Men's Tennis Grabs First Win, Weather Hurricanes
– The North Georgia men’s tennis team picked up their
first victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, playing host to
the Hurricanes of Georgia Southwestern and coming away with the 5-4
win in Peach Belt Conference action.
The Saints break into the win column at 1-6 overall on the season and 1-1 in Peach Belt Conference play, while the Hurricanes call to 3-5 overall and 0-3 in league action.
North Georgia grabbed a pair of points in doubles action, taking a 2-1 lead into singles play where the Saints picked up three more points to clinch the win.
The Saints return to action on Sunday afternoon, playing host to 8th-ranked Columbus State University in another Peach Belt Conference match. First serve is set for 2:00 p.m. against the Cougars at the NGCSU Tennis Complex.
|1. V. Pinones-Haltenhof (GSWM) def. Luciano Paes Neto (NGCSUM) 6-3, 6-2|
|2. Daniel Aquilon (NGCSUM) def. Ryan Bartz (GSWM) 6-4, 3-6, 6-1|
|3. Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Ignacio Donnet (GSWM) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2|
|4. Sebastian Munoz (GSWM) def. Adrien Saulais (NGCSUM) 6-1, 6-4|
|5. Rashad Carson (GSWM) def. Andy McMaster (NGCSUM) 6-0, 4-6, 10-5|
|6. Parker LaSure (NGCSUM) def. Brandon Vann (GSWM) 6-2, 6-2|
|1. V. Pinones-Haltenhof/Ryan Bartz (GSWM) def. Luciano Paes Neto/Daniel Aquilon (NGCSUM) 8-3|
|2. Grant Partrick/Brandon Sloan (NGCSUM) def. Ignacio Donnet/Sebastian Munoz (GSWM) 8-4|
|3. Adrien Saulais/Parker LaSure (NGCSUM) def. Adrian Knight/Rashad Carson (GSWM) 8-5|
|Georgia Southwestern 3-5, 0-3 PBC|
North Georgia 1-6, 1-1 PBC