M. Tennis: Team earns win over El Camino

Falcons post win over El Camino
Falcons post win over El Camino

In their second South Coast Conference match this season, the Cerritos College men's tennis team posted a 7-0 win over visiting El Camino College on Thursday. The Falcons (11-1, 2-0) will host NCAA Division III Swarthmore (PA) College at 2:00 p.m. next Thursday.

Playing their non-starters against the Warriors, Cerritos won each of the matches in straight sets, with two of the singles matches finishing with 6-0, 6-0 scores. Sophomore Henry Ayesiga (Malezi School, Kenya) and freshman Marcos Paulo Silvestre (Colégio Tiradentes, Brazil) did not give up a set in their singles matches, while freshman Mukhammadjon Sanaev (Tashkent International School, Uzbekistan) surrendered just one game in his #3 singles match.

Both Biel Roca Carreras (Iguolada, Spain) and Kwang-Eun Lee (Sunny Hills HS) lost just two games in their straight set wins. In doubles play, the pairings of both Ayesiga and Rosa Carreras, along with Sanav and Lee posted 8-1, 8-1 wins.

Due to the shorthanded roster by El Camino, there was no #6 singles and #3 doubles match held.

Henry Ayesiga (CERR) def. Kyle Ou (ECC), 6-0, 6-0
Biel Roca Carreras (CERR) def. Louis Tanada (ECC), 6-1, 6-1
Mukhammadjon Sanaev (CERR) def. Jie Ong (ECC), 6-1, 6-0
Kwang-Eun Lee (CERR) def. Daniel Fisher (ECC), 6-2, 6-0
Marcos Paulo Silvestre (CERR) def. Chris Gordon (ECC), 6-0, 6-0
No #6 singles match was held

Henry Ayesiga/Biel Roca Carreras (CERR) def. Louis Tanada/Chris Gordon (ECC), 8-1
Mukhammadjon Sanaev/Kwang-Eun Lee (CERR) def. Kyle Ou/Jie Ong (ECC), 8-1
No #3 doubles match was held

Photos by Daryl Peterson