Eagle Tennis Loses Tight One at COD
The MSJC men's tennis team lost a close Pacific Coast Athletic Conference match on Thursday to College of the Desert 5-4 in Palm Desert.
The Eagles got off to a good start with a win by Vitor Galvao in the #1 singles match as he won 6-2, 4-6, and 10-5. Thibaud Garces and Gabe da Costa also picked up singles wins as the team score was tied at 3-3 after singles. In doubles the Roadrunners captured the #2 and #3 matches to win 5-4. Galvao and Bruno Campos did get the Eagles other team point with a doubles victory 6-3 and 6-0.
The loss dropped MSJC to 11-5 overall and 9-3 in the PCAC, while Desert improved to 11-0 in conference action. The Eagles are currently tied for second with San Diego Mesa the team they will host on Tuesday. Tuesday's match at MSJC will start at 2 pm.
MSJC's Vitor Galvao won both his singles and doubles match on Thursday, but it was not quite enough as the second place Eagles lost to first place College of the Desert 5-4 in Palm Desert.