Tennis/ May 07 2022

Maranatha Cruises to 14-4 Victory Over Arrowhead Christian in Second Round of CIF-SS Division 4 Playoffs

Boys Tennis: The last time Maranatha faced Arrowhead Christian was the quarterfinals of the 2019 CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs in Pasadena. The Minutemen prevailed, 12-6. This time, it was Maranatha’s turn to travel, as they paid visit to the Eagles on the campus of Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa for the second round of the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ May 05 2022

Maranatha Edges Long Beach Wilson, 72-71, in Games, in First Round of the CIF-SS Division 4 Playoffs

Thanks to Maranatha coach Arthur Hsieh for this report: Boys Tennis: In his pre-match speech to his squad, Coach Arthur Hsieh told his team that there was a very good chance this match ends up 9-9, so he challenged them to get every game they could. For the fourth time this season, Maranatha tied their […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 30 2022

Maranatha’s Jordan Miao & Joshua Im Win Coastal League Doubles Title; Nico Engling Places Second in Singles

Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Boys Tennis: Entering in the final day of the Coastal League Individuals Tournament, the seeds held true to form, as the top 4 seeds in both the singles and doubles draws made their way into today’s semi-finals. In doubles, the #3 seed, Maranatha’s top team of Jordan Miao/Joshua Im, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 29 2022

Maranatha’s Engling & Huang Meet in Coastal League Semifinal; Miao & Partner, Im, Two Wins From Potential Doubles Championship

Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Boys Tennis: It was an exciting day of tennis at UCLA, the site of the Coastal League Individuals Tournament, as singles players and doubles teams from each school in the league competed. The Minutemen had a successful day on the courts, playing competitive tennis. The top two finishers will […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 29 2022

La Salle’s Sam Solomon & Kevin Rao Claim Del Rey League Doubles Title; Anthony Gibbs Places Second in Singles

Pictured L-R: Anthony Gibbs, La Salle coach Javier Djeu, Sam Solomon & Kevin Rao  Boys Tennis: La Salle had a champion and a runner up at Thursday’s Del Rey League finals. Anthony Gibbs, the Lancers No. 1 singles player, played a grueling three-hour, three-set match in the semifinals. Gibbs’ final match was against the defending […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 28 2022

Boys Tennis: La Salle Advances Six of Nine Players into Thursday’s Del Rey League Finals

Boys Tennis: Javier Djeu is back and leading the La Salle boys tennis program once again. He led the Lancers to a 9-1 mark in Del Rey League matches in 2022. And today (Thursday), La Salle will have six of their nine players at the Del Rey League Individual Finals. La Salle players that advanced […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 27 2022

Maranatha Wins Share of Coastal League Championship; Minutemen Claim 11-7 Victory Over Village Christian in Regular Season Finale

Thanks to Maranatha Tennis for this report: Boys Tennis: Two weeks ago, the Maranatha boys tennis program was undefeated and in sole possession of first place in the Coastal League, with just two matches to go. Then came the down-to-the-wire 8-10 loss to Geffen Academy at UCLA. All of a sudden, the Minutemen were facing […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 12 2022

Maranatha & Rowland Win Nine Matches Apiece, But Minutemen Claim 75-69 Victory on Games

Thanks to Maranatha Tennis for this report: Boys Tennis: In yet another nail-biter in a season full of them, Maranatha followed their pattern of getting an early lead before letting their opponents rally late. It is a habit that the Minutemen will need to correct swiftly as the playoffs approach. There isn’t much leeway in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 07 2022

Maranatha Dominates California Math & Sciences, 14-4, in Wednesday’s Coastal League Match

Thanks to the Maranatha tennis program for this report Boys Tennis: In their second and final contest of the season, Maranatha and California Academy of Math/Sciences (CAMS) not only faced one another, but also the 96-degree heat (well over 100 degrees on court). It was clear early on that Maranatha was the fitter of the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 31 2022

Maranatha Cruises to 12-6 Victory Over Village Christian

Thanks to Maranatha tennis for this report Boys Tennis: Different league, same schools. As original members of the modern Olympic League, there was a period where Maranatha and Village Christian dominated the league in boys tennis. In 2012, the league title came down to the final match of the season between MHS and VCHS. That […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 23 2022

After 9-9 Stalemate, Maranatha Edges Keppel in Games, 79-65, in Tuesday’s Nonleague Showdown

Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Boys Tennis: In a non-league showdown between two of the more historically successful programs in the San Gabriel Valley, today’s match didn’t disappoint, with the squads going 3-3 in each round. The Aztecs are the defending CIF-SS Div. 4 Runners-Up and are now in Div. 3. The Minutemen hope […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 18 2022

Maranatha Defeats Geffen Academy, 11-7, on Thursday Afternoon

Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Boys Tennis: Maranatha and Geffen Academy at UCLA came into today’s contest unbeaten both on the season and in league. They split their matches the last two years, with Geffen winning handily last season. With the Bruins missing their top two players, they were forced to dilute their lineup, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 16 2022

Maranatha Cruises to 15-3 Victory Over California Math-Science in Coastal League Match

Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Boys Tennis: In their first year in the Coastal League, Maranatha continues to face competition like California Academy of Math/Sciences for the first time; at least for the first time in Coach Arthur Hsieh’s 10-year tenure. In a tougher match than the score indicates, the Rebels challenged the Minutemen […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 09 2022

Maranatha Ties South Pasadena, 9-9, on Tuesday, But Minutemen Claim Victory, Thanks to an 80-70 Advantage in Games

Thanks to Maranatha for this report Boys Tennis: Maranatha, a CIF-SS Division 4 program, knew that defeating the 10th ranked team in Division 3, South Pasadena, would be a tall order, especially after last season’s 13-5 drubbing at the hands of the Tigers, who return 7 of their 9 starters this season. But the Minutemen […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Mar 04 2022

Maranatha Edges San Gabriel, 10-8, in Thursday’s Nonleague Contest

Boys Tennis: Thanks to Maranatha for this report: Maranatha knew today’s match at San Gabriel would reveal where they are as a team. Since their opening match against Azusa was so lopsided, they didn’t really have a gauge of where they are relative to other schools. San Gabriel would give them an idea. Coming in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Feb 24 2022

Claremont’s Singles Players Went 8-1 on Wednesday; Wolfpack Picked Up 13-5 Victory Over Arcadia

Boys Tennis: Claremont saw its three singles players win eight of their nine matches, and the Wolfpack would go on to claim a 13-5 victory over Arcadia. Their No. 1 singles player, Ronald Chen, and No. 2, David James Brownlee, went a combined 6-for-6 in their singles matches. Caleb Settles went 2-1 for the Wolfpack. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ May 23 2021

San Dimas Dominates Serrano, 15-3, in Second Round of CIF-SS Division 4 Playoffs

Boys Tennis: After an 11-7 victory over Rancho Alamitos in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 4 playoffs on Thursday, San Dimas didn’t want any drama on Saturday. The Saints made a 48-mile trip to Phelan and handily defeated Serrano, 15-3, in the second round. Rahul Mohan and Moises Reyes went a combined 6-0 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ May 08 2021

Claremont’s Ronald Chen Wins Palomares League Singles Title; Anagnos & Settles Claim Doubles Championship for Wolfpack

It ended up being a banner week for the Claremont High School Tennis programs. A couple days ago, the Wolfpack’s Goldie La claimed the Palomares League singles championship by defeating her sister and teammate, Sydney La. In doubles, the tandem of Jahday Drewery and Caren Uribe claimed a 6-0, 3-6, 6-1 title-match victory over Alta […]

By Brian Baiotto


Tennis/ Apr 21 2021

Claremont Boys & Girls Tennis Programs Cruise to Victories Over Ayala on Tuesday

Girls & Boys Tennis: Girls: Claremont 12, Ayala 0: The Claremont steamroller  kept mowing down opponents on Tuesday. The Wolfpack girls program won all 12 of their matches. Goldie La and Sydney La, the Wolfpack No. 1 and No. 2 singles players, respectively, won both of their sets by 6-0 scores. Caren Uribe claimed set […]

By Brian Baiotto