Del Oro netters trip Rio Americano, 5-4

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Strength in the lower half of the ladder and in doubles enabled Del Oro’s boys tennis team to top visiting Rio Americano, 5-4 Monday afternoon, March 16, in a non-league match. The Golden Eagles dropped the top four singles matches to the Raiders but still had enough firepower to top the perennial Sacramento area visiting Rio Americano 5-4 Monday afternoon in Loomis thanks to some strong doubles play. Matt Hanson and Nick Koop teamed up for a 6-3, 7-6(3) win at No. 1 doubles. Brandt Steinmetz and Brad Taylor won 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2, while Travis Dena and Spencer Klein won 6-1, 6-2 at No.3. Taylor Reiff won his No. 5 singles match, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, and Taylor Kerrington was a 6-3, 6-3 winner at No. 6.