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ROUNDUP: Ripon Christian, Sierra boys tennis top rivals
Bulletin sports 2020-21
Braden Van Groningen of Ripon Christian backhands it to Ripon's Sahaj Gill in their No. 2 singles match Thursday. - photo by GARY JENSEN/

Bulletin sports 2020-21
Ripon No. 1 player Brendan Lan attacks with the forehand against Ripon Christian's Kalvin Gerdes. - photo by GARY JENSEN/
Ripon Christian's boys tennis team had little resistance on its way to a 9-0 thumping of host Ripon at the Acacia Park courts on Thursday.

Kalvin Gerdes (6-0, 6-1), Braden Van Groningen (6-2, 6-1), Cam Indelicato (6-0, 6-0), Isaac Buwalda (6-0, 6-2), Justin Holman and Luke Schoolland (7-5, 6-1) coasted to straight-set victories in singles play. 

Dylan Koolhaas and Lukas Van Groningen fended off Zach Tos and Levi Lundrisan 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 doubles. Morgan Swager and Logan Pollard won a 10-6 super set over Dilsher Singh and David Wong. Sam Roose and Jaden Bohn completed the shutout with their 10-1 win.

Sierra 5, Manteca 4

Four hard-earned wins and a forfeiture at No. 3 doubles helped Sierra get the better of its visiting rival.

David Martin Jr. pulled out a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 comeback against Kayson Neduvakkattu at No. 3 singles. The Timberwolves also got big wins at Nos. 5 and 6 singles. Zach Van Zwaluenberg outlasted Emiliano Hurtado 7-6, 7-5, while David Nasser prevailed 3-6, 6-4, 10-8 against Kaven Neduvakktu. Rohin Sandhu and David Martin III won the No. 2 doubles match, 6-3, 6-4.

Manteca's Ryan Foo edged out Quentin Banks 4-6, 7-5, 11-9 at the top of the singles ladder. No. 2 Ravpreet Grewal defeated Jason Machado 6-2, 6-2, and No. 4 Ivan Barajas registered the lone 6-0, 6-0 shutout of the contest. Luke Samson and Joseph Nguyen claimed the No. 1doubles match for the Buffaloes, 6-1, 6-2.


Lathrop 317, Patterson 368

Low medalist Abigail Bautista helped the Spartans improve to 2-1 in the Western Athletic Conference North Division with a 12-over 48 at Manteca Park Golf Course.

Jocelyn Baugh contributed a 61, and Helen Lam had a 65.