TENNIS: Men end season


 The Pima Community College men’s tennis team lost its last match of the regular season at the West Campus on April 3 to Mesa Community College 7-2, securing a second place finish for the Aztecs.

 Victor Cabada fought back from 1-5 in the second set beating Tanner Hatch in the No. 4 singles match 7-6 (7-4), 7-5. Brandon Haag defeated Alex Munroe 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 3 singles match. Dillian Vo and Mesa’s Shannon Nelson played a 3 hour and 15 minute singles match but Vo retired due to cramping. The match was 5-7, 7-5, 3-2 at the time officials called it.

 The Aztecs finished the regular season with an 8-8 overall record and 6-2 in ACCAC play.

 The NJCAA Region I tournament is slated for April 16-17. In No. 4 singles competition, Cabada took the No. 1 seed. Haag filled the No. 2 seed in No. 3 singles tournament play and Aaron Vazquez also snagged a No. 2 seed in the No. 6 singles competition.

Baldemar Audeves strokes a backhand against his Mesa Community College opponent. Aztec Press photo by Larry Gaurano.

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