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Bryans Double Up for a Victory in Burbank

November 11, 2000

Mike and Bob Bryan of Camarillo defeated Cecil Mamiit of Los Angeles and Kyle Spencer of Britain, 7-5, 6-3, in the doubles quarterfinals of the $50,000 U.S. Tennis Assn. Challenger tournament Friday at Burbank Tennis Center.

The top-seeded 22-year-old Bryan twins, in their third season of professional tennis, played at Rio Mesa High and won the NCAA Division I doubles title while at Stanford in 1998.

They will face Garreth Williams of South Africa and Jeff Williams of Tucson, Ariz., in the semifinals at 12:30 p.m. today.

Kevin Kim of Fullerton defeated Bob Bryan, 6-4, 7-5, in a quarterfinal singles match Friday.

Bryan beat Oliver Gross of Germany in the first round and Taylor Dent of Newport Beach in the second round.

* Dave Nelson, girls' tennis coach at Oak Park High the last two seasons, resigned following the Eagles' Southern Section Division IV playoff loss Thursday. Nelson served several stints as the school's boys' and girls' coach over the last 20 years.

He guided Oak Park to a 12-5 record this season.

No replacement has been named.


* Pitcher Jered Weaver of Simi Valley High has signed with Long Beach State.


* The inaugural Thousand Oaks High Lancer Baseball Golf Tournament is set for Dec. 4 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Thousand Oaks.

Entry fee is $125 and includes a round of golf, range balls, a cart, lunch and dinner.

There will be an auction in the evening. Proceeds go to Thousand Oaks baseball.

Information: Gary Wagner (805) 95-7491.


* The Southern California Diamonds 18-and-under club softball team will host a men's novice slow-pitch tournament Nov. 19 at the Oxnard Softball Complex.

Entry fee is $150 per team.

Information: Richard Arias or Frank Gutierrez (805) 385-8170.

* Players are needed for the Valley Breeze 12-and-under fast-pitch softball team.

For tryout dates and other information: Adolfo Ramirez (818) 897-3900.

* The Super Starrz girls' basketball travel team is holding tryouts for fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders.

Information: Joy Ming (818) 366-8817, or David Inemer (661) 250-4050.

* Tryouts for the Pacific Volleyball Club are scheduled for Nov. 18-19 at Moorpark College.

Players for the 12-and-under team may try out from 8 to 9 a.m. on Nov. 18, with 14-and-under players trying out from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and 16-and-under players trying out from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

The 18-and-under division tryouts are scheduled for 9 a.m. on Nov. 19.

Cost is $10 per player. Information: (805) 378-1400, extension 1711 or at

* El Camino Real High is holding its alumni basketball games at the school Nov. 21.

The girls' game is scheduled for 6 p.m., with the boys' game to follow at 7:30.

Information: John Gould (310) 739-4394 or (818) 888-8920.

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