Boys tennis: Lions' Takeuchi posts dramatic win
Fairfield Prep’s tennis team defeated Foran High, 6-1, on Tuesday.
“Mack (Makano) Takeuchi, after battling back to take the second set and tie it up at one set apiece, hung in there through the blazing heat to eek out a victory in a super tiebreak at No. 4 singles,” said Lion coach Alan Stern.
Prep improved to 11-3. Foran is 7-8.
Singles: Nick Allen (FP) def. Ryan Money 6-3, 6-1; Sean Lynch (FP) def. Addison Poffenberger 6-0, 6-0; Brian Donahue (FP) def. Evan Miller 6-2, 6-3; Makano Takeuchi (F) def. Zander Jehle 4-6, 6-3, Tiebreak (11-9).
Doubles: Pierce Barry/Connor Gurnham (FP) def. Sem Jans/Nico Esposito 6-1, 6-1; Andrew Kelly/Julia Richtarich (FP) def. Max Chang/Connor Rowe 6-1, 6-1; Finn Hublitz/Charlie Youngs (FP) def. Gean DeGuzman/Matt Urquia 6-0, 6-1.