Men’s tennis rebounds with win over Greensboro

Trey Pirtle teamed with John Jones to win at No. 1 doubles in Saturday's 8-1 win over Greensboro.
Trey Pirtle teamed with John Jones to win at No. 1 doubles in Saturday's 8-1 win over Greensboro.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 

 

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team defeated Greensboro College 8-1 in Saturday's USA South matchup.

In doubles, the teams of John Jones-Trey Pirtle (No. 1), Aaron Triplett-Justin McQueen (No. 2) and Ben Marler-Bailey Burns (No. 3) each won 8-0.

In singles play, Jones (No. 1), Marler (No. 4) and Burns (No. 5) won 6-0, 6-0. McQueen (No. 3) and Seth McClendon (No. 6) both won in straight sets. Triplett (No. 2) lost in three sets.

The Hawks (6-2, 4-1 USA South) will host conference leader N.C. Wesleyan on April 2.

 

Match Results

vs. Greensboro

Singles

No. 1: John Jones (HC) def. Adam Morgan (GC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Carlos Barragan (GC) def. Aaron Triplett (HC) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

No. 3: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Justin Kimball (GC) 6-1, 6-3

No. 4: Ben Marler (HC) def. L. Grissom (GC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 5: Bailey Burns (HC) def. Colin Salmons (GC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 6: Seth McClendon (HC) def. Kevin Nickel (GC) 6-2, 6-1

 

Doubles

No. 1: Jones-Pirtle (HC) def. Kimball-Barragan (GC) 8-0

No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) def. Morgan-Salmons (GC) 8-0

No. 3: Marler-Burns (HC) def. Garcia-Nickel (GC) 8-0

 

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