Saturday, May 17, 2014

Cosumnes Oaks Tennis Takes D-III Team Runnerup

After going 12-0 this season in dual matches, plus three individual Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, the Cosumnes Oaks tennis team almost pulled off a school first, win a team Section title in the sport.

The Wolfpack lost to three-time defending champion Placer, 5-4, Friday at the Oak Park Tennis Complex in Stockton.

Here is the report from coach Chris Wall:


#1 Boys Singles Andrew Carducci (P) def Andrew Wall (CO)  7-6(2), 4-6, 7-5
#2 BS Brendon Axelbaum (P) def Darian Maxwell (CO)  7-6(3), 6-4
#1 Boys Doubles Jason Wall/Zach Kum (CO) def James James/Troy Potter (P) 2-6, 6-3, 7-6(5)
#2 BD Alec Fontillas/Nabil Sultani (CO) def Tyler Burk/Osmar Ruiz (P)  6-4, 4-6, 7-5

#1 Girls Singles Neha Gupta (CO) def Jessi Fry (P)  6-0, 6-0
#2 GS Danielle Paran (CO) def Grace Schoanhoff (P) 6-4, 6-1

#1 Girls Doubles Tani Thomson/ Clare McInerney (P) def Chloe Anderson/Luiza Macedo (CO) 6-2, 6-2
#2 GD Courtney Mason/Megan Kirchner (P) def Laura Pullen/ Joy Han (CO)  6-3, 6-7(3), 7-5

Mixed Doubles: Kyle Fontes/Julia Hinshaw (P) def Mandy McKnight/Kyle Guico 6-0, 6-2

The meet was tied at 4-4 with one match left, #2GD was 1 set each and the final set was underway. After trading breaks of serve, CO could not hold on to the match and lost 5-7 in the 3rd set.

This is the first year in CO history that the Co-Ed tennis team won the league title with a 12-0 record.
This is the first year in CO history that the Co-Ed tennis team took home 3 individual section titles.
This is the first year in CO history that the Co-Ed tennis team made it to the finals of the team playoffs.

Cosumnes Oaks 2014 Co-ed Tennis Squad

It was a great season.

Next year, with the league realignment,  the team will split with the girls playing in the Fall and the boys competing in the Spring.
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