Sports shorts: Wildcat men still perfect in tennis

2013-02-03T00:00:00Z Sports shorts: Wildcat men still perfect in tennisStaff And Wire Reports Staff And Wire Reports Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona men's tennis team stayed unbeaten, improving to 5-0 with a 4-0 win over St. Mary's on Saturday at the Robson Tennis Center. Giacomo Miccini won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles for the Wildcats.

• Texas Tech held off Arizona 4-3 in women's tennis Saturday at the Robson Tennis Center. The teams split six singles matches, but the Red Raiders won the doubles point as UA fell to 4-2.

• Julie Labonte was the only Wildcat to earn a first-place finish at the New Mexico Classic in Albuquerque. Labonte won the shot put with a toss of 56 feet 10 1/4 inches.

• The UA hockey team lost 5-1 at ASU. The Wildcats have lost 30 in a row to the Sun Devils.

Pima

Aztecs split with Yavapai in softball

The Aztecs softball team split a doubleheader, losing 4-3 and winning 7-5 against visiting Yavapai. Yvette Alvarez picked up the win on the mound in the second game and also hit the go-ahead homer in the sixth inning. Pima is 6-2.

• The Pima women's basketball team outscored visiting Chandler-Gilbert by 22 in the second half en route to an 85-66 win. A'jha Edwards had 20 points and 15 rebounds for Pima (12-12, 8-7).

• The Pima men's basketball team lost its 12th straight game Saturday, falling 46-41 at home to Chandler-Gilbert. Lawrence Pierce led the Aztecs (6-18, 1-15) with 11 points and eight rebounds.

• Eddie Wilcox set a national indoor leading mark in the high jump with a 7-foot jump Saturday at the Aztec Indoor Invitational. Khalil Hakim (long jump) and Austin Stone (1,000 meters) also won events for the Pima men. The Aztec women winners were Marlee Sherwood (triple jump), Kathy Fisher (60-meter hurdles), Aly Haskell (600 meters) and Shelby Slocum (1,000 meters).

Miscellaneous

Brazil cuts into US lead at Davis Cup

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Brazil's doubles team of Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares upset top-ranked Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan 7-6 (6), 6-7 (7), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 and kept the United States from clinching the first-round Davis Cup match. The United States has a 2-1 advantage heading into today's reverse singles.

• Officials at Auburn University have announced the iconic oak trees at Toomer's Corner will be removed. The trees are unlikely to survive despite efforts to save them after they were poisoned with a powerful herbicide. Harvey Updyke Jr. is accused of poisoning the trees and is scheduled to go to trial April 8.

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