Monday, September 26 , 2016, 12:28 am | Fair 64º

  • Follow Noozhawk on LinkedIn
  • Follow Noozhawk on Pinterest
  • Follow Noozhawk on YouTube
 
 
 
 

Dos Pueblos Boys Score Big Tennis Win Over Thousand Oaks

The Dos Pueblos High School boys' tennis team beat the rain and headed south Thursday to Thousand Oaks, admiring the surfers on the big waves along the Rincon. The sunshine disappeared quickly, and we played under cool conditions. Nonetheless, we warmed up the courts well.

The Lancers (0-1) and Chargers (2-0) have played each other for well more than a decade, and the wins and losses flip back and forth. Last season, we lost close at 8-10. This season, we snatched the win in a 16-2 contest.

In singles, we took seven sets. Although still coughing and sneezing, Patrick Corpuz buckled down to sweep his singles and gave up only two games. The match of the day belonged to Miles Baldwin (2-star recruit), our freshman, who faced off against Jayden Silpachai (3-star recruit). Miles explained that he needed to stay consistent and calm in the intense and long battle. That he did, and defeated Silpachai 6-4. He joined Corpuz in sweeping his singles, and gave up no more games.

Mason Dochterman, another freshman, snagged our seventh set and his first varsity win.

In doubles, the Chargers swept all nine sets. Leading the way were Mason Casady and Joshua Wang, who gave up only two games.

We appreciate Coach Assorson's hospitality and the parents who came to support us.

Next up for the Chargers is away to San Luis Obispo on Tuesday. Way to go, Chargers!

» Dos Pueblos Singles: Quinn Hensley 0-2; Mason Dochterman 1-0; Patrick Corpuz 3-0; Miles Baldwin 3-0

» Dos Pueblos Doubles: Mason Casady/Joshua Wang 3-0; Greg Steigerwald 3-0; Ankush Khemani/Noah Gluschankoff 2-0; Dylan Zapata/Sanad Shabbar 1-0

» Thousand Oaks Singles: Jayden Silpachai 1-2; Bernard Moon 1-2; Jed McGuigan 0-1; Ryan Brown 0-2.

» Thousand Oaks Doubles: Zach Ackerman/George McGuigan 0-3; Kyle Vanlandingham/Neil Reed 0-3; Daniel Velarde/Wes Couture 0-2; Karvin Rodrigo/Brian Lee 0-1

— Liz Frech coaches boys’ tennis at Dos Pueblos High School.

Reader Comments

Noozhawk's intent is not to limit the discussion of our stories but to elevate it. Comments should be relevant and must be free of profanity and abusive language and attacks.

By posting on Noozhawk, you:

» Agree to be respectful. Noozhawk encourages intelligent and impassioned discussion and debate, but now has a zero-tolerance policy for those who cannot express their opinions in a civil manner.

» Agree not to use Noozhawk’s forums for personal attacks. This includes any sort of personal attack — including, but not limited to, the people in our stories, the journalists who create these stories, fellow readers who comment on our stories, or anyone else in our community.

» Agree not to post on Noozhawk any comments that can be construed as libelous, defamatory, obscene, profane, vulgar, harmful, threatening, tortious, harassing, abusive, hateful, sexist, racially or ethnically objectionable, or that are invasive of another’s privacy.

» Agree not to post in a manner than emulates, purports or pretends to be someone else. Under no circumstances are readers posting to Noozhawk to knowingly use the name or identity of another person, whether that is another reader on this site, a public figure, celebrity, elected official or fictitious character. This also means readers will not knowingly give out any personal information of other members of these forums.

» Agree not to solicit others. You agree you will not use Noozhawk’s forums to solicit and/or advertise for personal blogs and websites, without Noozhawk’s express written approval.

Noozhawk’s management and editors, in our sole discretion, retain the right to remove individual posts or to revoke the access privileges of anyone who we believe has violated any of these terms or any other term of this agreement; however, we are under no obligation to do so.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.



Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >