Claremont hands Missionary men 7-2 loss

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HONOLULU — Claremont-Mudd-Scripps dominated Whitman College 7-2 here Tuesday in a men’s collegiate tennis match.

The loss snapped a mini two-game winning streak for the Missionaries, who saw their season record settle to 10-5. Whitman has one more match on the Islands — the Missionaries face Hawaii Pacific Thursday morning — before returning to the mainland. The Whits, 7-1 in the Northwest Conference, resume conference play April 5 when they travel to Spokane to take on Whitworth.

Whitman got a victory from Colton Malesovas and Andrew La Cava at No. 1 doubles Tuesday, and Steven Roston was victorious for the Missionaries at No. 4 singles. Malesovas-La Cava defeated Warren Wood and Joe Dorn of C-M-S 8-6 and Roston took down the Stags’ Mac Cahill 6-4, 6-4.

Warren Wood of Claremont defeated Malesovas 6-4, 6-1 at first singles.

C-M-S 7, Whitman 2

SINGLES — Warren Wood, CMS, def Colton Malesovas, WC, 6-4, 6-1; Joe Dorn, CMS, def Andrew La Cava, WC, 6-3, 6-1; Nik Marino, CMS, def Andy Riggs, WC, 7-5, 6-1; Skyler Butts, CMS, def Sam Sadeghi, WC, 6-0, 6-0; Steven Roston, WC, def Mac Cahill, CMS, 6-4, 6-4; Alex Johnson, CMS, def Noah Lee, WC, 6-1, 4-6, (14-12).

DOUBLES — Colton Malesovas/Andrew La Cava, WC, def Warren Wood/Joe Dorn, CMS, 8-6; Neel Kotrappa/Skyler Butts, CMS, def Andy Riggs/Steven Roston, WC, 8-1; Nikolas Marino/Alex Lane, CMS, def Sam Sadeghi/Matt Tesmond, WC, 8-3.

Team Scores — Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7, Whitman 2.

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