Hawks wins rain-shortened tennis match

Justin McQueen teamed with Aaron Triplett to win at No. 2 doubles in Monday's win over Division II Tuskegee University.
Justin McQueen teamed with Aaron Triplett to win at No. 2 doubles in Monday's win over Division II Tuskegee University.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information 

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team defeated Division II Tuskegee 5-0 on Monday in a match shortened by rain.

In doubles play, the teams of John Jones-Trey Pirtle (No. 1) and Justin McQueen-Aaron Triplett (No. 2) picked up wins for Huntingdon. Ben Marler-Seth McClendon (No. 3) won by default.

In singles, Ben Marler (No. 5) won in straight sets. Huntingdon won the first set in positions No. 1-4, but the matches were called because of rain. Bailey Burns (No. 6) won by default.

Huntingdon (2-1) travels to play Ferrum on Saturday at 11 a.m.

 

vs. Tuskegee

Match Results

Singles

No. 1: John Jones (HC) vs. Oshane Trail (TU) 6-1, DNF

No. 2: Justin McQueen (HC) vs. Michael Graham (TU) 6-1, DNF

No. 3: Aaron Triplett (HC) vs. Brandon Sewell (TU) 6-1, DNF

No. 4: Trey Pirtle (HC) vs. Reggie Richardson (TU) 6-4, DNF

No. 5: Ben Marler (HC) def. Jalen Law (TU) 6-0, 6-0

No. 6: Bailey Burns (HC) won by default

 

Doubles

No. 1: Jones-Pirtle (HC) def. Trail-Sewell (TU) 8-2

No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) def. Richardson-Graham (TU) 8-1

No. 3: Marler-McClendon (HC) won by default

 

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