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Keystone College’s men’s tennis team claimed their first victory of the season on April 13 , defeating Rosemont College 8-1 in Colonial States Athletic Conference action.

The Giants, who swept doubles’ play before winning five of six singles’ matchups, improve to 1-7 this spring an 1-4 in the conference.

Up a point with a default win at number three doubles, Keystone won the top two flights on the court. Abraham Shagoury and Michael Hull teamed up for an 8-3 victory over Greg Sauer and Ahmed Faik at number one doubles while Dan Anderson and John Masten notched an 8-2 win over Luke McIlvaine and Don Tees at the second pairing.

In singles’ action, Shagoury claimed a tight battle with Sauer at the top flight, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 while Hull defeated Faik at number two singles, 7-5, 6-1. McIlvaine gave Rosemont their lone point of the day with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-2) decision over Anderson at three singles while Masten topped Tees, 6-1, 6-1 at the fourth pairing.

Ross Haberek and Tyler Valinski were awarded default victories at flights five and six, respectively.

Keystone will return to the courts on April 16 when they host Baptist Bible College in a CSAC match scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at the Murray Courts in La Plume.

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