by Tyler Peck, sports informatin graduate assistant
JONESBORO, Ga. - The No. 1 seed Georgia College & State University men's tennis team blanked North Georgia, the No. 8 seed, 5-0 today (April 18) in the second round of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships.
Georgia College took all three doubles matches and won at first and sixth singles to take the match. At the PBC tourney they play the first team to reach five points wins the match.
Robert Angelucci (Acworth, Ga.) and Erick Siqueira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) teamed up at third doubles and defeated the duo of Daniel Aguilon and Brandon Sloan 8-2, the largest margin of victory for the Bobcats.
At first doubles, the Sao Paulo duo of Joao Casagrande and Francis Yoshimoto beat the twosome of Grant Partrick and Adrien Saulais 8-5. Giovane Nucci (Santa Catarina, Brazil) and Max Beliankou (Minsk, Belarus) edged Samuel Moore and Luciano Paes Neto 8-6 at second doubles.
Siqueira shutout Neto 6-0, 6-0 at first singles.
Casagrande sealed the victory for the Bobcats defeating Sloan 6-0, 6-2.
The Bobcats will now face the No. 5 seed, USC Aiken, later today, April 18 at 6:30 p.m.
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