IVC's Thuy Hoang wins conference singles and doubles titles   

Tags: Athletics, Badminton

DSC_02941652.jpgIrvine Valley sophomore Thuy Hoang defeated teammate Vimla Phongasavithas in the singles title match of the Orange Empire Conference Badminton Finals tournament last Friday at San Diego Mesa.

With the win, Hoang, who hasn't dropped a singles match this season, earned conference player of the year honors.

Hoang and Phongasavithas teamed up to capture the conference doubles title at the tournament.

Hoang and Phongasavithas qualified for both singles and doubles for the state tournament May 12-14 in San Francisco.

Irvine Valley's doubles team of Ann Nim and Nancy Chen also qualified for the state doubles tournament by taking sixth at the conference event.

Irvine Valley will also represent Southern California in the state team final in San Francisco.

The Lasers defeated Pasadena City to win the regional title last week.

Posted by  Nathan Quach  on  5/6/2011
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