By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team defeated Covenant College 5-4 on Saturday and clinched a spot in the USA South Athletic Conference tournament.
Bailey Burns (No. 6) won the final singles match of the day, 6-2 6-3, to clinch the win for Huntingdon (9-4, 6-3 USA South).
In doubles, the team of Triplett-McQueen (No. 2) won 8-1.
The Hawks clinched a spot in the conference tournament with the win. Seeding for the tournament has not been determined yet.
Huntingdon will play at Piedmont on Sunday at 10 a.m.
No. 1: Matthew Harvie (CC) def. John Jones (HC) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2: Chris Cox (CC) def. Trey Pirtle (HC) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
No. 3: Aaron Triplett (HC) def. Trey Wood (CC) 6-0, 6-2
No. 4: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Connor Shimmel (CC) 6-1, 6-0
No. 5: Ben Marler (HC) def. Dan Madden (CC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Bailey Burns (HC) def. Travis Hutchinson (CC) 6-2, 6-3
No. 1: Harvie-Cox (CC) def. Jones-Pirtle (HC) 8-3
No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) def. Shimmel-Wood (CC) 8-1
No. 3: Madden-Hutchinson (CC) def. Marler-Burns (HC) 8-3