By Bill Tamburrino
The Bulldog tennis team beat Valley League foe Valley Center 18-0 at Riviera Oaks and is ready for Spring Break. The Dawgs off until April 9.
Daniel Streeter was near perfect as he went 6-0, 6-1, and 6-0 from his No. 1 singles spot. Christian Failla also turned in scores that were excellent as he went 6-0, 6-2, and 6-0. Garrett Wilcox won three sets to add 3 team points with scores of 6-1, 6-3, and 6-1.
The doubles teams did just as well as the singles players as they took all 9 team points. Ricky Flores and Nick Peterson turned in near perfect sets as they went 6-0, 6-0, and 6-1. Jack Mellecker and Chad Martin served up nothing but bagels as they went 6-0 three times. Shay Alwan and Adam Mazzola went 6-2 and 6-1. Stephen Janak and Mazzola went 6-1.
Coach Doug Failla is pleased to be in first place but is cautiously optimistic at this stage of the season.
“The entire team is playing well. We have to continue to work and improve. It is good to be in first place at the break,” he said.
Failla’s team is 8-1 on the season and 2-0 in league play. The Bulldogs’ toughest competition in league play will come against Del Norte in their first match back from