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Lancaster tennis team blanks South Pointe, 6-0

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Prep tennis play

By The Staff

The LHS boys tennis team equaled its win total from all of last season with a win at South Pointe on Thursday, March 28 in Rock Hill.

The 5-3 Bruins started and finished strong to win 6-0 over the Stallions. LHS jumped to a quick 4-0 advantage with wins at the No. 1, 2, 3, and 5 singles spots.

At the No. 2 doubles position, Peyton Brumfield and Matt Barnes needed a third-set 10-point tiebreaker to edge their opponents, Ben Johnson and Garrett Burgess.

The final match of the contest saw No. 4 singles player Tyler Ferguson pull away late in the second set to edge his opponent Preston Darby.

In addition, Matthew Graham won his junior varsity match for the Bruins by a strong 8-0 score. With six matches left before the playoffs, the Bruins hope to finish strong and enter the postseason with momentum on their side.

LHS 6 SPHS 0

Evan Muse (L) def. Jakob Huechkter (SP) 6-1, 6-2

Adam Whetstone (L) def. Conner McCoy (SP) 6-0, 6-2

Ellison Hagins (L) def. Jonathan Hoover (SP) 6-1, 6-0

Tyler Ferguson (L) def. Preston Darby (SP) 6-3, 7-5

David Jewell (L) def. Gannon Cline (SP) 6-3, 7-5

Peyton Brumfield/Matt Barnes (L) def. Ben Johnson/Garrett Burgess (SP) 6-3, 5-7, 10-4

 Matthew Graham (L) def. Dimitry Riddle (SP) 8-0