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Glendale Community College tennis squads headed on road for SoCal postseason

Tennis: GCC men face Mt. San Jacinto on Tuesday, while Lady Vaqs face Orange Coast.

April 07, 2014|By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com
  • The Glendale Community College men's and women's tennis teams will each take part in the Southern California Regionals.
The Glendale Community College men's and women's… (Raul Roa Staff Photographer )

For the second season in a row, the Glendale Community College men's and women's tennis teams will be a part of the Southern California Regionals.

Both teams earned No. 5 seeds after the playoff pairings were unveiled Sunday night and will hit the road for first-round matchups at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The men's team, fresh off wining its first Western State Conference championship since 2005, will make the trek to the Inland Empire to face fourth-seeded Mount San Jacinto. The teams did not meet during the regular season.

Glendale (11-4) will appear in its eighth postseason match since coach Bob MacKay took over the program in 2003. Mount San Jacinto (13-5) took second in the Pacific Coast Conference.

The women's team, led by first-year coach Deo Sy, will meet fourth-seeded Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa after placing second in the Western State Conference. The Vaqueros (12-3) didn't face Orange Coast (12-2) during the regular season. Orange Coast placed second in the Orange Empire Conference.

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The second and third rounds will be held April 15 and 19, respectively. The state final will take place April 23 in Ventura County.

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