Palisades High freshman Olivia Colman finished third at the All-City Individuals Tennis Tournament last week in Encino. Seeded third in a draw of 64 players, Colman advanced to the semifinals of the singles draw without losing a set. She routed North Hollywood’s Marsha Clever 6-1, 6-0 in the quarterfinals before falling to second-seeded Desiree Stone (also of North Hollywood) in the semifinals 6-3, 7-5. But Colman wasn’t done. She was ahead of Westchester’s Simone Greene 6-2, 5-7, 3-1 in the third-place match when Greene had to retire due to injury. Colman was the only Dolphin singles player to earn All-City honors. Yasmir Navas and Krista Slocum were trying to become the third consecutive Pali High doubles duo to win the All-City tournament. Seeded No. 1 out of 32 teams, they advanced to the finals with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 semifinal victory over fourth-seeded Cielo Domingo and Tisha Sutphin of Carson, but lost to third-seeded Roxanne Plata and Alex Margolin of Granada Hills, 7-6 (7-5), 6-1, in the finals. Plata and Margolin, who led Granada Hills to the City Section team championship last month, defeated Pali’s No. 2 team, Cody Clark and Lauren Pugatch, 6-0, 6-3 in the semifinals Clark and Pugatch were seeded seventh and beat Dolphin teammates Rebecca Feuerlicht and Brittany O’Neil in the round of 16 before winning their quarterfinal match by a walkover. Clark and Pugatch lost to Domingo and Sutphin 2-6, 6-2, 6-0, in the third-place match. The tandems of Slocum-Navas and Clark-Pugatch each earned first-team All-City honors by virtue of finishing in the top four in the All-City tournament. Sisters Jennifer and Marissa Lin won the All-City doubles title in 2001 while Jasmine Reed and Madison Sellers teamed to win it last year.
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