- Cypress traveled to La Sierra Thursday to take on the four-year NCAA Division III team. The Chargers controlled the action throughout the day not losing one set in the 9-0 sweep. Sophomore Ben Thompson-Star
was the leader for the Chargers winning 6-2, 6-0 in the number two singles spot and cleaning up in doubles 8-0.
Freshmen Derek Porter
and Shesang Patel
started Cypress off on the right foot with the first win of the day in doubles 8-1. Thompson-Star and freshman Greg Druckenmiller
followed with their 8-0 sweep. Number one doubles team freshmen Sam Tozer
and Deondre Moss
had the toughest time but fought back for the 8-6 win.
Patel finished first in singles as well with a quick 6-0, 6-0 win. Freshman Samir Haikal
clinched the team victory with his singles win in the number six spot (6-0, 6-0). Cypress then cruised from there for the sweep.
Cypress wins their first match of the season to improve to 1-1.
Final Score: Cypress 9, La Sierra 0
#1 Sam Tozer (Cyp) def. Allan Estareja (LSU) 6-4, 6-0
#2 Ben Thompson-Star (Cyp) def. Brandon McCowan (LSU) 6-2, 6-0
#3 Deondre Moss (Cyp) def. Matt Lund (LSU) 6-0, 6-0
#4 Corey Parker (Cyp) def. Erik Lund (LSU) 6-0, 6-1
$5 Shesang Patel (Cyp) def. Halden Guizar (LSU) 6-0, 6-0
#6 Samir Haikal (Cyp) def. Andrew Lee (LSU) 6-0, 6-0*
#1 Tozer/Moss (Cyp) def. Estareja/McCowan (LSU) 8-6
#2 Porter/Patel (Cyp) def. Lund/Lund (LSU) 8-1
#3 Druckenmiller/Thompson-Star (Cyp) def. Guizar/Lee (LSU) 8-0