February 8, 2013
Buckeye Valley put together another solid showing Monday against host Pleasant, getting contributions from players on all five courts en route to the clean sweep.
The Barons’ singles standouts lost just three games all match long as Jack Baesman knocked off the Spartans’ Christian Vaflor 6-2, 6-0 at first singles; Zack Baesman beat Malachi Sparling 6-0, 6-0 at second singles; and Eddie Fairbanks defeated Aaron Reeve 6-0, 6-1 at third singles.
The doubles teams were just as dominant. Buckeye Valley’s P.J. Roden and Noah McDevitt-Stredney knocked off Pleasant’s Ian Kieffer and David Schuring 6-1, 6-1 at first doubles while Zach Hassinger and Andrew Lucas handled Cameron Osbourn and Ethan Yoder by a 6-1, 6-1 margin at second doubles.
Hayes 4, River Valley 1
Nick Tanuredjo continued his solid season and Colton Richard won the first varsity singles match of his career as the Pacers picked up an impressive non-league win Monday at River Valley High School.
Tanuredjo outlasted Chris Price 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4 at first singles and Richard knocked off Andrew Milligan 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 at third singles. Hayes’ other wins came on the doubles courts as Spencer Deighton and Nathan Bonofiglio combined to beat Josh Montgomery and Matt Longacre 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles; and the duo of Jason Watkins and Nate Miklas handled Lance De Long and Michael Sarrs 6-2, 6-0 at second doubles.
Dublin Coff. 4, Liberty 1
The Patriots struggled on the singles courts, but got big-time efforts from the doubles duos during Monday’s OCC clash in Powell.
Liberty’s lone win came from the team of Vick Chhabria and Kevin Pang, who combined for a 6-4, 6-2 win at first doubles. The other doubles duo, Manu Matsa and Kyle Flahive, battled, but were edged in a thrilling showdown, 7-6, 6-7, 10-8.