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BCC men dominate Tabor to pick up win
barton community college tennis

Tennis season still hasn’t produced good tennis weather for the Barton men’s tennis team.
But despite cool temperatures and high winds, the Barton men rolled to an 8-1 win over Tabor College Saturday in Hillsboro.
“We’re still looking forward to a match where the temperature is greater than 50 and the wind gusts less than 25,” Coach Lyle Stickney said.
“But the men came to play. They got off to a great start, sweeping the doubles. They continued to play at a high level on the singles side and clinched the match with two more quick wins.”
The No. 1 doubles team of Marcel Miasato and Yordi Ponce had to work for a 9-7 win over Angel Miguel and Anton Sopin. All three doubles teams had to work as both the No. 2 and 3 teams won 8-5.
At No. 2, it was Miguel Valle and Jack Peoples earning the win while Thales Machado and Tinashe Muzenyi picked up the win at No. 3.
The lone loss came in a very competitive No. 1 singles, where Miasato came up short against Miguel, 6-3, 7-5.
Ponce won a battle with Sopin at No. 2, splitting the first two sets, 6-4, 4-6 before rolling to a 10-0 win for the match.
Valle, Peoples, Machado, and Muzenyi all won in straight sets from No. 3 through No. 6. Valle beat Gallagher Chavez, 6-3, 6-3 while Peoples handled Stephen Wilson, 6-3 and 6-2.
Machado earned a 6-1, 6-1 win over Billy Wiser and Muzenyi won 6-1, 6-2 over Dhiraj Akikari.
Barton will be back in action April 5 when the Cougars travel to Arkansas City to take on Cowley and New Mexico Military in a couple of dual matches.

Barton 8, Tabor 1
1 – Angel Miguel, Tabor, def 43 Marcel Miasato, 6-3, 7-5
2 – Yordi Ponce, Barton, def Anton Sopin, 6-4, 4-6, 10-0
3 – Miguel Valle, Barton, def Gallagher Chavez, 6-3, 6-3
4 – Jack Peoples, Barton, def Stephen Wilson, 6-3, 6-2
5 – Thales Machado, Barton, def Billy Wiser, 6-1, 6-1
6 – Tinashe Muzenyi, Barton, def Dhiraj Adikari, 6-1, 6-2

1 – Miasato/Ponce, Barton, def Migue/Sopin, 9-7
2 – Valle/Peoples, Barton, def Chavez/Wilson, 8-5
3 – Machado/Muzenyi, Barton, def Wiser/Adikari, 8-5