Eagles' tennis remains perfect

March 12, 2002|STAFF REPORTS

COACHELLA — Southwest High's boys tennis team improved to 4-0 Monday with a 16-2 win over host Coachella Valley.

In singles the Eagles' Timm Walter won his matches 6-0, 6-1, 6-1, Southwest's John Bonano went 2-6, 6-0, 6-2, and the Eagles' Bobby Romero scored 1-6, 6-4, 6-0.

In doubles, Southwest brothers Greg and Randy Lyon made their debut with 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 scores, the Eagles' Chris Thomas and Neil Stickle won 6-1, 6-0, 6-1, and another Southwest brothers duo of Hector and Hiram Bravo was victorious 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.

Southwest hosts Coachella Valley at 3:15 p.m. Friday.

Calexico 12, Indio 6

CALEXICO — The Calexico High boys tennis team kicked off its season with a 12-6 victory over Indio here Monday.

Leading Calexico was No. 2 singles player Efrain Escalante, who swept all his sets 6-0. No. 1 singles player Chris Cota picked up two set wins at 6-3 and 6-4. Steve Zen, No. 3 singles for the Bulldogs, accounted for one point with a 6-3 win.


On the doubles side, Calexico was led by No. 1 team Joseph Alvarez and Eric Leon, which picked up two wins at 6-2 and 7-6 (7-5).

The No. 2 team of Steve Rivera and Jesus Lio won two, 6-2 and 6-3.

Rounding out the doubles points were the No. 3 pair of Larry Tong and Wi Chui Mai winning two at 7-6 (7-4) and 6-4.

Calexico hosts Southwest at 5 p.m. April 8.

Boys golf

Brawley 207, Borrego Springs 217

Desert Hot Springs 194, Brawley 224

BRAWLEY — The Brawley Union High boys golf team downed Borrego Springs 207-217 at the Del Rio Country Club here Monday.

Leading Brawley was Preston Soto with a 45 followed by Stephen Moreno and Steven Gibson with 50s. William Owen rounded things out for Brawley with a 62.

The Wildcats' split squad lost at Desert Hot Springs 194-224 Monday.

Adam Schmidt led Brawley with a 40 followed by Ryan Mamer with a 43 and Michael Quick with a 46. Taylor Smith shot a 47 followed by Jeff Kramer with a 48 for the Wildcats.

Brawley (2-5 overall) plays at Julian at 2 today.

Southwest 165, Indio 201

HOLTVILLE — The Southwest High boys golf team improved to 4-1 with a 165-201 victory over Indio at the Barbara Worth Golf Resort here Monday.

Leading Southwest were Ty Yturralde and Arek Legarra with 40s, followed by Tyler Douthitt with a 42 and Bobby Kirby with a 43.

The Eagles play at Indio at 2 p.m. Friday.

Vincent 181, Imperial 253

BRAWLEY — Jose Lopez was low medalist with a 39 Monday as Vincent Memorial High's boys golf team topped Imperial High 181-253 at Del Rio Country Club.

Also scoring for Vincent were Jorge Vasquez (44), Daniel Rosas (48) and Federico Diaz (50).

Lance Havens and Bode Jackson led Imperial, carding 55 each, Shawn Gutierrez carded 57 and Aaron Nelson added a 66.

Vincent (1-0 Desert Mountain League) travels to Vista on Thursday to face Guajome Park.


Brawley 16, Monte Vista 8

EL CAJON — Brandon Burnett finished 3-for-4 with four RBI to lead the Brawley Union High baseball team to a 16-8 win over Monte Vista here Monday.

Burnett recorded a three-run home run and picked up the win on the mound, going four innings and giving up three earned runs.

David Santana notched the save by pitching three innings, striking out five and giving up two earned runs.

For Brawley, Lafayette Lofton finished 3-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and a home run, Mitchell Ruiz went 2-for-3 with three runs and Matt Smith had a solo home run.

The Wildcats (4-1 overall) host Southwest at 3:15 p.m. March 19.

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