The Pirates' men's tennis team completed Western State Conference play by completing a season-sweep of Bakersfield College on the road Thursday afternoon. VC blanked the Renegades 9-0 for the second time this season, led by Antonio Rosales, Kyle Spiegelman and Thiago Batista, all of whom posted love and love victories in singles play. Rosales and Spiegelman also won their doubles match 8-0 for Ventura (11-4, 5-2).
Rosales posted his shutout victory in No. 2 singles while Spiegelman won in No. 2 singles. Batista pitched his shutout in the No. 3 slot. James Moulton and Eric Rodriguez each posted 6-1, 6-1 triumphs in Nos. 5 and 6 singles, respectively while Charles De La Laurencie was a 6-1, 6-3 winner in the No. 1 spot.
In doubles, Rosales and Spiegelman won their No. 1 match while Batista and Moulton were victorious at No. 2, 8-1. Jaime Valdez and Rodriguez also posted an 8-2 win in No. 3 doubles.
Ventura closes the regular season at home on Friday March 29 with a non-conference match gainst Grossmont College. Doubles play begins at 2:00 pm at the VC Tennis Center.
Ventura 9, Bakersfield 0
1. Charles De La Laurencie (VC) def. Philip Friden (BC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Antonio Rosales (VC) def. Conrad Dalton (BC) 6-0, 6-0
3. Kyle Spiegelman (VC) def. Luis Aceves (BC) 6-0, 6-0
4. Thiago Batista (VC) def. Adrian Ruiz (BC) 6-0, 6-0
5. James Moulton (VC) def. Edgra Campos (BC) 6-1, 6-1
6. Eric Rodriguez (VC) def. Robert Bankowski (BC) 6-1, 6-1
1. Rosales/Spiegelman (VC) def. Aceves/Dalton (BC) 8-0
2. Batista/Moulton (VC) def. Campos/Ruiz (BC) 8-2
3. Jaime Valdez/Rodriguez (VC) def. Daniel Morales/Bankowski (BC) 8-2