Men’s tennis extended their winning streak to five as they cruised against Mt. San Antonio on Feb.24. The Falcons played their first conference game of the season at home and won 9-0.
The Falcons next game is at home against El Camino College. It will be their second conference game in the season.
The Men’s tennis team record is 9-1 on the season and they are 1-0 in conference play.
The men started off with playing singles first.
No.1 singles Amadi Kagoma (Cerritos) defeated Erik Martinez (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-4, 6-2.
No.2 singles Antonio Torrebella-Clark (Cerritos) defeated Aron Hayes (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-1, 6-2.
No.3 singles Agustin Lombardi (Cerritos) defeated Kenny Simmons (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-3, 6-2.
No.4 singles Mathieu David (Cerritos) defeated Adrian Perelta (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-2, 6-4.
No.5 singles Henry Ayesiga (Cerritos) defeated Kimlong Phan (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-1, 6-2.
No.6 singles Mark Antoniuk (Cerritos) defeated Jay Acosta (Mt. SAC) with the score of 6-0, 6-4.
The men took advantage of singles and went up 6-0. They looked for the shutout in doubles.
No.1 doubles Amadi Kagoma/ Henry Ayesiga defeated Erik Martinez/ Kenny Simmons 9-8 winning in a tiebreaker.
No.2 doubles Agustin Lombardi/ Mark Antoniuk defeated Aron Hayes/ Kimlong Phan with the score of 9-7.
No.3 doubles Mathieu David/ Milos Zoric defeated Adrian Peralta/ K. Sakata with the score of 8-2.
Head coach Alvin Kim said, “We really need to take it easy the next couple of days because we have a big match on Friday against Mesa (San Diego Mesa).”
He added, “The next game El Camino is down this year [so] we aren’t expecting it to be much difficult.”
Henry Ayesiga said “I want to say the match was easy but overall I think it was fair and I managed to win.”
Ayesiga mentioned, “For now on in the season [it] isn’t going to be easy so we will be ready.”
Mark Antoniuk said “It was a good match, it was tough in doubles, [but] coach helped us mentally to get our focus back.”
Antoniuk added, “We are going to play much better than we did today because Friday is a big game.”