The team season for Irvine Valley men's tennis came to an end on Tuesday.
The No. 2 Lasers fell to third-seeded College of the Desert, 5-2, in the second round of the Southern California Regional Dual Playoffs at home.
It was the second straight season that COD knocked the Lasers out of the postseason.
Irvine Valley, which had won 12 straight matches, finished its team season with a record of 12-2 overall. The Lasers won the Orange Empire Conference title this year.
But the Roadrunners were better on Tuesday.
College of the Desert won two of three doubles matches to start things off.
But COD captured the first two singles contests to take control and move ahead, 4-1.
IVC stayed alive with a hard-fought, straight-set victory from freshman Julian Lafond on the third court.
But The Roadrunners closed the match out with a win on the fourth court with Saar Rogovski defeating Irvine Valley freshman Derek Lin.
Irvine Valley now moves on to competing in individual competition at the CCCAA State Championships in singles and doubles at Ojai next week.
College of the Desert 5, Irvine Valley 2
1. Boyd (COD) def. Mirecki (IVC), 6-0, 6-1
2. Kuperstein (COD) def. McBride (IVC), 6-0, 6-2
3. Lafond (IVC) def. Vogt (COD), 7-6, 6-4
4. Rogovski (COD) def. Lin (IVC), 7-6, 6-1
5. Safi (IVC) vs. Romero (COD), unfinished
6. Souza (IVC) vs. Hosein (COD), unfinished