BTen: Dons pull away from a tough SLO squad

Santa Barbara High completed its regular season in boys tennis with an 11-7 win over a tough San Luis Obispo team on Friday.

The Tigers came into the match with a 20-1 record and a No. 4 ranking in CIF Division 3.

The match was tied after the first round, and the Dons didn’t start to pull away until Ryan Chung and Logan Lender won a tiebreaker to go up 7-5 at the end the second round. Santa Barbara won four of the six sets in the third round to clinch the victory and end the regular season at 13-5.

Santa Barbara’s No. 1 doubles team of Jackson Powell and Miles Hale went 3-0 on the day to pace the team. Morgan Hale, Jordan Rodnick and Harry DeBoer all finished 2-1 in singles.

Santa Barbara will next competed in the league individual tournament, starting Monday at Dos Pueblos. The CIF team playoffs will start in two weeks.

Santa Barbara
singles:
Morgan Hale 2-1
Jordan Rodnick 2-1
Harry deBoer 2-1
doubles:
Miles Hale / Jackson Powell 3-0
Ryan Chung / Logan Lender 2-1
Jake Sutton / Matthew McClintock 0-3

San Luis Obispo
singles:
Mason Hansen 3-0
Ryan Hsieh 0-3
Cameron Dong 0-3
doubles:
Luke Olsan / Josh Millo 1-2
Noah Cleere / Alex Dill 2-1
Scott Hicks / Addie Alwen 1-2

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