M. Tennis: Conference opens with shutout win

Men's basketball posts road win at Palomar
Men's basketball posts road win at Palomar

Starting to gain momentum as the season progresses, the Cerritos College men's tennis opened Western State Conference East Division play with a 9-0 shutout win over El Camino College. The Falcons (4-1, 1-0), winners of three matches in a row, will travel to Victor Valley College next Thursday for another conference match.

Doubles play netted three team points for Cerritos, which included an 8-0 win in the #2 spot from freshman Arthur Toledo (Goliath Academy, FL) and sophomore Bruno Duarte (Centro Educacional Rogêdo, Brazil), while the #1 pair of freshman Lucas Legrand (Marie, France) and sophomore Jan Simon (Gymnasium Auf Der Karthause, Germany/Cypress College) posted an 8-1 victory.

The Falcons also won all six singles matches in straight sets, which included a 6-0, 6-0 shutout for Toledo in the #1 position. Only dropping one game, freshman Stevan Quintanar (Cerritos HS) posted a 6-0, 6-1 win in the #5 spot, while the duo of Duarte and sophomore Tomas Bella (Colegio Mallinckrodt, Argentina/Cypress College) surrendered just a pair of games.

Arthur Toledo (CERR) def. Connor Davis (ECC), 6-0, 6-0
Bruno Duarte (CERR) def. Trey Vasquez (ECC), 6-0, 6-2
Jan Simon (CERR) def. Hollard Choi (ECC), 6-4, 6-1
Lucas Legrand (CERR) def. Andre Dinh (ECC), 6-2, 6-1
Stevan Quintanar (CERR) def. Stephen Whitman (ECC), 6-0, 6-1
Tomas Bella (CERR) def. Casey Cook (ECC), 6-1, 6-1

Lucas Legrand/Jan Simon (CERR) def. Trey Vasquez/Hollard Choi (ECC), 8-1
Arthur Toledo/Bruno Duarte (CERR) def. Connor Davis/Stephen Whitman (ECC), 8-0
Stevan Quintanar/Nico De La Pena (CERR) def. Andre Dinh/Sietaro Tarracka (ECC), 8-4