Last Updated: March 23, 2017
  • Tuesday, March 28 vs. Grossmont 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 29 vs. Steele Canyon 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 30 @ Santana 4:00 PM

Boys Tennis Matches

 March 23 vs. Helix 
     Varsity 8-10 - Everyone contributed as the Norsemen won three sets of singles and five sets of double. The total
     allowed the Highlanders to escape with a hard fought win. 
     JV 13-5 - Chaska Kentish, Ryan Ayala, and Johnny Meram each won two sets of singles and Majd Alkuree-Majid Michael
     and Mudar Basim-Yousif Hindi added three sets of doubles each.

 March 22 vs. Christian 
     Varsity 15-3 - Due to missing players Luke Putrus and Johnny Meram were asked to to step up to varsity and help
     the team. They performed well helping the Norsemen to a solid win.

 March 21 @ Steele Canyon 
     Varsity 4-14 - Valhalla won two sets by default and Jacob Ibbetson-Ethan Wood won the other two sets as the
     Cougars dropped the Norsemen.
     JV 2-16 - Ryan Ayala-Johnny Meram and Mudhar Basim-Yousif Hindi each won a set for the Norsemen's score.

 March 17 vs. Calexico 
     Varsity 8-10 - Calexico won 7 of the 9 doubles points while Valhalla's singles players won 6 of the 9 singles points.
     Though Saul Martinez, Nolan Carroll, and Scott Hale won 2 sets each, the Norsemen came up just short in the
     final score.  
     JV 0-9 - The Bulldogs could not field a full JV team, but the players they had available made short work of the
     Norsemen on this day.

 March 16 @ West Hills 
     Varsity 12-6 - Nolan Carroll swept his three matches in leading the Norsemen charge over the Wolfpack.
     JV 9-9 (71-79) - Luke Putrus won three sets and Rami Awakeem won the last set of the day 7-6 (10-8) to draw
     the Norsemen level in sets. The Wolfpack won more total games to take the match.  

 March 14 vs. Santana 
     Varsity 3-15 - The Norsemen's points came in doubles with Jacob Ibbetson-Ethan Wood winning two sets and
     Nolan Carroll-Saul Martinez adding one.
     JV 8-10 - Luke Putrus and Majid Michael led the Norsemen winning two sets each in singles. Ryan Ayala-Johnny
     Meram added two more in doubles. Chaska Kentish and Majd Alkuree-Brendan McGinley also contributed set

 March 9 @ Grossmont 
     Varsity 0-18 - The Norsemen moved up a level in competition when they opened league play at Grossmont.  
     JV 5-11 - Despite the outstanding efforts of Johnny Meram in singles and Mudhar Basim-Yousif Hindi in doubles,
     the Norsemen dropped their opening league match.  

 March 8 vs. Orange Glen 
     Varsity 16-2 - Scott Hale won three sets of singles and Dawson de Beaumont-Harris Siddiqi won three sets of
     doubles as the Norsemen moved their preseason record to 4-0.

 March 7 @ Monte Vista 
     Varsity 13-2 - Darkness cut the match short, but before darkness hit Jacob Ibbetson-Jacob Kattoula won three
     sets while Saul Martinez, Nolan Carroll, and Scott Hale won all their sets too.
     JV 24-1 - The Norsemen switched their line up around and it worked well. Every member of the JV team was able to
     play in the match and every member of the team won at least two sets in driving the team to victory. Mudhar Basim
     dropped just one game in sweeping his matches. 

 March 2 vs. Granite Hills 
     Varsity 15-3 - The doubles teams of Jacob Ibbetson-Jacob Kattoula, Kai Parel-Sewell-Ethan Wood, and Dawson
     de Beaumont-Harris Siddiqi swept their nine sets in leading the Norsemen. Not to be outdonw, Nolan Carroll swept
     his singles sets.  
     JV 11-7 - Ryan Ayala-Johnny Meram guided the JV team to victory.

 March 1 vs. El Camino 
     Varsity 10-8 - The Norsemen caught the Wildcats shorthanded and were able to sweep doubles. Saul Martinez won a
     set of singles to scratch out the win. 
     JV - 4-4 (31-34) - Majid Michael, Ryan Ayala-Johnny Meram, Muhar Basim-Yousif Hindi, and Majd Alkuree-
     Brendan McGinley
won sets, but the Norsemen came up just short in total games.

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