MIDLOTHIAN, Texas – The third-ranked Seward County Community College men's tennis team got back on the winning track with a 9-0 triumph over Jacksonville College (Texas) on Friday. The Saints improved to 2-3.
After losing to top-ranked Tyler Junior College earlier in the day, Seward decided to rest players and give others some game experience. The Saints bounced back in impressive fashion against the Jaguars.
It was a clean sweep on the singles side for the Saints. Gabe Nery moved into the top slot and beat David Andres Rojas Garavito, 6-2, 6-2. No. 2 Sander Jans downed Andre Luiz De Melo Guedes, 6-0, 6-0 and No. 3 Carlos Izurieta defeated Juan Sebastian Ramirez, 6-0, 6-1. Alex Mesquida cruised past Samuel Ghigiarelli, 6-1, 6-0, Edgar Fougerit knocked off Daniel Teran, 6-0, 6-3 and Frank Soulerot posted a win over David Luera, 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles was no different as Nery and Jans beat Garavito and Ramirez, 8-1, Lobo and Fougerit defeated Ghigiarelli and Guedes, 8-3, and Francisco Vargas and Izurieta Abraham handled Silva and Luera, 8-0.
The Saints will next play in the Pensacola Invitational from March 9 – 11.