Briefs: Breakers earn win in OT

BOSTON — The men's doubles team of Travis Parrott and John-Patrick Smith won in overtime to propel the visiting Orange County Breakers to a 24-19 World Team Tennis win over the Boston Lobsters on Tuesday.

Smith defeated Jan-Michael Gambill, 5-1, in men's singles to trigger three straight Breakers victories to start the match.

Lindsay Davenport won in singles and also paired with Anna-Lena Groenfeld for a doubles win for Orange County (3-3).

Butorac and Gambill posted a 5-4 doubles win over Smith and Parrott to force overtime.

Boston fell to 2-4.

— From staff reports

Ex-Pirate promoted

Bijan Rademacher, an all-state outfielder at Orange Coast College in 2012, is tearing it up in the minor leagues after being drafted in the 13th round by the Chicago Cubs organization in June.

Rademacher was promoted Tuesday to the Single-A Peoria Chiefs of the Midwest League after hitting a combined .385 with two home runs and nine runs batted in in two previous stops.

After hitting .333 with one homer in 12 at-bats for the Cubs' Arizona rookie league squad, he was bumped to the Boise Hawks of the short-season Single-A Northwest League. At Boise, he hit .396 in 14 games, collecting one homer and eight RBIs.

In 65 minor-league at-bats through Monday, the lefty had nine extra-base hits and two stolen bases. In his last five games through Monday, he was eight for 18.

— Barry Faulkner

Wahl in Colorado

Tyson Wahl, a Newport Harbor High graduate in his seventh MLS season, was traded to the Colorado Rapids from the Montreal Impact on Friday.

At the time of the trade, Wahl, 28, a defender, had started 70 games and made 82 appearances for Montreal, Seattle and Kansas City,

He was traded to Montreal from Seattle after the 2010 season after playing in 39 matches over three seasons for the Sounders. He went to Seattle in the 2009 expansion draft.

Wahl, who played collegiately at UC Berkeley, spent three seasons with Kansas City, which made him the 19th pick in the draft.

Wahl's lone MLS goal came last season, when he also posted two of his assists. He has taken seven shots on goal.

— Barry Faulkner

UCI's Cheung shines

UC Irvine men's tennis player Ryan Cheung, alongside doubles partner Robert Yim, won the 126th annual Southern California Men's Open Section Championships over the weekend at the Lakewood Tennis Center.

Cheung, who will be a junior in the fall, and Yim steam rolled through the tourney that included a three-set win in the final over the No. 1-seeded pair.

Cheung's team had to defeat the duo of Shuhei Shibahara and Tyler Pham, who will be a sophomore and a freshman, respectively, at UCI in the fall, to reach the final.

— From staff reports

UCI's Jung triumphs

Jacob Jung, who was a freshman for the UC Irvine men's tennis team in 2012, won the second leg of the ITA Summer Circuit Monday at the University of La Verne.

No. 2-ranked Jung defeated Nicholas Ballou in the final, 6-3,3-6,10-6, to head to the third leg in the ITA Summer Circuit for the West Coast.

The third leg will be held Saturday through Monday at Azusa Pacific University.

— From staff reports

Bergman dealing

Former UC Irvine baseball pitcher Christian Bergman is 8-1 with a 2.40 earned-run average for the Modesto Nuts of the Single-A California League.

Bergman, who completed four seasons with the Anteaters in 2010, had allowed 58 hits and struck out 51 through 63 2/3 innings for the Nuts, an affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

Bergman represented the Nuts in the June 19 All-Star Game between the California and Carolina leagues in Winston-Salem, N.C. He pitched a scoreless second inning, allowing one hit, in the California League's 9-1 loss. Bergman saw his four-start win streak come to an end on Monday, when he allowed one run on four hits in six innings and posted a no-decision at Lancaster.

— Barry Faulkner

Pancake 5K coming

The 15th annual Orange County Track Club Pancake 5K Race takes place July 29 at Fairview Park.

The pancake breakfast, which is presented by the Estancia High cross country and track and field teams, begins at 8 a.m. Race and sponsorship information can be found at or by calling (949) 863-6166.

— From staff reports

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