BOZEMAN, Mont. – After dropping the first match of the road trip, the Lewis-Clark State College men’s tennis team cam back strong on Saturday to defeat both Montana State University-Billings and Seattle University by identical 7-0 scores.
The Warriors won every match in straight sets to start the day against Seattle and then duplicated the feat against MSU-Billings to improve to 4-4 on the season.
LCSC began the road trip with a tough 7-0 loss to Montana State University in Bozeman. MSU swept all six singles matches, but Kevin Lee and Zhia Hwa Chong came through with a doubles win for LCSC. Lee and Chong went 3-0 in doubles play and 2-1 in singles during the trip.
The Warrior men return to action on March 14 against the University of Montana.
LCSC 7, MSU-BILLINGS 0
Singles- – Cedric Defour, LC, def. Franco Valdez, 6-0, 6-0; Kevin Lee, LC, def. Luis Olivera 6-4, 6-1; Oliver Stone, LC, def. Travis Lehman 6-1, 6-2; Zhia Hwa Chong, LC, def. Delbert Landicho, 6-1, 6-1; Sebastian Kunh, LC, def. Brian LeSueur, 6-4, 6-4; Arslan Mermut, LC, def Matt Gabriel, 6-4, 4-1; Arslan Mermut, def. Geoff Fehr, 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles – Cedric Dufour-Jonatan Berhane, LC, def. Luis Olivera-Delbert Landicho 8-4; Kevin Lee-Zhia Hwa Chong, LC, def. Franco Valdez-Geoff Fehr 8-4; Oliver Stone-Tyler Oram, LC, def. Stephen Gruener-James Catlin 8-2.
LCSC 7, SEATTLE U. 0
Singles – Cedric Dufour, LC, def. Mark Shkretbtan,6-3, 7-6 (7-3); Jonatan Berhane, LC, def. Patrick Boorkman, 6-3, 6-4; Kevin Lee, LC, def. Dylan Reetz, 6-0, 6-1; Oliver Sindayigaya, LC, def. Adam Strizich, 6-0, 6-1; Zhia Hwa Chong, LC, def. Matt Enkema, 6-0, 6-0; Tyler Oram, LC, def. Matthew Gabriel, 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles – Dufour-Berhane, LC, def. Shkretbtan-Reetz 8-2; Chong-Lee, LC, def. Boorkman-Strizich, 8-0; Oram-Richard Muszynski, LC, def. Enkema-Gabriel 8-3.
MONTANA STATE 7, LEWIS-CLARK STATE 0
Singles – Corey Smith (MSU) d. Cedric Dufour 6-3, 6-1; Pawel Turzanski (MSU) d. Jonatan Berhane 6-0, 6-2; Fletcher Keyes (MSU) d. Kevin Lee; AlbertoFuentes (MSU) d. Oliver Stone 6-2, 6-4; Esteban Ferrero (MSU) d. Zhia Hwa Chong 6-2, 6-1; Myles Perkins (MSU) d. Arslan Mermut 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Jakub Dybala/Pawel Turzanski (MSU) d. Dufour/Berhane 8-5; Lee/Chong (LC) d. Fuentes/Smith 8-7(6); 3Ferrero/Perkins (MSU) d. Stone/Sebastian Kuhn 8-3.