Sports Roundup: St. Francis, Flintridge Prep boys’ tennis teams earn first-round playoff victories


St. Francis 11, Santa Margarita 7: Visiting St. Francis received three wins in singles from Ian Freer to register a CIF Southern Section Division II first-round match victory.

The Golden Knights, who took third in the Mission League, improved to 6-10.

Freer, who advanced to the league singles final, won, 6-3, 6-0, 6-1.


St. Francis will host against Buckley or Dos Pueblos in a second-round match Friday, likely at Scholl Canyon Tennis Center.

Santa Margarita (14-7) tied for first in the Trinity League.

Flintridge Prep 13, California Academy of Math and Science 5: Flintridge Prep rolled to a CIF Southern Section Division IV first-round road win Wednesday at Cal State Dominguez Hills.

The Rebels (8-5) picked up three wins in doubles from Andrew Megerdichian and Loran Baxter, 6-0, 6-1 and 6-0.


Flintridge Prep, which finished third in the Liberty League, will face Jurupa Valley or San Dimas in a second-round match Friday at a site to be determined.

Santa Monica 9, Crescenta Valley 9 (Santa Monica wins on games, 74-69): Crescenta Valley saw its season conclude Wednesday in a CIF Southern Section Division II first-round road loss.

The Falcons (12-6) received wins in doubles from Justin Kim and Mclean Lunt, 6-3, 6-1, Adi Saravan and Hanin Lee, 6-3, 6-2, and Augustine Jun and Patrick Chmielewski, 6-3, 6-1.

Crescenta Valley got singles wins from Carlos Vicencio, 6-0, Erik Babayan, 6-4, and Jacob Lee, 6-1.

Crescenta Valley finished second in the Pacific League. Santa Monica (8-4) took first in the Ocean League.

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