Clark, Mityurin Pace Tigers in Victory over El Camino

Photo by Bobby R. Hester
Photo by Bobby R. Hester

The Riverside City College men's tennis team faced off against the El Camino College Warriors on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference play. The Tigers jumped back on the winning train by taking down the Warriors with ease by the final score of 8-1.

A one-two punch featuring sophomore Miles Clark and freshman Gelb Mityurin was as enforcing as ever as they began their day with a 8-2 win in doubles. Clark acted as the top singles player and reigned supreme in two sets with scores reading 6-2, 6-2. Mityurin followed with a two-set victory at 6-1, 6-0.

Freshman David Garcia and Maechel Hanna experienced a thrilling doubles match in the two slot and edged out a 9-8 (7) victory. Freshman Austin Archer and Luke Craig followed with a strong 8-5 win as the third doubles team.

Sophomore Esteban Ortiz was victorious at the fourth position in two sets (6-4, 6-1), while freshman Jacob McMahon followed at the sixth spot with a victory (6-2, 6-1).

Riverside (4-1) will continue action on Thursday, February 21 in their Orange Empire Conference (OEC) opener on the road against the Saddleback College Gauchos. The match is set to begin at 2 p.m.