Hawks knock off Tuskegee

Bailey Burns won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and teamed with John Jones to win 8-6 at No. 1 doubles on Saturday against Tuskegee.
Bailey Burns won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and teamed with John Jones to win 8-6 at No. 1 doubles on Saturday against Tuskegee.

By Audrianna Hargitt

Sports Information Assistant

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team picked up its second straight win with a 9-0 victory over Tuskegee University on Saturday.

In doubles, the No. 1 team of John Jones and Bailey Burns won 8-6 and the No. 2 team of Ben Marler and Mark Melchor won 8-1. The No. 3 team of Kevaughnte Merrion and Anjala Chandrasoma won by default.

In singles, Burns (No.1) won 6-4, 6-3, Adam Self (No. 2) won 6-0, 3-6, 10-8, Chandrasoma (No. 3) won 7-6, 6-4, Trevor Berry (No. 4) won 6-0, 6-3 and Merrion (No. 5) won 6-1, 6-2. Marler won by default at No. 6.

 

Records: Huntingdon (2-3); Tuskegee (Not Available)

Coming Up: Huntingdon plays at LaGrange on Wednesday.

 

Match Results

Singles

No. 1: Bailey Burns (HC) def. Jabari Hargrove (TU) 6-4, 6-3

No. 2: Adam Self (HC) def. Jabari Cole (TU) 6-0, 3-6, 10-8

No. 3: Anjala Chandrasoma (HC) def. Tyler Mitchel (TU) 7-6, 6-4

No. 4: Trevor Berry (HC) def. Gedasse Patterson (TU) 6-0, 6-3

No. 5: Kevaughnte Merrion (HC) def.  Rithy Sry (TU) 6-1, 6-2

No. 6: Ben Marler (HC) won by default

 

Doubles

No. 1: John Jones-Burns (HC) def. Cole-Hargrove (TU) 8-6

No. 2: Marler-Mark Melchor (HC) def. Mitchell-Patterson (TU) 8-1

No. 3: Merrion-Chandrasoma (HC) won by default