Boys tennis: Hornets win; Mustangs lose a close one
Published 4:09 am Friday, April 16, 2021
From staff reports
Will Koontz, Colin Donaldson, Bennett Clark and Jared Wetzler had singles wins for Salisbury in a 5-4 Central Carolina Conference win against North Davidson on Wednesday.
The Hornets (5-2, 5-2) got an 8-6 No. 1 doubles win from Koontz/Donaldson.
South Rowan (7-2, 6-2) beat Central Davidson 7-2 to move into a tie for second place in the CCC.
South hosts Salisbury on Monday.
East Rowan lost 6-3 at South Iredell on Thursday and will finish second in the North Piedmont Conference.
The Mustangs (6-2, 5-2) got singles wins from Ryan Brady and Drew Roane, and Landon Shuping/Brady stayed undefeated at No. 1 doubles.
The unbeaten Vikings won three close matches.
Shuping lost the first set at No. 1 singles to Dylan Ewald, won the second set, and lost a third-set tiebreaker 10-8.
Jaden Collins lost 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3 singles. Collins/Roane lost 8-6 at No. 2 doubles.