Aztecs men's tennis earns two wins at Paradise Valley and Glendale CC

Freshman Anton Nazaroff (Catalina Foothills HS) was the only Aztecs player to play and win four matches on Tuesday as the No. 16 ranked Aztecs shut out Paradise Valley and Glendale Community College. The Aztecs close the regular season at 3-2. Photo by Raymond Suarez
Freshman Anton Nazaroff (Catalina Foothills HS) was the only Aztecs player to play and win four matches on Tuesday as the No. 16 ranked Aztecs shut out Paradise Valley and Glendale Community College. The Aztecs close the regular season at 3-2. Photo by Raymond Suarez

The No. 16 ranked Pima Community College men's tennis team (3-2) played two matches in the Phoenix area on Tuesday and gained two shutout victories to close the regular season.

  • (16) Pima CC Aztecs 7, Paradise Valley CC 0: In doubles competition, the duo of sophomore Corey Pabst and freshman Mason Lee (Catalina Foothills HS) won their No. 1 doubles match over Cameron Meinhart and Tyler Baron 8-3.
    Freshmen Anton Nazaroff (Catalina Foothills HS) and Mitchell Wilkinson (Catalina Foothills HS) defeated Roman Earhart and Dylan Mulatay 8-1 at No. 2 doubles.
    In singles competition, Pabst beat Meinhart 6-2, 6-1 in their No. 1 singles match. Nazaroff shut out Baron at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-0 while Lee downed Earhart 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
    Wilkinson defeated Mulatay in their No. 4 singles contest 6-1, 6-3. Sophomore Landon Strickland won his No. 5 singles match over Drake Young 6-1, 6-0.
  • (16) Pima CC Aztecs 6, Glendale CC Gauchos 0: Nazaroff and Wilkinson earned a win in their No. 2 doubles match beating Brian Castanon and Kyle Cans 8-5. The No. 3 doubles duo of Strickland and freshman Emanuel Robles-Serrano (Desert View HS) blanked Steven Muto and Anthony Kylik 8-0.
    The Aztecs picked up wins in all four singles matches. Nazaroff beat Castanon at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-4. Lee won his No. 3 singles match over Cans 6-4, 6-1.
    Strickland and Robles-Serrano earned shutout victories in their singles matches. Strickland downed Muto 6-0, 6-0 and Robles-Serrano overwhelmed Kylik 6-0, 6-0.

The Aztecs will compete in the NJCAA Region Tournament on April 13-14 at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Competition begins at 8:00 a.m. on both days.