April 6, 2012 > Moreau defeats Arroyo
Moreau defeats Arroyo
Submitted By Tony Rodriguez
Moreau Catholic High School defeated Arroyo High School in men's tennis with a final match score of 6-1 on March 28. Moreau dominated the singles matches as three of the four games were awarded to the Moreau Mariners.
Victor Kong, a senior from Arroyo, defeated Aditya Dharma, a junior from Moreau, in two sets scoring 6-1 in the first, yielded a forfeit with the ending score of 3-0. Team captain Ryan Ma, a senior from Moreau came out victoriously against senior Henry Yee from Arroyo winning both sets. Fellow team captain Anthony Doan from Moreau defeated Arroyo sophomore Chau Tran in two sets with scores of 6-4 and 7-5. And the final match up between Moreau's third team captain, senior Chris Ragasa, and sophomore from Arroyo's Jimmy Liu ended in yet another victory for Moreau with near shut-out scores of 6-0 and 6-1.
In doubles, Moreau cleaned up winning all three matches. The first match was the Mariners' senior Karthik Gudipati and freshman Sina Abdollahian who defeated seniors Andy Cheng and Alan Mei from Arroyo. They played three sets with the Mariners winning 7-5 then Arroyo making a come back of 5-7, only to lose in the tie breaker of 6-4 to complete the victory for Moreau. Sophomores Jason Ndegwa and Matthew Leli from Moreau won the three sets against seniors Eduardo Castro and Moris Martinez from Arroyo. The Arroyo Dons won the first set 6-4, however it was the Mariners that won the next two and securing the win. The last doubles game of the day was played by sophomore Vivek Gudipati and freshman Harish Venkat from Moreau, who defeated Arroyo sophomores Staphen Pangbum and Justin Chua in two sets; 6-4 and 7-5 were the final scores.