Friday, March 21, 2014
Wando boys tennis picked up a dominant 6-0 road win over Academic Magnet Thursday in North Charleston.
Wando (3-2) surrendered just six games through its No. 1 and 2 singles matches. Warriors No. 1 Jacob Jahn earned a 6-1, 6-1 win, while Andrew DaCosta won 6-0, 6-4.
Wando No. 3 Woods Browder saw the day's most competitive match but took the match with a 7-3 third-set win. Austin Ciuffo won 6-0, 6-4 in the No. 4 singles match. Parker Lopresti and Carter Weston completed the sweep for the Warriors with a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 2 doubles.
Wando closes out a five-match road stand Tuesday at West Ashley.
Jahn def. Legerton 6-1, 6-1. DaCosta def Steen 6-0, 6-4. Browder def. Whitaker 6-2, 6-7, 7-3. Ciuffo def. Nietert 6-0, 6-4. Doubles Lopresti/Weston def. Bahadori/Middleton 6-2, 6-3.
Bishop England knocked off Waccamaw, 4-2, Thursday at home.
The Bishops (6-1) suffered losses at No. 3 and No. 5 singles but were strong through their four wins.
Lukas Zalesky won 6-2, 6-5 at No. 1 singles, while Noah Stiepel took No. 2, 6-0, 6-1.
Bishop England hosts Hilton Head Tuesday.
Zalesky def. Dunn 6-2, 6-4. Stiepel def. J. Hewes 6-0, 6-1. B. Hewes (Wacc.) def. Knot 7-5, 6-2. Meyer def. Tudor 6-2, 7-5. Greene (Wacc.) def. Privett 6-4, 6-1. Doubles Ranson/Warren def. Mushock/Russell 6-3, 6-4.
Palmetto Christian closed out its home schedule with a 4-3 win over James Island Thursday.
Palmetto Christian (2-3) dropped its bottom three singles matches but picked up wins in both doubles matches to earn the win. Senior Austin Heinz stayed perfect on the season with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles and 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles.
The Eagles open a six-match road slate Tuesday against Academic Magnet.
Heinz def. Davis 6-0, 6-0. Prendergast def. Wright 6-0, 6-3. Bridges (J.I.) def. Goolsby 6-1, 6-1. Seachrist (J.I.) def. Kassouf 7-6, 4-6, 1-0. Bailey (J.I.) def. Pernell 6-1, 6-0. Doubles Heinz/Biggerstaff def. Davis/Maxwell 6-3, 6-3. Prendergast/Bottone def. Bridges/Pritchett 7-6, 1-6, 1-0.
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