Modesto tournament kicks off BC’s men’s tennis season while women wait to begin the season

Robert Mullen, Sports Editor

Bakersfield College men’s tennis started its season with a tournament at Modesto Junior College on Feb. 14 and 15.
Number one player Vitor Ikeda was knocked out in the first match, as was the number two player Tim Roe, and number five Luckian Campos. Sammy Ramirez, at number three, won his first two matches, and number six, Jimmy Moran won his first match.
In doubles all three teams won their first matches but lost in the second round.
On Feb. 18 BC hosted Glendale College and lost the dual 6-3.
Roe, Ramirez, and Campos won their single match, but none of the Renegades won in the doubles.
Due to eligibility issues the women have not been able to play any of their season games but are slated to play at home on Feb. 20 against Antelope Valley College.
The men are slated to play their next match against LA Pierce College at BC on Feb. 25.