Fuselier extends lead in EMTL Week 7
By J. Anfenson-Comeau
Team Fuselier extended its lead in Week Seven of Eunice Men’s Tennis League play with a 10-8 victory over tied-for-second-place Team D’Aubin.
On Court One, Team D’Aubin’s Bill Weaver and Chris Ardoin scored a 6-3, 6-5 victory over Murphy Carrier and Robert Williams.
David Clause and Byron Wimberly of Team Fuselier won a 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 split set agianst Team D’Aubin’s Chris Gaspard and Timmy Ortego on Court Two.
On Court Three, Nick Frugé and Ricky Marks won a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 split set for Team Fuselier against Team D’Aubin’s Shannon Martel and Donald Martel.
Also scoring a split set win for Team Fuselier, Buddy Courville and Brad Courville defeated Team D’Aubin’s Seth Duplechin and Father Tom Voorhies, 7-6, 2-6, 7-5, on Court Four.
On Court Five, team captain Vernon Fuselier and Michael Brown won a 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 split set against Scott Eckholdt and Cooney Brown of Team D’Aubin.
Don Mayeux and Jeff DeRouen also scored a win for Team Fuselier, surging to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Team D’Aubin’s Phil Young and Jeff Vizenat on Court Six.
On Court Seven, team captain Darren D’Aubin and Chad Smith scored a 6-0, 7-5 victory against Team Fuselier’s Gene Manuel and Jim Butler.
In the other match of the week, last-place Team Moosa closed the point gap with a 10-6 win against second-place Team Pucheu.
On Court One, Team Pucheu’s Keith Rocket and Danny LeBleu scored a 7-5, 6-3 win against Jarvis Semien and Darryl Carrier of Team Moosa.
Scoring a win for Team Moosa, John Phil Fontenot and Scott Manuel defeated Team Pucheu’s Wayne Wimberly and John Frugé, 7-6, 6-3, on Court Two.
On Court Three, team captain Jacque Pucheu and Pierre Martel won a 6-4, 4-6, 11-9 split set against Jude Miller and Edmund Caswell of Team Moosa.
Team Moosa’s Seth Duplechin and Lee Wimberly scraped by with a 7-6, 7-6 victory over Team Pucheu’s Monty Person and Pat Frugé on Court Four.
On Court Five, Chip Thibodeaux and J.C. Carpenter scored a 6-2, 6-2 win for Team Moosa against Team Pucheu’s Chad Smith and Ken Gaspard.
Also scoring a win for Team Moosa, Jerry Murdock and Dustin Ashford defeated Team Pucheu’s Mike Conner and Ray Biessenberger on Court Six, 6-3, 6-1.
On Court Seven, Team Pucheu’s Steve Dischler and Tom Dietz won a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 split set against Ken Pitre and David Reed of Team Moosa.
Week Seven Box Scores:
Team: Old Total: New Total:
Fuselier 56 66
Pucheu 51 57
D’Aubin 49 57
Moosa 43 53