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ROUNDUP: Buffs blank East Union in boys tennis
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Amanda Fernandez powers the forehand to Johansen's' Gayle Cabal in the No. 2 match for host Lathrop on Monday. - photo by Wayne Thallander

Ryan Foo pulled out a 7-6 (0), 5-7, 10-6 win over East Union's Kelton D'Souza in the No. 1 singles match on Monday, helping visiting Manteca secure a 9-0 boys tennis shutout in

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Lathrop No. 6 singles player Godwina Ogbeide hits the forehand return to Johansen's Kylie Thiesson on Monday. - photo by Wayne Thallander
Valley Oak League play. 

The Buffaloes rolled to two-set sweeps in all other matches that took place. East Union, which was without its top player, could not fill spots at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles. 

Kayson Neduvakkattu defeated Daniel Ngo 6-4, 6-0 at No. 2 singles Ravpreet Grewal (6-0, 6-1), Ivan Barajas (6-2, 6-0) and Kaven Neduvakkattu (6-2, 6-1) also picked up wins for the Buffs.

Emiliano Hurtado and Jordan Navales combined for the No. 1 doubles match, beating Landon Wolfe and Benjamin Potter, 6-1, 6-1. Luke Samson and Zerak Jalali prevailed, 6-2, 6-3. 


Rcipon 198, Manteca 266

Gabbi Ilardi was low medalist at Jack Tone Golf Course, shooting a 1-over 32. 

Katie Martin and Zoe Bremer shared the next best score with 37s. Tyla Branham and Ana DiGulio contributed with a 45 and 47, respectively.

Emalyne Lundbum carded a 44 to lead Manteca. Kylie Elliott added a 52, Courtney Washburn and Bella George each scored a 55, and Ava Garay rounded out the Buffaloes' score with a 60. 

Sierra 298, Central Catholic 314

Mikaella Manto was the difference for Sierra, which rode her 2-over 38 card to a VOL win at Manteca Park Golf Course.

Teammate Jenna Villanueva tied for the next best score with a 56. Anna Dickinson chipped in with a 62. Rylee Zavala and Mackenzie Funk each had a 71.


Lathrop 6, Johansen 3

Forfeitures at all three doubles spots helped Lathrop win the Western Athletic Conference match after the two teams split the six singles contests.

Amanda Fernandez took the No. 2 singles match for the Spartans, defeating Gayle Cabal, 6-0, 6-4. No. 4 player Hailey Hunter cruised 6-0, 6-1 past Sithili Percho, and No. 6 Godwina Ogbeide won with the same scores against Kylie Thiesson. 

Tammy Pham dropped a 5-7, 1-6 decision to McKenna Taylor at the No. 1 spot. No. 3 Jocelyn Lat was also competitive, falling 4-6, 3-6 against Anais Gonzalez.