Tigers Throttle Visiting Santa Barbara City, 8-1, Thursday in Non-conference Match Thursday

Tigers Throttle Visiting Santa Barbara City, 8-1, Thursday in Non-conference Match Thursday

RIVERSIDE -- Sweeping all three doubles matches and winning five of six singles matches, the 2017 Riverside City College (RCC) Tigers men's tennis team logged an 8-1 non-conference win over the visiting Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) Vaqueros Thursday (Feb. 2) at the Fran Bushman Tennis Courts on the RCC campus.

Riverside City (3-0 overall) was paced by freshman James Andra (Riverside - Arlington HS), who won at No. 1 singles also won at No. 3 doubles with partner, sophomore Trent Harris (Riverside - Poly HS) - who is pictured - and also won at No. 6 singles.

RCC is ranked seventh in Southern California which mirrors last season's final ranking of seventh in the region. The Tigers also are ranked tenth in the state.

SBCC (0-1 overall) won at No. 2 singles.

The Tigers return to the courts on Friday, Feb. 3, when they host the Glendale College Vaqueros for a non-conference match which begins at 2 p.m.

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California Community College Men's Tennis

Non-Conference Dual Match

Santa Barbara City College at Riverside City College

Thursday, February 2, 2017

 

Doubles

1. Sami Akouz/Thierry van Os (RCC) def. Spencer Ekola/Emerson Sekban (SBCC) 8-6

2. Grady Harrell/Brandon Moerer (RCC) def. Dim Dros/Jack Zhao (SBCC) 8-3

3. James Andra/Trent Harris (RCC) def. Stevie Acuna/Adolfo Ortega (SBCC) 8-3

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1

 

Singles

1. James Andra (RCC) def. Emerson Sekban (SBCC) 7-6(5), 0-6, 10-5

2. Spencer Ekola (SBCC) def. Sami Akouz (RCC) 6-2, 6-3

3. Thierry van Os (RCC) def. Stevie Acuna (SBCC) 6-0, 6-0

4. Grady Harrell (RCC) def. Adolfo Ortega (SBCC) 6-2, 6-3

5. Ryan Cala (RCC) def. Dim Dros (SBCC) 6-1, 6-0

6. Trent Harris (RCC) def. Jack Zhao (SBCC) 6-2, 6-2

Order of Finish: 3, 5, 4, 2, 6, 1;

 

Final Score: at Riverside City College 8, Santa Barbara City College 1

Riverside City College: Overall: 3-0, Orange Empire Conf.: 0-0

Santa Barbara City College: Overall: 0-1, Western State Conf.: 0-0

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