Del Oro netters tame Rocklin, Nevada Union

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The Del Oro High School boys tennis team upped its Sierra Foothill League record to 8-2 with a 6-3 win over Rocklin April 17. The win for the Golden Eagles turned the tables on the Thunder who had defeated Del Oro last month. For Del Oro, freshman Sean Kolar posted an impressive 6-2, 6-1 win in the No. 1 while Charlie Wyatt was a 6-3, 7-5 winner at No. 3. Andrew Milton (6-4, 6-4), Brandon Bailey (7-5, 6-4) and Taylor Carrington (6-4, 6-1) also notched key wins in the singles department. In doubles play, the Del Oro tandem of Garrett Dawlin and Spencer Butter-field had a 6-0, 6-3 win in the No. 1 slot to seal the triumph. Earlier last week, Del Oro went to Grass Valley and returned with a 9-0 blanking of Nevada Union. The No. 3 doubles team of sophomores Nick Koop and Taylor Rieff rebounded from a 6-1 loss in their first set to take the next two by the same score. Kolar captured the No. 1 singles match in straight 6-1 sets, while the No. 1 doubles team of junior Garrett Dahlin and sophomore Spencer Butterfield blanked their opponents in straight 6-0 sets. Also winning singles matches for Del Oro were senior Matt Winger (6-0, 6-1), juniors Andrew Milton (6-2, 6-3) and Taylor Carrington (6-1, 6-3), and sophomores Charlie Wyatt (6-1, 6-3) and Brandon Bailey (6-2, 6-1). Del Oro’s No. 2 doubles team of Cody Sanders and Matt Hanson also took their match by a 6-1, 6-2 result.