UM #2, Caitlyn Keane.  Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

UNION MINE'S Caitlyn Keane, pictured earlier this spring, has played both singles and doubles for the D'backs. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins


Tennis: D’backs, Trojans duplicate wins

By From page A8 | April 09, 2014

Both Union Mine and Oak Ridge swept its respective local counterparts last week as the rain abated to allow tennis to resume.

The D’backs doubled up El Dorado 6-3, splitting singles but taking four of five doubles matches. El Dorado won No. 1 girls singles, No. 2 boys and No. 1 girls doubles.

Sitting at 5-2 in the Sierra Valley Conference, Union Mine tackled River City Wednesday in West Sacramento — the resumption of a rain-halted match and one that was cancelled all together. The Raiders won both.

“A doubleheader on the warmest day so far was not the best way to go but we are caught up on the schedule,” D’back coach Chris Schnaidt said. “The scores (1-8, 2-7) look ugly but we were hanging around. We lost two match tiebreaks in both matches. Had we won those, the scores would have reflected how close the matches really were.”

The Trojans shut out the Bruins for the second time, winning each match in straight sets. Oak Ridge has a big rematch tomorrow against Jesuit at the Rio Del Oro Racquet Club. Earlier this spring, the Marauders defeated Troy at Broadstone.

Union Mine 1, River City 8
Singles (UM first): Michelle Doyle def. by He, 0-6, 6-7; Spencer McClain def. by Tern, 6-7, 7-6, 8-10; Madiy Wiltshire def. by Ouenga, 0-6, 0-6; Jason Lee def. by Johnston, 4-6, 4-6.
Doubles (UM first): Caitlyn Keane-Jessica Rapp def. by Malido-Bui, 1-6, 0-6; Mitchell Peaslee-Kyle Gardner def. by Akshay-Chhay, 6-4, 2-6, 3-10; Elize Piazza-Liz Kilkenny def. by Ngo-Jasmine B., 2-6, 0-6; Chris Lee-Robert Taylor def. by Dinh-Tagupa, 1-6, 1-6; Ellie Bertucelli-Sam Murphy def. Monjares-Olsen, 6-1, 6-7, 10-7.
Union Mine 2, River City 7
Singles (UM first): Doyle def. by He, 6-1, 4-6, 7-10; McClain def. Tern, 6-1, 6-1; Keanne def. by Malido, 1-6, 1-6; Lee def. by Johnson, 3-6, 7-6, 6-10.
Doubles (UM first): Wiltshire-Bertucelli def. by Bui-Quenga, 1-6, 0-6; Johnny D’Agostini-Murphy def. by Chhay-Tagupa, 1-6, 1-6; Rapp-Kilkenny def. by Ngo-Benafghart, 1-6, 0-6; Peaslee-Gardner def. Gaclklun-Mattez, 6-4, 2-6, 10-8; Piazza-Lee def. by Olsen-Dinh, 2-6, 2-6.
Union Mine 6, El Dorado 3
Singles (UM first): Michelle Doyle def. by Daphne Green, 6-4, 0-6, 2-6; Spencer McClain def. Ian Gollihur, 6-2, 6-0; Madiy Wiltshire def. Ada Mittelstadt, 6-4, 6-3; Jason Lee def. by Chris Bodle, 6-1, 4-6, 1-6.
Doubles (UM first): Ellie Bertucelli-Caitlyn Keane def. by Haley Warneke-Abbie Bringolf, 2-6, 5-7; Kyle Gardner-Chris Lee def. Dane Neves-Nolan Stark, 6-4, 6-4; Jessica Rapp-Kalina Maricich def. Jordan Halk-Anabel Mittelstadt, 6-1, 6-3; Mitchell Peaslee-Johnny D’Agostini def. Rider Schwenk-Austin Jastrab, 6-1, 6-0; Elise Piazza-Sam Murphy def. Oscar Baud-Jamie Maynard, 6-1, 6-4.
Oak Ridge 9, Ponderosa 0
Singles (OR first): Charlie Conarro def. Trip Moore, 6-3, 6-1; Matt Fergerson def. Quaid Moore, 6-0, 6-0; Simon Chan def. Hunter Portillo, 6-1, 6-1; Clarence Lai def. Kyle Johnson, 6-1, 6-0; Matt Lai def. James Kanzaki, 6-0, 6-0; Sam Miller def. Rudy Arocan, 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles (OR first): Hayden Jacobsen-Armon Aryani def. Brandon Kanzaki-Jacob Lacy, 6-0, 6-2; Hunter newcomer-Jason Rouse def. Robert Rush-Andrew Culver, 6-2, 6-4; Kyle Tomaszewski-Cole Malibiran def. Shane Montgomery-Jacob Smith, 6-1, 6-0.
Golden Sierra 3, Highlands 6
Singles (GS first): Eric Yamzon def. Gomez, 6-1, 6-1. Willow O’Dette def. by Castro, 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles (GS first): Daniel Lesher-Casey Blakley def. Vang/Valadez, H, 10-7. Emily Alexander-Taylor Eicher def. by Mackinga-Homan, 10-5. Jennifer Ussery-Connor McEntire def. by S. Trejo/Ngo, H, 10-3.


Jerry Heinzer

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