After multiple re-schedulings, the Pirates' men's tennis team finally faced Santa Babrara City College, coming away with an 8-1 victory at Pershing Park on Tuesday. Thiago Batista highlighted the day with a golden set, producing 24 straight winners in his 6-0, 6-0 victory in No. 5 singles. He then teamed up with Jacob Boucher for an 8-0 win in No. 3 doubles for the Pirates (6-3, 2-2).
Kyle Spiegelman began the day with a win in No. 3 singles when his opponent retired trailing 5-0, and Alexandre Campolina prevailed in No. 4 singles when his opponent was disqualified with Campolina ahead 4-1. Batista then posted his win, then Antonio Rosales won his No. 1 singles contest, 6-1, 6-2. Charles De La Laurencie clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles.
In doubles, Rosales and Spiegelman won in No. 1 singles, 8-2.
The Pirates next host Bakersfield on Thursday March 14. Singles matches begin at 2:00pm at the VC Tennis Center.
Ventura 8, Santa Barbara 1
1. Antonio Rosales (VC) def. Dominic Signorello (SBCC) 6-1, 6-2
2. Charles De La Laurencie (VC) def. Andres Decock (SBCC) 6-1, 6-4
3. Kyle Spiegelman (VC) def Jakob Rinschen (SBCC) 5-0 (SBCC Retired)
4. Alexandre Campolina (VC) def Ronan Castelyen (SBCC) 4-1 (SBCC DQ)
5. Thiago Batista (VC) def Gabriel Cabezas (SBCC) 6-0, 6-0 *1st set was a Golden Set
6. James Moulton (VC) lost to Dominic Mariseal (SBCC) 6-4, 4-6, 2-10 (Super Tiebreaker)
Order of Finish: 3,4,5,1,2,6
1. Antonio Rosales/Kyle Spiegleman (VC) def. Dominic Signorello/Andres Decock (SBCC) 8-2
2. No #2 was played SBCC Defaulted
3. Thiago Batista/ Jacob Boucher (VC) def. Gabriel Cabezas/Dominic Mariseal (SBCC) 8-0
Order of Finish: 1,3