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Hawks fall to Piedmont but advance to conference tournament

Bailey Burns (left) and John Jones (right) won at No. 1 doubles in Huntingdon's loss to Piedmont on Saturday.
Bailey Burns (left) and John Jones (right) won at No. 1 doubles in Huntingdon's loss to Piedmont on Saturday.

By Chuck Tidmore

Sports Information Assistant 

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team fell to Piedmont 6-3 on Saturday but qualified for the USA South Athletic Conference tournament.

Huntingdon (7-13) ended the regular season with a 3-5 conference record to tie for third with LaGrange in the West Division standings. The Hawks won the tiebreaker over the Panthers.

Huntingdon will open play in the conference tournament on Thursday in LaGrange, Ga.  

The Hawks fell behind 2-1 after doubles play to start the afternoon. The No. 1 team of John Jones and Bailey Burns took a 9-7 win to give Huntingdon a point.

In singles, Justin McQueen (No. 2) won 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 while Ben Marler (No. 5) won 2-6, 6-0, 1-0.

 

Match Results

Singles

No. 1: Nathan Metzger (PC) def. John Jones (HC) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2: Justin McQueen (HC) def. Jackson Hill (PC) 6-2, 1-6, 6-2

No. 3: Bryan Barnett (PC) def. Adam Self (HC) 7-6, 6-3

No. 4: Kanler Cumbass (PC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-3, 6-3

No. 5: Ben Marler (HC) def. Robbie Werner PC) 2-6, 6-0, 1-0

No. 6: Dalton Patterson (PC) def. Mark Melchor (HC) 5-7, 6-3, 1-0

 

Doubles

No. 1: Jones-Burns (HC) def. Metzger-Hill (PC) 9-7

No. 2: Barnett-Werner (PC) def. McQueen-Ryan Runager (HC) 8-6

No. 3: Cumbass-Harrison LaBollita (PC) def. Self-Marler (HC) 9-8

 

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