Men's tennis improves to 3-0 in conference play

John Jones won at No. 1 singles and teamed with Trey Pirtle to win at No. 1 doubles in Sunday's 9-0 win over William Peace.
John Jones won at No. 1 singles and teamed with Trey Pirtle to win at No. 1 doubles in Sunday's 9-0 win over William Peace.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team improved to 3-0 in conference play with a 9-0 win over William Peace on Sunday.

In singles, John Jones (No. 1), Justin McQueen (No. 2), Aaron Triplett (No. 3), Trey Pirtle (No. 4), Ben Marler (No. 5) and Seth McClendon (No. 6) earned straight set wins for Huntingdon (5-1, 3-0 USA South).

Pirtle and Marler both won 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles play, the teams of McQueen-Triplett (No. 2) and Marler-Bailey Burns (No. 3) won 8-0 while the No. 1 team of Jones-Pirtle won 8-2.

The Hawks travel to Averett University on Friday and will play at 11 a.m.

 

Match Results

vs. William Peace

Singles

No. 1: John Jones (HC) d. Patrick Ralph (WP) 6-3, 6-0

No. 2: Justin McQueen (HC) d. Davis Felts (WP) 6-0, 6-2

No 3: Aaron Triplett (HC) d. Elijah Wood (WP) 6-0, 6-1

No. 4: Trey Pirtle (HC) d. Tyler Youngblood (WP) 6-0, 6-0

No. 5: Ben Marler (HC) d. Will Hall (WP) 6-0, 6-0

No. 6: Seth McClendon (HC) d. Michael Savage (WP) 6-0, 6-2

 

Doubles

No. 1: Jones-Pirtle (HC) d. Ralph-Felts (WP) 8-2

No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) d. Youngblood-Hall (WP) 8-0

No. 3: Marler-Burns (HC) d. Wood-Savage (WP) 8-0

 

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