Men’s tennis places 2nd in John McWilliams Fall Invitational

Justin McQueen competes in the John McWilliams Fall Invitational at Lagoon Park.
Justin McQueen competes in the John McWilliams Fall Invitational at Lagoon Park.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Intern

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Huntingdon men's tennis team battled hard on the final day of the John McWilliams Fall Invitational and finished in second place.

The Hawks had solid results in singles play on Sunday. John Jones defeated Ben Reardon of Birmingham-Southern 7-5, 6-3 in the final round of the White singles draw.

Eric Busch lost to Charlie Rowe of Birmingham-Southern but was able to defeat David Goodloe 8-6 to win the third place match of the Grey singles draw. Justin McQueen defeated Zach Justice from LaGrange College 8-0 in the Grey consolation draw.

The doubles team of Bobby Foroughian-Zac Baldwin lost 8-6 to Hewitt-Blanchard of Point University. The teams of Meyer Schwartzberg-Trey Pirtle and Tyler Chaffee-Aaron Triplett were unable to play due to weather.

Birmingham-Southern finished first in the final tournament standings with 42 points. Huntingdon was second with 27 points, Millsaps College was third with 20 points, Point University was fourth with 19 points and LaGrange College was fifth with zero points.

Freshman Ben Marler won the tournament's sportsmanship award.

 

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Red Draw Singles

Meyer Schwartzberg

Friday

Rd. 1 - lost to Jacob Weinacker (BSC) 6-3, 6-2 

Saturday

Rd. 2 – lost to Jacob Weinacker (BSC) 6-2, 6-4

 

Bobby Foroughian

Friday

Rd. 1 - def. Daniel Blanchard (Point) 6-4, 4-6, 10-4

 

Zac Baldwin

Friday

Rd. 1- def Emerson Brundick (Millsaps) 7-5, 6-7, 10-4

Saturday

Rd. 2 – lost to Rafa Hewitt (Point) 6-4, 7-5

 

White Draw Singles

Ben Marler

Friday

Rd. 1 - lost to Alex Centrion (Millsaps) 6-3, 6-4 

 

Aaron Triplett

Friday

Rd. 1 - def. George Chunn (BSC) 4-6, 6-4, 10-7 

Saturday

Rd. 2 – lost to Avinash Ananth (Millsaps) 6-4, 6-4

 

John Jones

Friday

Rd. 1 - def Cameron Doles (Millsaps) 6-3, 6-3

Saturday

Rd. 2 – def Alonso Triviso (Point) 6-4, 7-5

Rd. 3 - def Henry Crosby (BSC) 6-3, 7-5

Sunday

Rd. 4 – def Ben Reardon (BSC) 7-5, 6-3

 

Grey Draw

David May

Friday

Rd. 1 - lost to Rami Jamileh (Millsaps) 8-3

 

Seth McClendon

Friday

Rd. 1- lost to Zach Justice (LaGrange) 8-5 

 

Tyler Chaffee

Saturday

Rd. 1- lost to Eric Busch (Huntingdon) 9-7

 

Eric Busch

Saturday

Rd. 1 – def Tyler Chaffee (Huntingdon) 9-7

Sunday

Rd. 2 – lost to Charlie Rowe (BSC)n 8-2

Rd. 3 (3rd place match) – def David Goodloe (BSC) 8-6

 

Consolation

Grey Draw

Saturday

Rd.1 -  McQueen def Burns (Huntingdon) 8-1

Sunday

Rd. 2 – McQueen def Zach Justice (LaGrange) 8-0

 

Red Draw

Saturday

Rd.1 - Schwartzberg lost to Daniel Blanchard (Point) 8-2

 

White Draw

Saturday

Rd. 1 - Marler def Zach Thyner (LaGrange) 8-4

Rd. 2 – Marler lost to George Chunn (BSC) 8-4

 

Doubles

Foroughian-Baldwin

Friday

Rd. 1 - def. Sizenado-Corley (LaGrange) 8-5

Saturday

Rd. 2 - def Rees-Burdick (Millsaps) 8-5

Sunday

Rd. 3 – lost to Hewitt-Blanchard (Point) 8-6

 

Schwartzberg-Trey Pirtle

Friday

Rd. 1 - def. Glass-Cantrell (LaGrange) 8-5

Sunday

Rd. 3 – Match called (weather)

Saturday

Rd. 1 - Pirtle-Busch def Trivision-Sheeler (Point) 8-4

 
 

Tyler Chaffee-Triplett

Friday

Rd. 1 - def. Fegley-Thyner (LaGrange) 8-4

Saturday

Rd. 2 - def Awanth-Doles (Millsaps) 9-7

Sunday

Rd. 3 – Match called (weather)

 

Justin McQueen-Bailey Burns

Friday

Rd. 1 – def  Thomas-Solomonoff (Millsaps) 8-5

Saturday

Rd. 2 - def Thomas- Solomonoff (Millsaps) 8-5

Rd. 3 – lost to Rowe-Goodloe (BSC) 8-5

 

McClendon-Eric Busch

Friday

Rd. 1 - lost to Rowe-Goodloe (BSC) 8-5

 

Ben Marler-John Jones

Saturday

Rd. 2 – def Tucker-Moss (Point) 8-5

Rd. 3 – def Mill-Jamileh (Millsaps) 9-8

 
 

Team Standings

1. Birmingham-Southern – 42 points

2. Huntingdon College – 27 points

3. Millsaps – 20 points

4. Point University – 19 points

5. LaGrange College – 0 points