Spring-Ford's Pascual ousted in district singles

SPRINGFIELD - Two-time PAC singles champion Malchu Pascual of Spring-Ford came up short of qualifying for the PIAA championships Saturday at the District 1-AAA boys tournament at the Healthplex.

The eighth-seeded Pascual lost to top-seeded and eventual finalist Tristan Bradley of Unionville 6-1, 6-1 in the district quarterfinals before falling to Radnor’s Max Safanov, the tournament’s No. 5 seed, 6-4, 6-1 in the consolation round.

District 1-3A Boys Singles Championship
Quarterfinals
(1) Tristan Bradley, Unionville, def. (8) Malchu Pascual, Spring-Ford, 6-1, 6-1
(4) Ethan Bradley, Unionville, def. (5) Max Safanov, Radnor, 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
(NS) Brandan Caban, Upper Darby, def. (3) Andrew Tran, Wissahickon, 6-3, 6-4
(2) Sameer Gangoli, Great Valley, def. (NS) Victor Li, Unionville, 6-3, 6-2
Semifinals
(1) Tristan Bradley, Unionville, def. (4) Ethan Bradley, Unionville, 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)
(2) Sameer Gangoli, Great Valley, def. (NS) Brandan Caban, KUpper Darby, 6-2, 6-1
Championship (May 11)
(1) Tristan Bradley, Unionville, vs. (2) Sameer Gangoli, Great Valley