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Cypress College Men Team News
Cypress defeats Palomar
Monday, 02/16/2009

San Marcos, Calif. - Chargers defeat Palomar for first time in eight years. Charger head coach Jeff Benito was pleased with the win saying, "This was a good all around team effort today and it shows how hungry our team is to prove themselves.” Sophomore Ben Thompson-Star started the match off on the right foot for Cypress with a win in singles and followed up with a win in doubles.

Thompson-Star led off with a win in the number two spot followed quickly by wins by freshmen Derek Porter, Greg Druckenmiller, and Samir Haikel. Cypress quickly clinched the match win with a win in the number one spot by Sam Tozer. Tozer overcame a second set loss to win in a tie-breaker for the third set. The Chargers then went on to sweep doubles.

Cypress has a day off before returning home to host fourth ranked Glendale College Thursday at 2:00 pm.

Final Score: Cypress 8, Palomar 1


#1 Sam Tozer (Cyp) def. D.J. Jaehnig (Pal) 6-3, 4-6, 7-2
#2 Ben Thompson-Star (Cyp) def. Micah Groom (Pal) 6-2, 6-1
#3 Louis Holladay (Pal) def. Corey Parker (Cyp) 6-3, 5-7, 7-2
#4 Derek Porter (Cyp) def. Jose Chalan (Pal) 6-1, 6-2
$5 Samir Haikal (Cyp) def. Rueben Aguirre (Pal) 6-4, 6-2
#6 Greg Druckenmiller (Cyp) def. David Medcalf (Pal) 6-2, 6-0


#1 Tozer/Deondre Moss (Cyp) def. Jaehnig/Groom (Pal) 8-4
#2 Porter/Shesang Patel (Cyp) def. Holladay/Chalan (Pal) 8-3
#3 Druckenmiller/Thompson-Star (Cyp) def. Aguirre/Medcalf (Pal) 8-4