Dons deliver in final round, beat Beverly Hills

Santa Barbara’s tennis players came through in crunch time to pull out a 10-8 win at Beverly Hills on Wednesday.

With the score knotted at 6-6 after the second round, Graham Maassen beat Beverly Hills’ No. 1 player 6-4 to give the No. 7-ranked Dons a huge boost. In doubles, the freshman duo of Morgan Hale and Jack Damen knocked off the Normans’ top team in the final round, giving them a 3-0 record on the day.

“Our players played their best tennis in the final round, which is what you love to see as a coach,” said Dons coach Greg Tebbe, whose team improves to 5-1.

Santa Barbara’s next match is Wednesday at home against No. 6-ranked Peninsula.

Santa Barbara 10, Beverly Hills 8. Singles—SB: Chris Grant 1-2, Graham Maassen 2-1, Mitchell Kuhn 1-2. BH: S. Farzani 2-1, D. Suh 3-0, E. Busi 0-3

Doubles—SB: Logan Liddell / Adrian Huffard 2-1, Morgan Hale / Jack Damen 3-0, Cooper Matthieson / Jeremy Kirchhoff 1-2. BH:  D. Freeman / J Jason 2-1, E. Kunin / A. Jovons 1-2, A. Singh / C Bocchi 0-3


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