The Irvine Valley men's tennis team wrapped up the first round of Orange Empire Conference play unbeaten with a 9-0 win at Saddleback on Thursday.
The Lasers had no trouble with the Gauchos to improve their record to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in conference.
In conference play, the Lasers have now swept three of their opponents. Their toughest match so far in the OEC was a 7-2 win at Riverside this past Tuesday.
Against Saddleback, IVC players didn't drop a set in singles.
The closest match came at the No. 1 position where Laser freshman Parker McBride defeated Shayan Haddadkaveh, 7-6(7), 6-3.
Souza dropped just one game at No. 5 singles and Santos only lost two sets at No. 6 singles.
In doubles, IVC got victories from its teams of Mirecki and Lafond, McBride and Lin and Santos and freshman Mateo Maya. Santos and Maya won, 8-1.
Irvine Valley now bounces right back with another match Friday at home, taking on nationally ranked Arizona Mesa at 10 a.m.
Irvine Valley 9, Saddleback 0
1. Parker McBride (IVC) def. Shayan Haddadkaveh (SC), 7-6(7), 6-3
2. Leszek Mirecki (IVC) def. Tyler Edwards (SC), 6-3, 6-4
3. Julian Lafond (IVC) def. Lucas Fortt (SC), 6-0, 7-5
4. Derek Lin (IVC) def. Chris Torcaso (SC), 6-4, 6-2
5. Rodrigo Souza (IVC) def. Ivan Ozerets (SC), 6-0, 6-1
6. Thallys Santos (IVC) def. Oliver Ludwig (SC), 6-2, 6-0
1. Mirecki/Lafond (IVC) def. Haddadkaveh/Torcaso (SC), 8-6
2. McBride/Lin (IVC) def. Fortt/Tran (SC), 8-3
3. Santos/Mateo Maya (IVC) def. Ludwig/Edwards (SC), 8-1