Men's Tennis Team Bounces Back With Win
Preseason ITA #5 MSJC Mens tennis rebounds from a tough home loss to beat visiting LA Pierce College.
It was another strong showing for #1 singles Emmanuel Mensah and #3 Bruno Reich who remian undefeated in singles play. Richard Tetteh debuted at the #4 spot and easily overpowered his opponent. Playing in the #2 spot was super sophomore Carlos Marquez. Carlos played a very tough and determined opponent but was able to pull out the victory in the 3rd set tie-breaker. Unfortunately, Kenny Hotchkiss and Tyler Park were unable to secure their positions at 5 and 6, however they played with excellent determination and heart. MSJC completed a sweep in the doubles lineup which gave them an overall victory score of 7-2. The mens tennis team prepares tomorrow for a match up at Pacific Coast Powerhouse Grossmont College this Thursday @ El Cajon.
LA Pierce 2
1. Emmanuel Mensah (msjc) def. Paul Nguyen (lap) 6-2, 6-0
2. Carlos Marquez (msjc) def. Ari Cohen (lap) 6-2, 2-6 10-3
3. Bruno Reich (msjc) def. Jon Lexa (lap) 6-2, 6-3
4. Richard Tetteh (msjc) def. Logan Feldstien (lap) 6-1, 6-1
5. Matias Castro (lap) def. Kenny Hotchkiss (msjc) 6-3, 7-6 (4)
6. Tunde Alele (lap) def. Tyler Park (msjc) 6-3, 5-7 10-6
1. Mensah/Tetteh (msjc) def. Nguyen/Cohen (lap) 8-3
2. Marquez/Reich (msjc) def. Lexa/Feldstien (lap) 8-4
3. Hotchkiss/Beck-Gonzales (msjc) def. Finkleberg/Castro (lap) 8-4