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King Philip Regional High’s Becca Ricci returns the ball during her singles match against Mansfield High’s Paulina Martin Monday at Memorial Park in Mansfield. See story, photo/Page B2.

MANSFIELD - Freshman Erin Regnier and junior Megan Sepich won their respective No. 2 and 3 singles matches in straight sets in guiding the King Philip High girls' tennis team to a 4-1 victory over Mansfield High Monday in a Hockomock League match at Memorial Park.

Both Warrior doubles teams won their matches in straight sets without losing a game. Paulina Martin scored the lone point for the Hornets, taking the first set of her match with Becca Ricci, 6-1.

KP (7-2) visits Franklin Tuesday, while Mansfield (4-4) visits Oliver Ames Wednesday.

Sophia Prinos and Julia Muise each lost just one game in winning their respective No. 1 and 2 singles matches, while Kayla Prag fired a straight-sets shutout at No. 3 singles as Foxboro (5-1) downed Canton 4-1 in a Hockomock League match. Foxboro entertains North Attleboro Wednesday.

Attleboro played its best tennis team of the season, but still fell 5-0 to Franklin in a Hockomock League match. Anna Nelson won the first set at No. 3 singles, while Mari Piazza and Taylor Palermo dropped a three-set match at No. 1 doubles. AHS (2-6) visits Taunton Wednesday.

Claudette Elkhoury picked up the only point for Seekonk in a 4-1 South Coast Conference loss to Apponequet, winning in straight sets, including a second-set shutout, at No. 3 singles. The Warriors (2-3) host Case on Thursday.

Ashley Dennett and Jane Richardson won their No. 2 doubles match in straight sets, losing just four games, but Norton suffered a 4-1 loss to Ashland in a Tri-Valley League match. The Lancers (1-5) host Dedham today.

King Philip 4, Mansfield 1: Paulina Martin (M) def. Becca Ricci 6-1, 6-4; Erin Regnier (KP) def. Sarah Doyle 6-2, 6-2; Megan Sepich (KP) def. Elizabeth Elsner 6-2, 6-3; Megan Davenport-Carly Adams (KP) def. Jessica Hanley-Tessa Garufi 6-0, 6-0; Corrine Palumbo-Lucy Barnard (KP) def. Lauren Hobaicia-Hannah Podolske 6-0, 6-0.

Franklin 5, Attleboro 0: Hannah Sweeney (F) def. Torey Lussier 6-0, 6-0; Anya Doric (F) def. Bri Aronne 6-3, 6-0; Stephanie Schiavo (F) def. Anna Nelson 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-6; Julia Hogan-Madison Derby (F) def. Taylor Palermo-Mari Piazza 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; Sarah Cobe-Jillian McLaughlin (F) def. Katie Furtado-Brooklyn Palermo 6-2, 6-3.

Foxboro 4, Canton 1: Sophia Prinos (F) def. Emma Sokolovsky 6-1, 6-0; Julia Muise (F) def. Jamie Cree 6-1, 6-0; Kayla Prag (F) def. Adina Jean 6-0, 6-0; Olivia Dantona-Kendall Milender (F) dfe. Julia Burkowsky-Caitlin Matthews 6-1, 3-6, 6-3; Stelina Michelidis-Sarah Hernandez (C) def. Jacye Nicklas-Lindsey Young 6-2, 7-5.

Ashland 4, Norton 1: Heidi Ofperhout (A) def. Megan Moriarty 6-2, 6-0; Neeharika Chanda (A) def. Stephanie Murphy 6-3, 6-1; Kelsey Collins (A) def. Christina Phillips 6-1, 6-1; Sanjana Mandala-Eva Biuklich (A) def. Kerri Webber-Katie Moniz 6-4, 6-1; Jane Richardson-Ashley Dennett (N) def. Rivi Knyazhitsky-Mady Irwin 6-1, 6-3.

Apponequet 4, Seekonk 1: Leann Kendall (A) def. Jennavie Semedo 6-0, 6-0; Shawna Walker (A) def. Charlotte Drainville 6-1, 6-2; Claudette Elkhoury (S) def. Caroline Lambert 6-4, 6-0; Sam Turcotte-Megan Hughes (A) def. Hannah MacDonald-Isabella Pezzulli 8-6, 6-3; Emma Santos-Brooke Kromer (A) def. Hannah Hendricks-Emma Mace 6-2, 7-5.

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