February 12, 2009

Brevard Rallies Late for 5-4 Victory Over Saints

Brevard College 5, North Georgia 4

DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia College & State University went down to the wire with Brevard College Thursday afternoon, but after nearly six hours the Tornadoes came out on top, winning the decisive match under the lights at the North Georgia Tennis Complex.

The Saints fall to 1-2 on the season, while the Tornadoes sneak away with a win in their season opener.

The Saints picked up a doubles match 8-3 from Grant Partrick and Adrien Saulais early in the day, but were only able to come away with three victories in singles competition to fall to Brevard.


Singles competition
1. Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) def. Heikki Riikonen (BC) 6-4, 6-2
2. Samuel Moore (NGCSUM) def. Konstantin Savelyev (BC) 6-3, 2-6, 7-5
3. Jarred Fisher (BC) def. Grant Partrick (NGCSUM) 7-6 (7-6), 2-6, 6-3
4. Andrew Thompson (BC) def. Daniel Aguilon (NGCSUM) 6-3, 6-2
5. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) def. Cole Altizer (BC) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)
6. Shane Apps (BC) def. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Grant Partrick/Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) def. Cole Altizer/Jarred Fisher (BC) 8-3
2. Konstantin Savelyev/Andrew Thompson (BC) def. Luciano Paes Neto/Daniel Aguilon (NGCSUM) 8-6
3. Heikki Riikonen/Nate Lyles (BC) def. Brandon Sloan/Samuel Moore (NGCSUM) 9-8 (7-4)

Match Notes
Brevard College 1-0
North Georgia 1-2
T-5:50 A-89