September 30, 2010 - 2:05 pm
Ishmael Gibson, Ozzie Tavares and David Saribekyan combined to sweep the nine singles sets Thursday and lead Spring Valley’s boys tennis team into the Sunset Region playoffs with a 10-8 home win over Durango.
The Grizzlies finished 5-3 and in fourth place in the Southwest League. Durango finished fifth in the league at 4-4, missing the playoffs.
The doubles teams of Jeff Leavitt and Marvin Pagayonan, and Josh Maury and Paolo De Los Angeles both went 3-0 for Durango.
Bonanza 13, Virgin Valley 5 — At Mesquite, Kyle Weiss was 3-0 in singles as the Bengals defeated the Bulldogs.
Addison Van Houten and Kody Cloes each went 2-1 in singles for Virgin Valley.
Desert Oasis 10, Sierra Vista 8 — At Desert Oasis, Max Goldman and Garrison Lopez-Quizon both went 3-0 in singles to lead the Diamondbacks past the Mountain Lions.
Michael Crowder and Sean Keating went 3-0 in doubles for Sierra Vista.
Palo Verde 14, The Meadows 4 — At The Meadows, Richie Jackson and Alex Karboniechiek went 3-0 in doubles to help the Panthers complete a perfect regular season with a win over the Mustangs.
Palo Verde is 11-0 overall and finished 9-0 in the Northwest League.
Max Novak was 3-0 in singles for the Mustangs.
Centennial 16, Faith Lutheran 2 — At Centennial, Travis Beck, Lucas Lee and Justin Roll each went 2-0 in singles as the Bulldogs blitzed the Crusaders.
Centennial’s doubles teams of Josh Arias and Brandon Fish, and Drake Sacenti and Greg Madsen each went 2-0.
Faith Lutheran’s Tom Trowbridge and Jake Benowitz were 2-0 in doubles.
Foothill 14, Eldorado 4 — At Foothill, Avery Burton and A.J. Mortel each finished 3-0 in singles as the Falcons rolled past the Sundevils.
The doubles teams of T.J. Swain and Matt Ranalli, and Seattle Stoneback and Joey Burnhurst both finished 2-1 for Eldorado.
Legacy 10, Cimarron-Memorial 8 — At Cimarron, Anthony Moceo and Lyman Chan both went 3-0 in singles, and Kevin Noorda and Keith Noorda were 3-0 in doubles as the Longhorns edged the Spartans.
Tim Schultz and Jonas Wellen went 2-1 in doubles for the Spartans.
Bishop Gorman 12, Western 0 — At Gorman, the Gaels won by forfeit.
Arbor View 12, Mojave 0 — At Arbor View, the Aggies won by forfeit.
Shadow Ridge 12, Cheyenne 0 — At Cheyenne, the Mustangs won by forfeit.