It all came down to the last two doubles on Tuesday at Ventura College and the Pirates prevailed in both sets to edge SBCC 5-4 in a WSC men’s tennis match.
Joshua Crisp-Jones, Miles Seemann and Troy Akin earned singles points for the Vaqueros (1-1) with Crisp-Jones and Seemann teaming up for an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles. The Pirates (5-1, 1-0) have won the last six WSC titles.
The final two doubles were both tight with SBCC falling 8-6 in each one.
“This team has a lot of potential and you’re going to see lots of improvement as the year goes on,” said SBCC coach Ryan Heinberg.
The Vaqueros travel to Bakersfield on Tuesday.
Ventura 5, SBCC 4. Singles–Jonathan Lin, V, def. Sebastian Vestberg 6-0, 3-6, 6-4; Joshua Crisp-Jones, SB, def. Dylan Cleary 6-1, 6-3; Miles Seemann, SB, def. Paulo Fernandes 6-1, 6-2; Troy Akin, SB, def. Cameron Lee 1-6, 7-5 (6), 7-5 (5); Eder Grotto, V, def. Sean Moazezi 6-1, 6-4; Tyler Sperry, V, def. Robert Herr 6-1, 6-3. Doubles–Crisp-Jones/Seemann, SB, def. Lee-Nick Bezzubchenko 8-4; Cleary-Sperry, V, def. Akin-Herr 8-6; Lin-Jon Malta, V, def. Vestberg-Che Borja 8-6.