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Joica Buyse goes 2-0, leading Vaqueros to key WSC win over Canyons

Freshman Joica Buyse won the No. 2 singles 6-3, 7-5 and No. 1 doubles 8-5 with her sister, Jamaica. (File photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)
Freshman Joica Buyse won the No. 2 singles 6-3, 7-5 and No. 1 doubles 8-5 with her sister, Jamaica. (File photo by Ken Sciallo/Sevilla Photography)

Joica Buyse was a double winner on Thursday, taking the No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles in SBCC's 7-2 women's tennis win at Canyons.

The Vaqueros (12-2, 10-0) won their 10th straight WSC match and hold a 1.5-game lead over Bakersfield with four matches remaining. Canyons (8-4, 8-2) fell out of a second-place tie and trails Bakersfield (8-1) by a half-game.

Buyse, a freshman from Izegem, Belgium, beat Marisa Wambolt 6-3, 7-5 in singles and teamed with her sister, Jamaica, for an 8-5 doubles win. Jule Lauinger/Julia Jakobsen also won at No. 2 doubles, 8-4.

The Cougars defaulted the last two singles matches and the No. 3 doubles.

SBCC will host Glendale on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
 
Singles
1. Una Stanisavljevic, COC, def. Jamaica Buyse 6-4, 6-4
2. Joica Buyse, SBCC, def. Marisa Wambolt 6-3, 7-5
3. Nicole Villarta, COC, def. Anya Nicolaides 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
4. Maddie Mitchell, SBCC, def. Calista Lian 6-0, 6-1
5. Victoria Dafos, SBCC, won by default
6. Jule Lauinger, SBCC, won by default

Doubles
1. Buyse/Buyse, SBCC, def. Stanisavljevic/Villarta 8-5
2. Lauinger/Julia Jakobsen, SBCC, def. Wambolt/Lian 8-4
3. Nicolaides/Dafos, SBCC, won by default