M&W Tennis: Both teams seeded #1 for playoffs

Tennis teams to open playoffs on Tuesday
Tennis teams to open playoffs on Tuesday

After cruising through their regular seasons, both the men's and women's tennis teams have been seeded #1 for the Southern California Team Playoffs, which start on Tuesday. On the men's side, the Falcons (24-2) will be facing San Diego City College (14-6), which will also be the opponent for the Cerritos (21-1) women's team. Both matches are slated to start at 2:00 p.m.

The Cerritos men, champions of the Western State Conference East Division, will be facing a Knights team that placed second in the Pacific Coast Conference. Of the other seven teams on the post-season, the Falcons have faced four of them and went 4-0. They handed Ventura their only loss and one of the two losses for Riverside City. The winners advance to the Southern California Semifinals, which will take place April 17.

MEN'S TENNIS PLAYOFFS

#8 San Diego City (14-6) @ #1 Cerritos (24-2)
#5 Irvine Valley (6-9) @ #4 College of the Desert (14-2)
#7 Grossmont (15-8) @ #3 Riverside City (18-2)
#6 Saddleback (10-8) @ #2 Ventura (12-1)



The Falcon women, who won the CCCAA Team Championship in 2016, will take on the Knights, who came in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference. Cerritos faced four of the other teams in the playoffs and recorded 9-0 team scores against each of them. They also provided Orange Coast with their lone loss of the season. The winners advance to the Southern California Semifinals, which will take place on April 17.

WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYOFFS

#8 San Diego City (13-5) @ #1 Cerritos (21-1)
#5 Riverside City (11-7) @ #4 Glendale (19-2)
#6 Santa Barbara City (14-4) @ #3 Irvine Valley (12-3)
#5 Grossmont (16-4) @ #2 Orange Coast (16-1)