From Press staff reports
The Vineland High School boys tennis team shutout visiting Atlantic City 5-0 Friday to clinch the Cape-Atlantic League American Conference Division I title.
It was the Fighting Clan's 13th-straight victory and put them at 21 wins for the season. Vineland is No. 6 in The Press Elite 11.
Senior first singles player Rahi Patel avenged an early season loss to Atlantic City's Brian Gallagher 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. It was Patel's 20th win of the season and eighth in a row. Patel (74-46) is one win away from 75 career victories, all at first singles.
Singles-Rahi Patel d. Brian Gallagher 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; Dhruv Patel d. Damien Licheon 6-4, 6-1; Andrew Massaro d. Hung Nguyen 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles-Darren Tomasso-Nick Mayo d. Lane Bangis-Jesse Weiner 6-2, 6-3; Frank Conroy-Nhyko Todd d. Rob Lowe-Kyle Fader 6-4, 7-5.
Records -A.C. 7-6, Vineland 21-2.