Irvine Valley's men's tennis team lost to Cypress, 8-1, in its final home match of the regular season on Thursday.
The Lasers saw their record slip to 5-8 overall and 5-3 in the Orange Empire Conference. Cypress improved to 9-5 overall and 7-1 in conference.
IVC was chasing Cypress for the second position in the conference standings.
In singles action, Irvine Valley picked up its win from freshman Michael Bott at the top spot. He beat Alex Hagon.
Bott was up, 4-1, in the first set when Hagon retired.
Irvine Valley plays again at Fullerton on Thursday and at Riverside next Tuesday.
1) Michael Bott (IVC) def. Alex Hagon (CYP), 4-1, (retired)
2) Jan Simon (CYP) def. Jacob Holiday (IVC), 7-6, 6-3
3) Johan Wennerholm (CYP) def. Thallys Santos (IVC), 7-6, 6-3
4) Ingmar Remmerswaal (CYP) def. William Li (IVC), 6-2, 6-1
5) Thomas Davies (CYP) def. Alvaro Mantilla (IVC), 6-1, 6-4
6) Tomi Bella (CYP) def. Stuart Webb (IVC), 6-1, 6-0
1) Hagon/Wennerholm (CYP) def. Santos/Bott (IVC), 8-5
2) Gertjan De Wilder/Remmerswaal (CYP) def. Webb/Randy Murphy (IVC), 8-4
3) Simon/Fragalle (CYP) def. Holiday/Li (IVC), 8-6