Boys tennis: Jaguars open season with string of wins
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Kimball High’s boys tennis team has started its season on a winning streak, taking four matches in a row, including two Valley Oak League wins.

The Jaguars, defending champions of the VOL, most recently defeated Sonora High 5-4 in Sonora on Tuesday.

Kimball’s top five singles players won all of their matches in straight sets. Sophomore Garrett Chun won his match 6-3, 6-1, senior Mark Dalupan won 6-1, 6-1, junior Nicholas Reilley won 6-3, 6-0, sophomore Ivan Acosta won 6-1, 6-1, and junior Blake Howerton won 6-2, 6-0.

Sonora won the No. 6 singles match and all three doubles matches.

Kimball swept its matches against VOL opponent Weston Ranch on Friday, losing only three games in all the singles matches. Chun, Dalupan, Reilley and Howerton won their matches 6-0, 6-0.

Lodi 6, Tracy 3

The Bulldog tennis team opened its San Joaquin Athletic Association season with a loss Monday at Tracy High. Lodi won five of the six singles matches, with Tracy sophomore Eric Lourwerens winning the No. 6 singles 6-2, 7-5. Tracy also won the top two doubles matches. Senior Chris Kennedy and junior Michael Yamada won 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, and sophomores Jeane Taruc and Hamza Raniwala won 6-4, 6-1.

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Kimball 5, Sonora 4

Sonora High

Garrett Chun (K) d. Andrew Klatt (S), 6-3, 6-1

Mark Dalupan (K) d. Donald Truong (S), 6-1, 6-1

Nicholas Reilley (K) d. Spencer Lyons (S), 6-3, 6-0

Ivan Acosta (K) d. Austin Page (S), 6-1, 6-1

Blake Howerton (K) d. Ian Berkhard (S), 6-2, 6-0

Garder Davis (S) d. Joshua Linsangan (K), 6-3, 6-2

Bence Bogcur and Sam Page (S) d. Arman Bhangu and Bert Yu (K), 6-0, 6-4

Eric Dnoden and Jonathan Abit (S) d. Jack Li and Sridhara Rosebrook (K)

Duncan Ragland and Zack Whitner (S) d. Vinnoth Manikkavelu and Jonathan Wong (K)


Lodi 6, Tracy 3

Tracy High

Jacob Neal (L) d. Andrew Canlas (T), 6-1, 6-1

Nahan Saragoza (L) d. Josh Boehm (T), 6-1, 6-2

Leonardo Recupero (L) d. Nico Cady (T), 6-3, 6-1

Devin Villarin (L) d. Ajay Cheema (T), 6-3, 6-0

Dominic Bubica (L) d. Matthew Nguyen (T), 6-1, 5-7, 6-3

Eric Lourwerens (T) d. Sanjay Shukle (L), 6-2, 7-5

Chris Kennedy and Michael Yamada (T) d. Robert Morris and Josepa Greene (L), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

Jeane Taruc and Hamza Raniwala (T) d. Nick Somera and Stepan Stadritskly (L), 6-4, 6-1

Reid Maley and Muhamed Usman (L) d. Harry Dong and Daniel Sahuri (T), 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

March 7

Kimball 9, Weston Ranch 0

March 7, Kimball High

Garrett Chun (K) d. Chair Saepharn (W), 6-0, 6-0

Mark Dalupan (K) d. Ion Obiso (W), 6-0, 6-0

Nicholas Reilley (K) d. Roen Malihan (W), 6-0, 6-0

Ivan Acosta (K) d. Charlie Stanley (W), 6-1, 6-0

Blake Howerton (K) d. Adam Lee (W), 6-0, 6-0

Arman Bhangu (K) d. Issa Areja (W), 6-1, 6-1

Jack Li and Bert Yu (K) d. Michael Cervantes and Jaspinder Grewal (W), 6-1, 7-5

Nick Nguyen and Aaron Lee (K) d. Kent Balacy and Nick Salvador (W), 6-1, 6-3

Pranav Nampoothiri and Vinnoth Manikkavelu (K) d. Vincent Agrabio and Justin Macaanga (W), 6-0, 6-1.

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