No. 14 Mississippi Gulf Coast picked up three wins on the first day of the NJCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship on Monday in Tucson, Ariz.
Austin Vos (So., Perth Australia/Applecross), Patrick Roth (Fr., Pascagoula/Resurrection) and Wesley Fontaine (Fr., Biloxi/Biloxi) will play in the round of 16 on Tuesday morning.
Vos won his No. 1 singles match 6-2, 6-1 over Moraine's Nick Karczynski. He'll play third-seeded Toru Horie from ASA Miami at 9 a.m. Central.
Roth beat Moraine's Davis Souza 6-0, 6-1 in No. 4 singles, and he'll face Valter Oshiro, the fourth-seed, from Cowley at 11:30.
Fontaine bested Lake County's Brian Szramek 6-4, 6-3 to advance and play Cowley's Killian Dagneaux at 11:30.
The Bulldogs lost three singles matches and all three doubles matches. Those spots will now play in the consolation bracket either Tuesday or Wednesday.
NJCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship
Monday's schedule (All times Central)
No. 1 singles: Austin Vos (MGCCC) def. Nick Karczynski (Moraine), 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 singles: Ethan Aycock (Wallace) def. Cole Wagner (MGCCC), 7-5, 6-1
No. 3 singles: Nick Hester (Wallace) def. Evan Chubb (MGCCC), 6-1, 2-2 (WD)
No. 4 singles: Patrick Roth (MGCCC) def. Davis Souza (Moraine), 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 singles: Wesley Fontaine (MGCCC) def. Brian Szramek (Lake County), 6-4, 6-3
No. 6 singles: Jaime Sion (USC Sumter) def. Anthony Schloegel (MGCCC), 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
No. 1 doubles: Arthur Etzberger-Thomas Norwood (Harford) def. Austin Vos-Cole Wagoner (MGCCC), 6-5, 7-6 (4)
No. 2 doubles: Juan Pino Contoleon-Cristobal Quevedo (ABAC) def. Evan Chubb-Patrick Roth (MGCCC), 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 doubles: Panashe Garah-Natnael Zegdeta (Prairie) def. Reid Crow-Clint Verrett (MGCCC), 6-4, 7-5
Round of 16
No. 1 singles: Austin Vos (MGCCC) vs. (3) Toru Horie (ASA), 9 a.m.
No. 4 singles: Patrick Roth (MGCCC) vs. (4) Valter Oshiro (Cowley), 11:30 a.m.
No. 5 singles: Wesley Fontaine (MGCCC) vs. Killian Dagneaux (Cowley), 11:30 a.m.
No. 1 doubles: Austin Vos-Cole Wagoner (MGCCC) vs. Nick Karczynski-Alex Kokoszka (Moraine), 2 p.m.
No. 2 singles: Cole Wagoner (MGCCC) vs. Leonardo Zacheta (USC Sumter), 9 a.m.
No. 3 singles: Evan Chubb (MGCCC) vs. Alex Probst (Kaskaskia), 8 a.m.
No. 6 singles: Anthony Schloegel (MGCCC) vs. Gurnoor Virdi (Lake County, 9:30 a.m.
No. 2 doubles: Evan Chubb-Patrick Roth (MGCCC) vs. David Souza-Seth Yaeger (Moraine), 1:30 p.m.
No. 3 doubles: Reid Crow-Clint Verrett (MGCCC) vs. Cody Courtney-James McWilliams (Jones), 3 p.m.
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Sports Information Director
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College