Tigers Top Saddleback, 8-1, in Conference Finale

Tigers Top Saddleback, 8-1, in Conference Finale

MISSION VIEJO -- In the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) finale for both, the Riverside City College (RCC) Tigers men's tennis team topped the host Saddleback College Gauchos, 8-1, Tuesday afternoon (April 1).

Riverside (16-4, 8-2 OEC) lost only at No. 1 doubles against Saddleback (9-10, 6-4).

"Freshman Yann Herve continues to look solid in the No. 3 singles spot, turning in a dominating performance against an Orange County traditional power opponent," RCC head coach Jim Elton. "Freshman David Stanko is coming into form at the right time of year and brought home a great win at the No. 2 singles spot, 6-1, 6-1."

 The Tigers continue their season tomorrow, Wednesday, Apr. 2, with a non-conference home match against the Ventura College Pirates of the Western State Conference at 12 p.m.



#1        Danny Garcia (RCC)               d.         Jeff Gelman (SC)                      7-6 (4), 6-3

#2        David Stanko (RCC)                d.         Ryan Mariano (SC)                  6-1, 6-1

#3        Yann Herve (RCC)                   d.         Ethan Muskers (SC)                6-1, 6-2

#4        Patrick Stetco (RCC)               d.         Rob Wall (SC)                          7-5, 6-2

#5        Joffrey Fecomme (RCC)          d.         Wally Raza (SC)                       6-1, 6-1

#6        Conner Stephenson (RCC)    d.         Chris Jones (SC)                      6-2, 6-1


#1        Gelman/Mariano (SC)             d.         Garcia/Stephenson (RCC)      9-8 (5)

#2        Herve/Romero (RCC)              d.         Muskers/Wall (SC)                  8-2

#3        Stanko/Fecomme (RCC)         d.         Reza/Jones (SC)                      8-2