Folsom Lake College tennis team picks up first winBy: Staff Report
The Folsom Lake College men’s tennis team ended their six-match losing streak Friday with a Big 8 Conference win over Shasta College, 5-4.
The Falcons were led by double winner Mark Quimbo, who paired with Argish Gevorgyan to win at No. 2 doubles 8-6, then later won his No. 4 singles match 6-2, 6-2. The Falcons’ team of Kurt Marpuri and Craig Wheeler lost a hard-fought No. 1 doubles match, 8-6.
#1 Kurt Marpuri lost 1-6, 5-7
#2 Argish Gevoryan lost 5-7, 3-6
#3 Craig Wheeler lost 5-7, 2-6
#4 Mark Quimbo won 6-2, 6-2
#5 Jorge Espiritu won by default
#6 Shawn Samson won by default
Marpuri/Wheeler lost 6-8
Gevorgyan/Quimbo won 8-6
Espiritu/Samson won by default
The Falcons travel to American River College today to take on the No. 1 ranked Beavers. On Friday, they’ll begin round two of the Big 8 schedule with a trip to Sierra College in Rocklin. Both matches are scheduled for 1 p.m.