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Daurelle/Fumat get decisive point in 5-4 win

PA Fumat won the No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-2 and teamed up with fellow Frenchman Guillaume Daurelle for an 8-0 match-clinching point at No. 1 doubles. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)
PA Fumat won the No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-2 and teamed up with fellow Frenchman Guillaume Daurelle for an 8-0 match-clinching point at No. 1 doubles. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)

SBCC took the first four singles points on Tuesday and then turned to its top doubles team to pull out a 5-4 men's  tennis victory at Bakersfield.

Guillaume Daurelle outlasted Kaleb Johnson 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in a 2 1/2-hour marathon at No. 1 singles, then teamed with No. 2 Pierre Alexandre Fumat for an 8-0 shutout and the fifth point at No. 1 doubles.

Fumat, Albert Chami and Sebastian Moenster won in straight sets for the other three singles points.

It was the second  straight win for the Vaqueros (4-5, 2-2 WSC). The Renegades fell to 4-5 and 1-2.

Santa Barbara will hit the road on March 2-3 for nonconference matches at San Diego Mesa (Friday at noon) and Cypress (Saturday at noon).  

Singles
1. Guillaume Daurelle, SBCC, def. Kaleb Johnson 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
2. Pierre Alexandre Fumat, SBCC, def. Nayib Rivera 6-2, 6-2
3. Albert Chami, SBCC, def. Alec Slykerman 6-1, 6-2
4. Sebastian Moenster, SBCC, def. Mario Cabaloza 6-1, 6-2
5. Manrico Cabaloza, BC, def. Johannes Bunse 6-0, 6-1
6. Ivan Rivera, BC, def. Kyle Wells 6-3, 6-0

Doubles
1. Daurelle/Fumat, SBCC, def. Rivera/Mario Cabaloza 8-0
2. Johnson/Manrico Cabaloza, BC, def. Chami/Moenster 8-2
3. Slykerman/Conrad Dalton, BC, def. Bunse/Wells 8-3