Prep Tennis: Salisbury doubles team wins regional

Published 11:55 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016

Staff report
Salisbury’s No. 1 doubles team of Spencer Storey/David Derrick prevailed in four matches on Friday and Saturday to win the 2A Midwest Regional held in Salisbury.
Salisbury’s Hunter Carlton and Matt Sukkasem won first-round singles matches but lost in the second round.
The Salisbury doubles team of Roarke Burton/Adam Drye was eliminated in the first round.
The top four doubles teams and top four singles players advance from each regional to the state tournament in Cary on May 13-14.
The dual team state playoffs will resume this week, with the Hornets hosting Brevard in a second-round match.

First round
Hunter Carlton (Salisbury) d. Thomas Picklesimer (Randleman) 6-0, 6-3
Matt Sukkasem (Salisbury) d. Marcus Conley (Parkwood) 6-4, 6-0
Second round
Landon Church (West Wilkes) d. Hunter Carlton (Salisbury) 6-1, 4-6, Church won tiebreaker
Brett Moore (West Davidson) d. Matt Sukkasem (Salisbury) 6-0, 6-2

Regional Championship
Landon Church (West Wilkes) d. Brett Moore (West Davidson) 6-3, 6-2
Third place
Eathan Elliott (West Stokes) d. Thomas McCorkle (CATA) 6-3, 6-4

First round
Spencer Storey/David Derrick (Salisbury) d. Mac Garrett/John Frazier (Wilkes Central) 6-0, 6-0
Trey Speight/Austin Eudy (West Stanly) d. Roarke Burton/Adam Drye (Salisbury) 6-3, 6-2

Second round
Spencer Storey/David Derrick (Salisbury) d. Franks Sells/Andrew Spainhour (West Stokes) 6-3, 6-1

Regional Semifinals
Spencer Storey/David Derrick (Salisbury) d. Seth Whitley/Tyler Mills (Forest Hills) 6-2, 6-1
Trey Speight/Austin Eudy (West Stanly) d. Hunter Jordan/Dakota Massucco (Wilkes Central) 6-4, 6-1

Regional championship
Spencer Storey/David Derrick (Salisbury) d. Trey Speight/Austin Eudy (West Stanly) 6-1, 6-2