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Ojai Valley News photo by Holly Roberts

Brandon Holt and Clay Thompson celebrate after a point in last week’s 116th Ojai Tennis Tournament.

Tim Tuttle, Ojai Valley News correspondent

No. 1-seed Deiton Baughman, a 20-year-old touring professional from Carson, defeated Brandon Holt, an 18-year-old senior at Palos Verdes High, 7-6, (7-4), 6-2, Sunday for the Men’s Open championship in “The Ojai” at Libbey Park.

Holt, headed to play at USC next season, upset No. 2-seeded and former UCLA star Clay Thompson, 6-3, 6-3, in the semifinals and No. 3-seeded and ex-USC star Eric Johnson

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