Several Westside residents or students are among the favorites in the Southern California Tennis Assn. Sectional Championships, to be held Friday through Oct. 15 at The Racquet Centre of Universal City.
Men's top players include Pepperdine freshmen Alejo Mancisidor and Matt Holt, UC Irvine sophomore Mike Roberts of Beverly Hills and St. Monica High School junior Michael Joyce.
Pepperdine sophomore Noelle Porter, runner-up to Shandra Livingston among women in last year's championships, will also compete.
Don Akins shot a 33 for nine holes to win the seniors championship in the September tournament of the Penmar Men's Golf Club. Other flight winners and their gross scores: Ray Fitzpatrick, A, 34; Oscar Baldassarre, B, 37; Joe Schlitt, C, 38; Tony Marmaro, D, 43, and Lionel Haines, temporary handicaps, 41.