By Nacole Miller, Seward County Sports Information
LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward Saints men's tennis team comes out with another win making their overall record 11-1. Saints took on the Southeastern Oklahoma State Savage Storms and won 5-1 overall and only played till the clenched match.
Doubles play was three long back and forth and emotional matches that could have been anyone's matches. Finishing first was No.3, team Benji FInet and Carlo Izurieta who won 8-2 against Jeremy Despont and Danrich Kruger. No.2 was next with Saints Tim Lamare and Duro Opacic defeating Sandro Lena and Milos Vuckovic 9-7. Final was No.1 doubles team Nicolas Rousset and Hugo Lobo who played such an emotional back and forth match against Carlos Anez and Ondrej Nice and won 8-6.
With the Saints up 3-0, they only needed to win two singles matches to clench and finish the entire match. The first person to give the Saints another win was No.6 Franck Soulerot who defeated Despont 6-4, 6-1. Next was No.1 Rousset who took a hard loss to the Savage Storms No.1 Carlos Anez 4-6, 4-6. No.3, Hugo Lobo clenched the match with a win over Nice in a super tiebreaker 3-6, 6-4, 10-8.
With that clenching win, the two teams decided to finish the match and No.2 No.4 and No.5 would all receive incomplete matches. The Saints win over Southeastern Oklahoma State 5-1
The Saints next match will be Thursday, March 8th at home against Cowley College at 10 a.m. at Bluebonnet Park!