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Lions Storm Past Montreat 9-0

Lions Storm Past Montreat 9-0

MARS HILL, N.C. – The Mars Hill men's tennis team stepped out of conference and picked up its first win of the season by dominating Montreat College 9-0 on Monday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex. Every member of the Lions team won in straight sets.

Ben Reid continued his hot streak as of late, picking up his third consecutive singles win, taking down Leopoldo Lucero in the number one singles. Reid teamed up with Alberto Ortiz to beat Lucero and Eric Dunlap in the No. 1 doubles.

Tennis Match Results


 Singles competition

1. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Leopoldo Lucero (MONM) 6-1, 6-1

2. Carlos Suares Riesco (MHUM) def. Tanner Wilhoit (MONM) 6-1, 6-2

3. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) def. Jacob Summerville (MONM) 6-1, 6-0

4. Blake Covington (MHUM) def. Eric Dunlap (MONM) 6-0, 6-2

5. Alberto Ortiz (MHUM) def. No player (MONM), by default

6. Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. No player (MONM), by default


 Doubles competition

1. Alberto Ortiz/Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Leopoldo Lucero/Eric Dunlap (MONM) 8-0

2. Carlos Suares Riesco/Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. Tanner Wilhoit/Jacob Summerville (MONM) 8-2

3. Blake Covington/Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) def. No player/No player (MONM), by default


The Lions will return to South Atlantic Conference action on Thursday, March 2 as they travel to Newberry, S.C. to take on the Wolves. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.