Dearborn Divine Child traveled to Riverview on Monday for a men’s non-championship tennis match with the Pirates.
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Both teams did a good job for their next home stretch, but it was the visiting Falcons who scored a comfortable 8-0 victory. Only one game went to three sets that day.
In singles No. 1, Divine Child’s Stephen Balash defeated Brent Kerley 6-1, 6-2. In second in singles, Sean Miller of the Falcons dominated Luke Johnson 6-1, 6-2. Third in singles, Divine Child’s Ryan Salehi defeated Gabe Seitz 6-2, 6-0. And in fourth in singles, Greyson Nicholl of the Falcons beat Tyler Costello 6-2, 6-4.
At number 1 in the doubles, the Divine Child duo of Daniel Ejakov and Ryan Kokkatt beat Brady Hoyt and Joseph Nadolski 6-2, 6-1.
In second in the doubles, the Falcons took the win over Logan Bermudez and Dane Gertsen, beating Brent Holbrook and Brody Julvezan 7-5, 5-7, 12-10.
Third in doubles, Divine Child’s Andrew Bustamante and Josh Bustamante outscored Caleb Jurlin and Gabe Ottenbreit 6-1, 6-1.
The Falcons’ No.4 doubles team of Sam Ciarelli and Connor Godin won by default on Monday afternoon.
Monday’s meeting kicked off what was supposed to be a busy week for both teams, but heavy rains in the region created problems.
Divine Child was scheduled to face Crestwood on Saturday. The team are expected to resume action on Monday, September 27 with a non-league home encounter against Plymouth Christian.
Riverview was scheduled to host the Monroe SMCC on Thursday and compete in the Woodhaven Invitational on Saturday. The Bucs will kick off the new week at home on Monday, September 27 with a non-league game against Allen Park. In addition, the team will have to compose a meeting of the Huron League against Milan, while a match on September 21 between the two teams, in Milan, has become scarce.