Claremont, Calif. - The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Tennis team took a 9-0 win over Caltech on Saturday morning, but then fell on the road 7-2 to CMS in the evening.
The Sagehens looked to be in good shape in the cross-street rivalry with CMS after taking two out of three in doubles. Max Sabel (Sun Valley, Idaho) and Frankie Allinson (Waco, Texas) took the win at one doubles, and Tommy Meyer (Bernville, Pa.) and Uday Singh (Beverly Hills, Calif.) earned the win at No. 2 doubles.
However, the Stags responded by taking all six singles matches for the 7-2 win. Sophomore Chris Wiechert (Eugene, Ore.) was the only player to take a set in singles for the Sagehens, as he took the first set 6-4, but Alex Lane responded to win the next two sets 6-2 and 6-1.
In the first match of the day, Pomona-Pitzer cruised to a 9-0 win over Caltech. Kevin Prescott (Chicago, Ill. - pictured) earned a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles and teamed with Ramsey Bernard (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) for an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles.
Kevin Wei (San Diego, Calif.) earned an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles with Connor Hudson (Denver, Colo.) and then had a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles. Connor Sutton (Overland Park, Kansas) had an 8-2 doubles win with Michael Chang (Milipitas, Calif.) and then won a 6-1, 6-1 decision at No. 3 singles.
Pomona-Pitzer will be back in action next weekend for a road match at Redlands.
Pomona-Pitzer 9, Caltech 0
1) Connor Hudson/Kevin Wei (PP) def. Dev Joshi/Luka Mernik 8-5
2) Michael Chang/Connor Sutton (PP) def. Anish Agarwal/Alex Runkel 8-2
3) Kevin Prescott/Ramsey Bernard (PP) def. Fred Zhao/Amal Kamat 8-1
1) Kevin Prescott (PP) def Dev Joshi 6-0, 6-1
2) Kevin Wei (PP) def Luka Mernik 6-1, 6-0
3) Connor Sutton (PP) def Anish Agarwal 6-1, 6-1
4) Alex Groth (PP) def Alex Runkel 6-0, 6-0
5) Joey DeBruin (PP) def Jeff Shen 6-1, 6-3
6) Chris Walters (PP) def Brian Kim 6-0, 6-0
CMS 7, Pomona-Pitzer 2
1) Frankie Allinson/Max Sabel (PP) def. Nikolas Marino/Warren Wood 8-5
2) Tommy Meyer/Uday Singh (PP) def. Neel Kotrappa/Brandon Wei 8-3
3) Robert Erani/Alex Lane (CMS) def. Alex Groth/Chris Wiechert 8-5
1) Warren Wood (CMS) def. Tommy Meyer 6-3, 6-2
2) Alex Lane (CMS) def. Chris Wiechert 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
3) Robert Erani (CMS) def. Max Sabel 6-2, 6-4
4) Nikolas Marino (CMS) def. Connor Hudson 6-1, 6-3
5) Cameron Bernhardt (CMS) def. Frankie Allinson 6-2, 6-4
6) Alex Johnson (CMS) def. Uday Singh 6-2, 6-1