CYPRESS -- With one singles player and three doubles tandems winning in consolation finals of the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) Championships, members of the Riverside City College (RCC) Tigers men's tennis team have qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) South Regional and state individual championships, which will be held in Ojai at the end of the month.
The Ojai Regional/State Championships run from Thursday April 27th – Sunday April 30th. Matches will begin in Oxnard for the early rounds and conclude play at the Prestigious Libbey Park in Downtown Ojai.
California Community College
Orange Empire Conference Singles & Doubles Championships
Friday, April 14th 2017
Round of 16
(2) Wyatt DeMulling (IVC) def. (14) James Andra (RCC) 6-2, 6-1
(4) Lucas Leseour (IVC) def. (13) Sami Akouz (RCC) 6-2, 6-3
Round of 16
James Andra (RCC) def. Andrew Tran (SBK) 8-6
Sami Akouz (RCC) – BYE
James Andra (RCC) def. Petrus Botha (CYP) 5-4 retire (Injury)
Ingmar Remmerswaal (CYP) def. Sami Akouz (RCC) 8-6
With wins in the singles and doubles consolation draws, the following Tigers have qualified for the Ojai Regional/State Championships:
Sami Akouz/Thierry van Os
RCC Men's Tennis qualifies one singles player and all three doubles teams in the OEC Conference tourney which hosts 5 of the top 8 teams ranked in Southern California. Only (1) Irvine Valley College and (3) Cypress College were able to send all three doubles teams.