Thursday, December 10, 2020

NorCal product advances in Orange Bowl boys 18s

   No. 15 seed Aidan Mayo, who grew up in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville, outlasted qualifier Giulio Perego of Italy 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 on Wednesday in the second round of the Orange Bowl boys 18s on clay in Plantation, Fla.
   Mayo is scheduled to face top-seeded Peter Fajta of Hungary on Thursday at 7 a.m. PST for a quarterfinal berth. Live scoring is available.
   In the second round of the girls 18s, seventh-seeded Jana Kolodynska of Belarus routed wild card Vivian Ovrootsky of San Jose, Calif., 6-1, 6-2.
   Ovrootsky, a quarterfinalist in the 16s last year, has verbally committed to the University of Texas for the fall of 2022. She will join Allura and Maribella Zamarripa on the Longhorns. The identical twins from St. Helena, Calif., in the Napa Valley signed National Letters of Intent to play at Texas as freshmen in 2021.
   In the boys 16 doubles quarterfinals, third-seeded Lucas Brown of Plano, Texas, and John Kim of Sunnyvale in the San Francisco Bay Area edged seventh-seeded Sebastian Gorzny of Fountain Valley in the Los Angeles region and Will Mayew of Cary, N.C., 1-6, 7-6 (2) [12-10].
   Brown and Kim are set to play unseeded Marko Mesarovic and Connor Smillie of Austin, Texas, on Thursday not before 11 a.m. Mesarovic and Smillie surprised second-seeded Gianluca Ballotta and Ignacio Buse of Peru 6-7 (6), 6-3 [10-4].
   The University of Texas is located in Austin.

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