Ventura College Athletics

Pirate Tennis Makes It Six Straight WSC Matches

Solal Cherqui won his No 1 singles match 6-1, 6-3 as VC swept Santa Barbara 9-0 to remain undefeated Thursday afternoon.
Solal Cherqui won his No 1 singles match 6-1, 6-3 as VC swept Santa Barbara 9-0 to remain undefeated Thursday afternoon.

The VC Men's tennis team made it six straight sweeping victories in conference play Thursday afternoon with a 9-0 triumph over Santa Barbara City College at Pershing Park. Alexander Martin posted a love love victory at No. 6 singles, and Augustin Lestelle and Rodrigo Perdigao blanked their opponents in No. 3 doubles.The victory maintains the Pirates' perfect mark at 9-0 and runs their Western State Conference mark to 6-0.

Solal Cherqui had little trouble at No. 1 singles, taking the match by a 6-1, 6-3 count, while Priyank Soni won at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-4. Augustin Lestelle won his No. 3 singles match 6-3, 6-3, and Rafael Dunan moved up to win at No. 4 singles, 6-3, 6-0. Perdigao won his No. 5 singles match, 6-3, 6-4. 

In doubles play, Manu Rowe and Martin won at No. 1, 8-6, and Dunan and Jakob Rinschen prevailed in No. 2 doubles, 8-5.

VC next heads south to Cerritos College on Friday March 9 to take on the top-ranked Falcons in a key non-conference match. Play is set to begin at 2:00 pm

Ventura 9, Santa Barbara 0

Singles

1. Solal Cherqui (VC) def. Guillaume Daurelle (SBCC), 6-1, 6-3
2. Priyank Soni (VC) def. Pierre Alexander Fumat (SBCC), 6-1, 6-4
3. Augustin Lestelle (VC) def. Arthur Scharff (SBCC), 6-3, 6-3
4. Rafael Dunan (VC) def. Albert Chami (SBCC), 6-3, 6-0
5. Rodrigo Perdigao (VC) def. Sebastian Moenster (SBCC), 6-3, 6-4
6. Alexander Martin (VC) def. Johannes Bonse (SBCC), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

1. Manu Rowe/Martin (VC) def. Daurelle/Fumat (SBCC), 8-6
2. Dunan/Jakob Rinschen (VC) def. Scharff/Moenster  (SBCC), 8-5
3. Lestelle/Perdigao(VC) def. Wells/Mark Morales (SBCC), 8-0