Burbank Edged by Arcadia; Burroughs Falls to CVHS

Photo by Sebastian Moore / Burbank Leader | Burbank High School junior Adam Ridaoui swept his Arcadia competition but the Bulldogs were edged in their Pacific League matchup.

First published in the April 16 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

The Burbank High School varsity boys’ tennis team was edged at perennial powerhouse Arcadia in a Pacific League match, losing 83-80 in total games after finishing regulation with a 9-9 tie in sets won on Tuesday.

BHS No. 1 singles player Amrith Kodumuri collected three set wins, 6-3, 6-0, 6-1, while No. 2 singles player, junior Adam Ridaoui, also swept 7-5, 6-3, 6-1.

Meanwhile in the doubles competitions, the No. 1 team of senior Yash Desai and Adonis Basco tallied two victories, 6-3, 7-6, while the No. 2 tandem of seniors Mark Lin and Christopher Krikorian registered one set win, 7-6.

The Bulldogs (8-2 overall record) will host intracity rival Burroughs in a league matchup on Tuesday, April 19, at 3:30 p.m.


The visiting Bears lost a Pacific League matchup at Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta, 11-7, on Tuesday.

No. 1 singles player Bernard Woods posted a pair of set victories, 7-5, 6-1, while No. 2 singles player Markos Mkrtchyan also collected two set victories, 6-4, 6-1. Meanwhile, No. 3 singles player Michael Fraser tallied one set win, 6-4.

In doubles competitions, the No. 3 tandem of Zion DuMonde and Kaian Bates registered two victories, 6-2, 6-1.

Burroughs (3-7 overall) visits Burbank High in a league matchup on Tuesday, April 19, at 3:30 p.m.