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Folsom Lake College tennis teams compete with mixed results

By: Staff Report
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The Folsom Lake College men’s and women’s tennis teams competed over the weekend and came away with mixed results. The men faced Cosumnes River College on Friday afternoon and lost a close contest 5-4. The Falcons were led by No. 1 singles player Nick Lord and No. 5 Mark Quimbo, as both won their singles and doubles matches. Lord (sophomore, Ponderosa HS) won in singles 6-1, 6-3, and then combined with Nick Bacchini (sophomore, Vista del Lago HS) to win doubles 8-3. Quimbo (freshman, Cordova HS) won 6-2, 5-7, 10-8 in singles and paired with Kurt Marpuri (freshman, Cordova HS) to win 9-7 in doubles. The women’s team travelled to Santa Clara to compete in the Mission College Tournament on Friday and Saturday. No. 4 singles player Rozy Saini (sophomore, Vista del Lago) won her first-round match 6-1, 6-2, then lost in the second round 6-1, 6-2. The No. 2 doubles team of Saini and Maricela Medina (sophomore, Cordova) won their first-round match 6-1, 6-0, then lost in round two 6-1, 6-0. This week the men will host Reedley College in a non-conference match at 1 p.m. today at Broadstone Racquet Club then play in the Modesto Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The women have postponed tomorrow’s scheduled non-conference match with Cosumnes River until Friday in hopes of having more healthy players available. Finally, the men’s golf team plays at Spring Creek Golf Club today in a non-conference match.