Sage edges Whitney

High School Roundup

Lightning boys' tennis team wins key Academy League opener, 72-67.

March 22, 2011


Sage Hill 9, Whitney 9

(Sage Hill wins on games, 72-67)

CERRITOS — The Lightning opened Academy League play Tuesday with a big win over the defending champion.

Alex Manolakas and Kevin Marshack swept at No. 1 doubles for Sage Hill (4-3, 1-0 in league). Sean Batten and Eric Magliarditi won two of three doubles sets, and Nasier Emtiaz and Garrett Rapport also took a set.


Andrew Kurzweil won two of three singles sets and Denis Cirit also won a set.

Sage Hill, ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section Division III poll, plays host to Horace Mann School of Riverdale, New York, on Friday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.


Costa Mesa 16, Godinez 2

SANTA ANA — Alex Adams (No. 1), Justin Dang (No. 2) and Michael Chantos (No. 3) each swept in singles for the Mustangs in an Orange Coast League opener Tuesday.

Tam Le and Benny Quinonez swept at No. 1 doubles for Costa Mesa (2-1, 1-0 in league).

The Mustangs play host to Crean Lutheran South today at 3:15 p.m.


Corona del Mar 14, Northwood 4

CORONA DEL MAR — Sea Kings senior Shane Korber improved to 20-0 in singles after sweeping, 6-1, 6-0, 6-0, in a Pacific Coast League opener Tuesday.

Paul Kacik and Ismaen Aboubakare teamed up for the first time and also swept, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1, for CdM (7-1, 1-0 in league).

The Sea Kings play at Irvine Thursday at 3:15 p.m.


Newport Harbor 11, Mira Costa 7

NEWPORT BEACH — Jason Cernius swept at No. 1 singles for the Sailors in the nonleague match Tuesday.

Craig McKennon and Troy Arnold swept at No. 1 doubles, while Greg Brostek and Fred Matz swept at No. 3 doubles for Newport Harbor (4-4).

The Sailors play host to Woodbridge today at 3 p.m.



Sage Hill 6, Windward 5

NEWPORT COAST — Freshman Colby Bock singled to drive in the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh for the Lightning in the nonleague game Tuesday.

Senior Jack Heffreon, who pitched 6 2/3 innings, had a double, a single and two runs batted in. Junior Brandon Zelner had a double, a single and two RBIs and sophomore catcher Ryan Fishel threw three runners out for Sage Hill (4-4).

The Lightning return to Academy League Tuesday when they face rival St. Margaret's at Sage Hill at 3:15 p.m.


Corona del Mar 7, Irvine 2

IRVINE — Brent Lawson, Brian Ford and Will Morrow each went two for four for the Sea Kings in the Pacific Coast League game Tuesday.

Lawson had two runs batted in and two doubles, Morrow had two runs scored and Ford had one run scored.

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