Ou, Mantelman and Boyer advance to the finals at Region I Championships

Freshman Beau Boyer (Cibola HS) rallied after dropping the first set to beat Jonah Steffen in the No. 6 singles semifinal round 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. He will play Jeffery Martin from Mesa in the finals on Wednesday. Photo by Raymond Suarez
Freshman Beau Boyer (Cibola HS) rallied after dropping the first set to beat Jonah Steffen in the No. 6 singles semifinal round 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. He will play Jeffery Martin from Mesa in the finals on Wednesday. Photo by Raymond Suarez

The Pima Community College men's tennis team advanced in four flights after the first day of competition at the Region I Championships on Tuesday at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale.

The Aztecs won three singles and one doubles match.

Sophomore Tomothy Ou earned a shutout win over Abdella Mohammed from Glendale Community College 6-0, 6-0 in his No. 1 singles match.

Freshman Scott Mantelman earned his victory at No. 3 singles over Glendale's Charlie Zwolsman 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinal round.

Ou and Mantelman won their No. 1 doubles semifinal match over Tyler Peters and Victor Tuncap from Paradise Valley Community College 6-4, 6-1.

Freshman Beau Boyer (Cibola HS) bounced back after dropping a tight first set as he went on to defeat Jonah Steffen from Paradise Valley Community College 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.

Freshman Chris McDaniels (Tanque Verde HS) won the first set in his No. 4 singles match but fell to Glendale's Jared McMurdie 6-7, 7-6, 6-4. Freshman Johnathan Wu fell to Bruno Deschamps from Glendale 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 singles. Sophomore Francisco Sotelo (Cholla HS) dropped his match at No. 2 singles to Gergo Rendek from Mesa Community College 6-0, 6-0.

In other doubles competition, Sotelo and Wu fell to Sala Frigeri and Yohann Prinsen from Mesa 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 doubles. McDaniels and Boyer lost to Michael and Ben Gardiner from Paradise Valley Community College in their No. 3 doubles match 6-2, 6-4.

The final matches will be held on Wednesday at the Paseo Racquet Center starting at 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday's match-ups (Finals)

No. 1 singles: Tomothy Ou (Pima) vs. Jorge Sala Frigeri (Mesa Community College)

No. 3 singles: Scott Mantelman (Pima) vs. Artur Etzberger (Mesa Community College)

No. 6 singles: Beau Boyer (Pima) vs. Jeffery Martin (Mesa Community College)

No. 1 doubles: Ou/Mantelman (Pima) vs. Gergo Rendek/Jeffery Martin (Mesa Community College)