Around the Region: UTC's Simon Bustamante wins Baras No. 2 singles draw

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga freshman tennis player Simon Bustamante won the No. 2 men's singles draw in the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 victory over Mercer's Nicolas Guillon at the Champions Club. Mocs junior Michael Birnbaum also defeated a Mercer player Saturday, and he and Bustamante recorded a doubles victory. The UTC women had six wins on day two, with singles and doubles victories for Samantha Caswell, Caroline Hall and Sydney Patton. Their partners were Rachele Gazzola, Mckenzie Barco and Delaney Edwards, respectively.

Cross Country

* UTC won the six-team men's Red Division and was second to Georgia Tech in the women's race at the Foothills Invitational cross country meet Saturday in Oxford, Ala. Brennan Huber, Paul Stuart and Gavin Hasty were second through fourth individually in the 8k in 25:04.2,