Ou and Mantelman claim singles titles as Aztecs men's tennis takes second at Region I Championships

The Aztecs men's and women's tennis teams display their second place plaques and medals. Photo courtesy of Ian Esquer
The Aztecs men's and women's tennis teams display their second place plaques and medals. Photo courtesy of Ian Esquer

The Pima Community College men's tennis team completed play at the Region I Championships on Wednesday and came away with some hardware.

The Aztecs took second place in the team standings for the second straight year behind Mesa Community College.

Sophomore Tomothy Ou won the No. 1 singles flight championship after he defeated Jorge Sala Frigeri from Mesa 6-4, 6-2.

Freshman Scott Mantelman claimed the No. 3 singles flight region title after he beat Mesa's Artur Etzberger 6-4, 6-4.

Freshman Beau Boyer (Cibola HS) fell short in his championship match at No. 6 singles as he lost to Mesa's Jeffery Martin 6-2, 6-0.

In the No. 1 doubles championship, Ou and Mantelman lost to Gergo Rendek and Martin after an injury forced the end of the match.

The Aztecs qualified to compete at the NJCAA Division I Tournament on May 14-18 at the Collin County Tennis Facilities in Plano, TX.