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Aztecs men’s tennis wins conference opener over No. 17 Mesa CC

Pablo Acuna/Photo by Raymond Suarez

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College men’s tennis team opened ACCAC conference play on Tuesday with a win over Mesa Community College.

The Aztecs won five of their six singles matches to win 7-2 over the No. 17 ranked Thunderbirds.

Freshman Pablo Acuna won his No. 1 singles match over Saarang Phadnis 6-1, 6-0.

Freshman Kemuel Redlin (Sahuaro HS) earned a victory over Max Beasley 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 3 singles match.

Freshman Mason Lee (Catalina Foothills HS) won a tiebreaker in the first set to take down Hung Pham 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 in the No. 4 singles spot.

Sophomore Darin Trejo (St. David HS) lost a three-set match at No. 2 singles to Emilio Alvarado 6-1, 4-6, 10-7.

The Aztecs won the No. 5 and No. 6 singles matches by default.

In doubles competition, Acuna and Lee won a tiebreaker over Phadnis and Alvarado 9-8 (7-3) in the No. 1 doubles match. Trejo and Redlin fell at No. 2 doubles to Beasley and Pham 9-8 (8-6). The Aztecs won the No. 3 doubles match by default.

 The Aztecs will play at Paradise Valley Community College on Thursday, Mar. 19 for their next ACCAC conference match. First serve will be at 1:30 p.m.

Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics.

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