BRAWLEY — With a chilly wind blowing from the west, the Calexico High boys tennis team defeated Brawley Union High 12-6 here Wednesday to claim sole possession of first place in the Imperial Valley League.
Brawley won only two singles sets and Calexico claimed five more sets in doubles play.Brawley's No. 3 singles player, Doug Williams, was the lone Wildcat winner, taking a set from the Bulldogs' No. 2, Miguel Cota, and No. 3, Samuel Garcia. Calexico No. 1, Christian Cota, swept all three of his sets.
In doubles, the Wildcats' No. 2 pair of Matt Reyes/Grant Elmore swept, and Brawley's No. 1 pair of Jacob Amidon/Trevor Finnell took one from Calexico No. 2 pair Andre Barros/Steve Rivera.
Calexico coach David Gastelum said he was pleased to leave Brawley with a victory.
"It's great to win an away match," Gastelum said.
"I'm really proud of my team," he added. "They stepped up to the challenge and both my singles and doubles gave a strong performance."