Irvine Valley's women's tennis team won five of six singles matches to storm back for a 6-3 victory over El Camino in a nonconference match on Tuesday at El Camino.
It was the squad's first win of the 2019 season and improved its record to 1-2 on the year.
Irvine Valley dropped two of three doubles sets to start.
Irvine Valley picked it up from there, getting singles wins – all in straight sets - from sophomore Halla Alajeely at the No. 1 position, freshman Sabrina Mendy at No. 2 singles, freshman Alaina Spearman at the No. 3 spot, Lee at No. 4 and Ash at No. 5 singles.
Mendy won, 6-0, 6-0, and Alajeely only dropped one game in her victory.
Irvine Valley will now open Orange Empire Conference play with a home match on Thursday against Orange Coast at 2 p.m.
IRVINE VALLEY 6, EL CAMINO COLLEGE 3
Halla Alajeely (IVC) def. Lina Ito (ECC) 6-1, 6-0
Sabrina Mendy (IVC) def. Madi Giese (ECC) 6-0, 6-0
Riko Tanigawa (ECC) def. Ashley Le (IVC) 6-2, 6-1
Alaina Spearman (IVC) def. Brenda Fernandez (ECC) 6-4, 6-3
Brigget Lee (IVC) def. Kimberly Linares (ECC) 6-4, 6-2
Ariyana Ash (IVC) def. Danielle Wagner (ECC) 6-4, 6-2
1. Ito/Giese (ECC) def. Alajeely/Le (IVC) 8-4
2. Tanigawa/Fernandez (ECC) def. Mendy/Spearman (IVC) 8-4
3. Lee/Ash (IVC) def. Amanda Vitanachi/Jay Gomez (ECC) 8-3