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Men's Tennis Falls to Catawba

Men's Tennis Falls to Catawba

MARS HILL, N.C. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team fell to Catawba by the score of 7-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex. Alberto Ortiz and Ben Reid teamed up to take down Michael Patch and Luca Picci in No. 1 doubles, while Reid earned his second consecutive singles win as he took down Luca Picci in the number two singles.

 Singles competition

1. Michael Patch (CATM) def. Alberto Ortiz (MHUM) 6-4, 6-4

2. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Luca Picci (CATM) 3-6, 7-6, 7-6

3. Lucas Miller (CATM) def. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) 6-1, 6-0

4. Ryen Reid (CATM) def. Blake Covington (MHUM) 6-0, 6-1

5. Cason Hiers (CATM) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 6-3, 6-2

6. Adam Rocko (CATM) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 7-5, 7-6


 Doubles competition

1. Alberto Ortiz/Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Michael Patch/Luca Picci (CATM) 8-4

2. Ryen Reid/Cason Hiers (CATM) def. Carlos Suares Riesco/Fernando Neto (MHUM) 8-6

3. Iago Nunez/Brad Smethurst (CATM) def. Blake Covington/Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 8-5


The Lions will return to action on Monday, February 27 as they host Montreat College at the Hart Tennis Complex. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.