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Folsom Lake College tennis team loses to Diablo Valley College, golf team places second in tournament

By: Staff Report
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The Folsom Lake College men’s tennis team traveled to Pleasant Hill Friday, where they lost a Big 8 Conference match to Diablo Valley College, 8-1.

The Falcons’ lone victory was achieved by the No. 3 doubles team of Jorge Espiritu and Shawn Samson, 8-3. Mark Quimbo took a tough three-set loss at #4 singles, losing 6-3, 5-7, 10-12.

 

Singles

#1 Kurt Marpuri lost 0-6, 0-6

#2 Argish Gevorgyan lost 1-6, 1-6

#3 Craig Wheeler lost 0-6, 0-6

#4 Mark Quimbo lost 6-3, 5-7, 10-12

#5 Jorge Espiritu lost 0-6, 1-6

#6 Shawn Samson lost 0-6, 1-6

 

Doubles

Marpuri/Wheeler lost 0-8

Gevorgyan/Quimbo lost 1-8

Espiritu/Samson won 8-3

 

The Falcons travel to Redding tomorrow to take on Shasta College.

 

Falcon golfers take second in Big 8 Tourney No. 5

 

The Folsom Lake College men’s golf team took second place in Thursday’s Big 8 Conference tournament No. 5 at Yolo Flyers Golf Club in Woodland, finishing five strokes behind winner and conference leader Santa Rosa.

It was an unusual day for the Falcons as FLC’s Joel Slak, the Big 8 scoring average leader, shot a six-over-par 78. The Falcons instead relied on steady play from Dylan Neal (72), Tom Crowther (74), and Brad Peil (75).

“We still managed to have six players shoot in the 70’s, so it was not a bad day for us,” said Coach Barry Zarecky. “But in order to win this conference, we’ve got to get just a little bit better. Thankfully, there’s still plenty of time.”

The team now has two weeks to regroup and work on their game before the next Big 8 tournament on April 2.

 

Team Scores

Santa Rosa 372

Folsom Lake 377

Modesto 390

Delta 396

Sierra 396

American River 401

Napa Valley 415

 

FLC Individuals (par 72)

Dylan Neal 72

Tom Crowther 74

Brad Peil 75

Joel Slak 78

Jace Tiller 79

Jordan Sato-Sterni 79