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Singles shutouts highlight Mantecas dominant win
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OAKDALE — No. 1 singles player Solman Aniss was one of four Manteca players to win shutouts, and the Buffaloes rolled past postseason hopeful Oakdale 9-0 on Tuesday.
Kyle Thornburg, Lenard Gutierrez and Matt Pabla also blanked their opponents. Manteca improved to 9-1 in the Valley Oak League and 11-3 overall. Oakdale visits for a rematch today.
“After a good day of practice yesterday we came out ready to play.” Manteca coach Frank Fontana said. “Oakdale is competing for third place in league and we needed to play well to get the win. Solmon stood out in his singles win. He is starting to put his game together. Kyle, Lenard and Matt put together complete performances.”
Si Hao Tang (6-4, 6-2) and Yok Eyh Ma (6-1, 6-1) won in straight sets. In doubles, Dhillon Patel/Kevin Lin (6-0, 6-4), Kurtis Ma/Cameron Gonzales (6-0, 6-1) and Rey Anaya/Joseph Poncini (6-1, 6-1) completed the team shutout.
East Union 7,
Weston Ranch 2
The host Lancers won five singles matches to clinch the victory, getting points from Jake Kramer (6-0, 6-1), Andrew Rosette (6-0, 6-1), Gerardo Romero (6-0, 6-2), Hector Romero (6-1, 6-2) and Jose Sanchez (6-0, 6-2).
Weston Ranch’s Kent Balacy squeaked past Kyle Niendorf 6-4, 7-5 in the No. 1 singles match. Weston Ranch also got a win from No. 2 doubles partners Malachi Moore and Phillip Orpilla (6-3, 6-4). Winning doubles matches for East Union were Matthew Vadachira/Arvind Singh (7-5, 6-0) and Tyler Cobb/Jared O’Conner (6-1, 6-4).

Sierra 8, Lathrop 1
LATHROP — Kyle Banks (6-1, 6-1), Jameson Smith (6-0, 6-1), Mark Paule (7-6, 6-1), Jimmy Galindo (7-5, 6-1) and Cyrus Hunter (6-4, 6-1) were singles winners for Sierra.
The Timberwolves were even more dominant in doubles play, as Elijah Jacobsen/Mat Len (6-1, 6-3), Charles Wichert/Amalio Durazo (6-3, 6-2) and Tyler Holmes/Robert Tavares (6-0, 6-1) rolled in straight sets.
Navinder Dhindosa tallied host Lathrop’s only point with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph at No. 2 singles.