Irvine Valley plays again next Tuesday, hosting Cypress at 2 p.m. in a conference match.
Irvine Valley def. Orange Coast, 7-2
1) Hali Dickson (OCC) def. Renee Walton (IVC), 6-0, 6-3
2) Ashley Athanas (IVC) def. Sarah Sampouw (OCC), 6-1, 6-4
3) Ruth Chou (IVC) def. Natsuki Tanaka (OCC), 6-0, 7-5
4) Christie Yamasaki (IVC) def. Emily Nickles (OCC), 6-2, 7-5
5) Marissa Woolsey (IVC) def. Lindsay Clawson (OCC), 6-4, 6-2
6) Parmida Navabsafavi (IVC) def. Maddy Akil (OCC), 6-2, 6-0
1) Dickson/Nickles (OCC) def. Walton/Tiana Cung (IVC), 8-4
2) Athanas/Woolsey (IVC) def. Tanaka/Ivana Kovacevic (OCC), 8-2
3) Yamasaki/Chou (IVC) def. Sampouw/Clawson (OCC), 8-3