Hawks close regular season with loss at Piedmont

Justin McQueen won at No. 4 singles and teamed with Aaron Triplett to win at No. 2 doubles in Sunday's loss to Piedmont.
Justin McQueen won at No. 4 singles and teamed with Aaron Triplett to win at No. 2 doubles in Sunday's loss to Piedmont.

DEMOREST, Ga. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team fell to Piedmont 6-3 on Sunday in the final match of the regular season.

The Hawks (9-5, 6-4 USA South) led early with two wins in doubles before Piedmont won five of the six singles matches.

Huntingdon picked up doubles wins from the teams of Justin McQueen-Aaron Triplett (No. 2) and Ben Marler-Bailey Burns (No. 3). McQueen also won a three-set match at No. 4 singles.

Huntingdon will face Piedmont again in the first round of the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday.

 

Match Results

vs. Piedmont 

Singles

No. 1: Nathan Metzger (PC) def. John Jones (HC) 6-4, 6-2

No. 2: Matt Metzger (PC) def. Trey Pirtle (HC) 6-0, 6-2

No. 3: Bryan Barnett (PC) def. Aaron Triplett (HC) 7-6, 6-1

No. 4: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Brent Jenkins (PC) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

No. 5: Robbie Werner (PC) def. Ben Marler (HC) 6-0, 6-3

No. 6: Harrison LaBollita (PC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-4, 6-0

 

Doubles

No. 1: Metzger- Metzger (PC) def. Jones-Pirtle (HC) 8-5

No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) def. Barnett-Werner (PC) 8-4

No. 3: Marler-Burns (HC) def. LaBollita-Jenkins (PC) 8-4