Renegades tennis off to a hot start

Marcus Castro, Contributing Editor

After being winless last season, BC women’s tennis stayed undefeated as the Renegades improved their record to 4-0.

The women traveled to Visalia to play against College of the Sequoias where they won 5-4. BC previously had a match with COS at home where they also won 5-4.

The singles winners were: BC’s Riley Tucker vs. Mimi Mercado (6-0, 6-3), BC’s Brittany Aguilar vs. Jasmine Hyacinth (6-0, 6-3), BC’s Kaylee DeFrees vs. Maria Gonzalez (6-4, 6-3), and BC’s Lucy Cisneros vs. Brittany Ruelas (6-0, 6-2).

In doubles, BC’s DeFrees and Cisneros beat Mercado-Zellner 8-4.

BC men’s tennis team is now 3-2 on the season.

The men played Saddleback College on Feb. 5 where they were defeated 8-1. The only win went to BC’s Sammy Ramirez and Austin Lee in a doubles match (8-5).

On Feb. 6, BC traveled to Fullerton College where they swept Fullerton 9-0.

Singles winners: Ramirez (6-0 ,6-2), Andrew Schwartz (6-2, 6-4), Lee (6-3, 6-3), Andrew Berdon (defaulted for racket abuse), Kyler Fields (2-6, 6-4, 11-9), and Matt Wells (3-6, 6-2, 15-13).

Doubles winners: Ramirez and Lee (8-3), Schwartz and Wells (9-7), and Berdon and Oliver (8-6).

On Feb. 11, the men competed at home against Imperial Valley College where BC took a 7-2 victory. BC’s Ramirez (No. 1) and Schwartz (No. 2) were the only losses for BC.

Singles winners: Lee (6-4, 7-5), Brian Yanez (7-5, 6-0), Berdon (6-0, 6-4), and Fields (6-4, 6-1).

Doubles winners: Ramirez and Lee (8-6), Schwartz and Yanez (8-4), and Berdon and Wells (8-0).