MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team fell behind early on Saturday but came back to beat Covenant 6-3 at the Gibbs Tennis Complex. The Hawks (6-5, 4-2 Great South Athletic Conference) fell behind 3-1 but won their final five matches to pull out the victory.
Tyler Creamer (No. 2), Sean Jackson (No. 3), Lee Howell (No. 4) and Larry Pritchett (No. 5) won their singles matches in straight sets and Stacy Terry (No. 6) won in three sets. Creamer and Howell won at No. 2 doubles.
Huntingdon plays at Tuskegee on Wednesday.
No. 1: John Hirte (CC) def. Zac Baldwin (HC) 6-3, 6-1
No. 2: Tyler Creamer (HC) def. Jonathan Herberich (CC) 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Sean Jackson (HC) def. Tom Yates (CC) 7-5, 6-2
No. 4: Lee Howell (HC) def. Andy Jones (CC) 6-1, 6-3
No. 5: Larry Pritchett (HC) def. Calvin Chase (CC) 7-6, 6-3
No. 6: Stacy Terry (HC) def. Clark Sealy (CC) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
No. 1: Hirte-Herberich (CC) def. Jackson-Baldwin (HC) 8-6
No. 2: Creamer-Howell (HC) def. Yates-Jones (CC) 8-3
No. 3: Chase-Sealy (CC) def. Pritchett-Terry (HC) 8-3