BTen: Semifinalists decided in Channel League Tournament

San Marcos' Kento Perera, the tournament's top seed, won two matches in straight sets on Monday.

San Marcos’ Kento Perera, the tournament’s top seed, won two matches in straight sets on Monday.


The tops seeds made it through the opening two rounds of the Channel League’s Individual Tennis Tournament on Monday to set up Tuesday’s semifinal matchups.

Top-seeded Kento Perera, a San Marcos freshman who has yet to lose a set against a Channel League opponent, will face Santa Barbara High’s Jordan Rodnick. In the other semifinal, it will be Dos Pueblos’ Patrick Corpuz, the second seed, against third-seeded Morgan Hale of Santa Barbara High.

Both semifinals will take place at the Tennis Club of Santa Barbara on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The Final is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

None of the four players dropped a set on Monday.

Joshua Wang, Miles Baldwin, Owen Lincoln and Harry deBoer won their first-round matches before falling in the second round.

The Channel League doubles tournament begins on Wednesday at Dos Pueblos.


First round:
Kento Perera def Won Jong (Ventura) 6-0, 6-0
Joshua Wang def Kevin Holst (Buena) 6-1, 6-0
Miles Baldwin def Blake Gurrola (Buena) 6-0, 6-0
Jordan Rodnick def Cody Krueger (San Marcos) 6-0, 6-0
Morgan Hale def Dan Coulson (San Marcos) 6-2, 6-3
Owen Lincoln def Paul Stockdill (Buena) 6-0, 6-0
Harry deBoer def Mason Casady (DP) 6-4, 6-0
Patrick Corpuz def Zack Scurrah (Buena) 6-2, 6-1

Second Round:
Perera def Wang 6-0, 6-2
Rodnick def Baldwin 7-6(2), 6-3
Hale def Lincoln 6-1, 6-3
Corpuz def deBoer 6-2, 6-4