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SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW '98

BOYS TENNIS / Players to Watch

March 17, 1998

* Adam Artunian, Woodbridge, singles, Sr.

* Eric Bachelor, Mission Viejo, singles, Sr.

* Greg Biorkman, University, singles, Jr.

* Javier Carillo, Dana Hills, singles, Sr.

* Parker Collins, Corona del Mar, singles, Jr.

* Drew Hoskins, Los Alamitos, singles, Fr.

* Ed Huang, Los Alamitos, singles and doubles, Sr.

* Hunter Jack, Corona del Mar, singles, Fr.

* Cody Jackson, Los Alamitos, singles, Jr.

* Chris Kan, Aliso Niguel, singles, Sr.

* Joseph Kao, Sunny Hills, singles, So.

* Brian Kent, Dana Hills, singles, Jr.

* Ali Kermani, Woodbridge, singles, Sr.

* Tom Lloyd, Esperanza, singles, Jr.

* Cody Shedd, Santa Margarita, singles, Sr.

* Ryan Moore, Servite, singles, Sr.

* Brian Morton, Corona del Mar, singles, Fr.

* Michael Nguyen, Capistrano Valley, singles, So.

* Aaron Talarico, Laguna Beach, singles, Sr.

* Raj Vyas, Sunny Hills, doubles, Jr.

League Favorites

Century: Canyon; Empire: El Dorado; Freeway: Sunny Hills; Garden Grove: Garden Grove; Golden West: Servite; Olympic: Brethren Christian Orange: Brea Olinda; Pacific Coast: Aliso Niguel; Sea View: Corona del Mar; South Coast: Dana Hills; Sunset: Los Alamitos.

Key Dates

April 10-17, Easter Bowl Junior Tennis Tournament, Palm Springs; April 18, Canyon Team Challenge; April 23-25, Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament; May 19, 21, 26, 28, June 3, Southern Section team tournament; May 23, 29, 30, Southern Section individual tournament.

1997 Final Poll

1. Woodbridge; 2. Dana Hills; 3. Sunny Hills; 4. El Dorado; 5. Santa Margarita; 6. Corona del Mar; 7. Aliso Niguel; 8. Los Alamitos; 9. Garden Grove; 10. Capistrano Valley.

Notes

Transfers have helped bolster the lineups of some of the county's top teams. Corona del Mar added Parker Collins, a section doubles champion in 1996, from La Canada. Woodbridge will be helped by the addition of sophomore Jonathan Sheridan from Mexico. Dana Hills has added Jon Lippert from Aliso Niguel and Javier Carrillo from Venezuela. Mission Viejo will have Cam Akturk and Leandro D'Agostini, exchange students from Turkey and Brazil. . . . Los Alamitos is coming off a 19-2 season, but the Griffins should be even better this year with a singles lineup of Cody Jackson, freshman Drew Hoskins and senior Ed Huang. Hoskins was ranked second in Southern California in the 14s and should be one of the top freshman in the county. . . . Corona del Mar has two outstanding freshman, Hunter Jack and Brian Morton. Morton beat Hoskins in three sets for the Ojai boys' 14 title last year.

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