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TENNIS: Manteca, Sierra blank Weston Ranch, Escalon
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Manteca's Luke Sampson won 6-2, 6-1. - photo by Dave Campbell

Manteca swept visiting Weston Ranch in the four singles matches

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Weston Ranch's Chen Yu lost 2-6, 2-6 - photo by Dave Campbell
Thursday in Valley Oak League tennis action with no doubles matches played.

Manteca No. 1 Ivan Barajas downed Chen Yu 6-2, 6-2.

“It feels great to just have fun again,” Barajas said. “This wasn’t my best day playing but I played as hard as I could.”

No. 2 Emiliano Hurtado, No.3 Luke Sampson and No. 4 Kevin Neduvakktu all won for the Buffaloes with Hurtado downing Marcos Arriaza 6-2, 6-1; No. 3 Luke Sampson defeating Ricky Sanchez 6-2, 6-1 and Neduvakktu taking Hector Lafayette in straight sets 6-0, 6-0. 

Sierra 9, Escalon 0

The host Timberwolves had little resistance in defeating Escalon.

Quentin Banks cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win in the No. 1 singles match. David Martin Jr. was in the most competitive match, holding on for a 6-3, 7-6 victory at No. 3 singles.

Jason Machado (6-2, 6-1), Zach Van Zwaluwenberg (6-1, 6-1), David Nasser (6-3, 6-0) and Aaron Crawford (6-0, 6-0) also won. Sierra won all three doubles matches by forfeiture.