Patriots Defeat Richmond, Stay Undefeated in Tennis
The Pinecrest boys' tennis team defeated Richmond Senior in Mid-Southeastern Conference action Tuesday.
Coming off a close, hard-fought 5-4 win over cross county rival Union Pines Tuesday, the Patriots took all six singles matches in improving to 8-0 overall and 7-0 in the conference.
Pinecrest faced a challenge Thursday when it traveled to Scotland County to take on the Fighting Scots. The Scots entered the conference match with just one loss, given to them by the Patriots earlier this season.
Pinecrest 7, Richmond 2
Singles -- Daniel Hall (P) defeated Landon Wallace 6-3, 6-1; Dana Parziale (P) def. Jon Newton 6-3, 6-1; Bradley Thwaites (P) def. Manuel Michael 6-2, 6-0; Jordon Cummings def. Ethan Harrelson 7-5, 6-3; Michael Hieronymus (P) def. Aaron Cloninger 6-3, 6-0; Avery Gant (P) def. Oliver Parody 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles --Landon Wallace-Jon Newton (R) def. Will Harris-Ethan Kavanaugh 8-2; Jordon Fruchte-Soren Geele (P) def. Michael-Cloninger 8-8 (7-5 tiebreaker); Parody-B. Jerigan (R) def. Denzell Johnson-Ben Nuckols 8-1.
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