Rio Mesa girls’ tennis stays cool on court

The girl's ready to hit the ball.

Nothing rattles the Rio Mesa High girls’ tennis team. The Spartans are a cool, calm and collected bunch. Not even a showdown against rival Camarillo with first place on the line in the Pacific View League gets the Spartans riled up. “The Camarillo girls are nice,” senior Serena Chow said. “We don’t get caught up […]

End to a perfect run

The perfect run finally ended for the Rio Mesa High girls tennis team, although it was well short of the desired destination.The Spartans lost to Arroyo Grande 11-7 on Monday afternoon in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 playoffs at Rio Mesa High. Rio Mesa finishes the season 20-1, while 23-1 Arroyo […]

Planets align perfectly for Spartan tennis tandem

Jenna Dobrin and Audrey Mayer form a dynamic one-two punch for the Rio Mesa High girls’ tennis team.They’re both honors students with sisters on the varsity team. It’s just coincidence that they have the same pink shoes. Dobrin, a senior captain, is an exuberant, positive leader with a radiant smile. The sophomore Mayer is a […]

Dobrin a winner from start to finish

Dobrin, headshot.

Jenna Dobrin never cared about being in the spotlight for the Rio Mesa High girls tennis team. She just wanted to make a positive contribution in any way possible. Rising from a successful doubles player in her first two years to an equally successful singles player in her last two, Dobrin has paid her dues […]