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Vaqueros blank Victor Valley for second straight win

Adolfo Ortega, a freshman from Ecuador, reaches for a backhand return. He won the No. 4 singles 6-1, 6-0 and No. 2 doubles 8-0. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)
Adolfo Ortega, a freshman from Ecuador, reaches for a backhand return. He won the No. 4 singles 6-1, 6-0 and No. 2 doubles 8-0. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)

SBCC made the long trek to Victorville pay off on Tuesday with a 9-0 men's tennis win over new WSC member Victor Valley.

Diego Santos, a freshman from Porto Alegre, Brazil, made his season debut and won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and 8-0 at No. 2 doubles with Adolfo Ortega. Emerson Sekban and Spencer Ekola took the No. 1 and 2 singles matches by scores of 6-2, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-0.

Santa Barbara improved to 2-5 and 1-3 in WSC action. The Rams are 0-4 and 0-2.

The Vaquero singles players all swept their best two-of-three set matches and won 72 games while dropping only 11.

SBCC travels to L.A. Pierce on Thursday for a 2 p.m. WSC match.

Singles
1. Emerson Sekban, SBCC, def. Sean Elliott 6-2, 6-2
2. Spencer Ekola, SBCC, def. Adam Kasbon 6-0, 6-0
3. Diego Santos, SBCC, def. Gerald Sescon 6-0, 6-1
4. Adolfo Ortega, SBCC, def. Patrick Mariani 6-1, 6-0
5. Stevie Acuna, SBCC, def. Chris Fuentes 6-2, 6-1
6. Dim Dros, SBCC, def. Grant Smith 6-1, 6-1

Doubles
1. Sekban/Ekola, SBCC, def. Elliott/Kasbon 8-2
2. Santos/Ortega, SBCC, def. Sescon/Mariani 8-0
3. Shane Carmody/Mark Morales, SBCC, def. Fuentes/Smith 8-1