Hawks fall in opening round of USA South Tournament

Hawks fall in opening round of USA South Tournament

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 


ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team lost to Piedmont College 7-2 in the opening round of the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday.

Piedmont (11-7) opened the match with two doubles victories and jumped out to a 2-1 lead. Huntingdon's No. 2 doubles team of Aaron Triplett-Justin McQueen won 8-6.

McQueen won at No. 4 singles for Huntingdon (9-6) to cut Piedmont's lead to 3-2. But the Lions won the next four singles matches to take the win.  


Match Results

vs. Piedmont 


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

No. 2: Matt Metzger (PC) def. Trey Pirtle (HC) 6-4, 7-5

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

No. 4: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Brent Jenkins (PC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 5: Robbie Werner (PC) def. Ben Marler (HC) 6-3, 6-4

No. 6: Harrison LaBollita (PC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3



No. 1: Metzger- Metzger (PC) def. Jones-Pirtle (HC) 8-4

No. 2: McQueen-Triplett (HC) def. Barnett-Werner (PC) 8-6

No. 3: LaBollita-Jenkins (PC) def. Marler-Seth McClendon (HC) 8-3