Lions roar past Lees-McRae

Lions roar past Lees-McRae

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team won their second straight contest, downing Lees-McRae 7-2 Thursday afternoon.

The Lions swept all three doubles contests over the Bobacats. The team of Ben Reid and Tom Farman won the 7-6 tiebreak over Gabriel Muniz and Sebastian Zuhr. Fernando Neto and Rodrigo Ramos rolled past Matt Meluch and Rusty Batten by a score of 8-2. The duo of Pedro Pinassi and Kyrel Trim also won a 7-6 decision.

Neto, Pinassi, Ramos and Trim also picked up singles' wins to help lead Mars Hill to a decisive 7-2 victory over Lees-McRae.

Mars Hill returns to the Hart Tennis Complex on Saturday, February 17 with a contest versus Pfeiffer. First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Singles competition

1. Gabriel Muniz (LMC-M) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 6-4, 6-4
2. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) def. Sebastian Zuhr (LMC-M) 6-2, 6-1
3. Matt Meluch (LMC-M) def. Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-2, 6-1
4. Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. Rusty Batten (LMC-M) 6-4, 6-2
5. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) def. Brandon Caldwell (LMC-M) 6-1, 6-4
6. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) def. Colton Porter (LMC-M) 8-6

Doubles competition

1. Ben Reid/Tom Farman (MHUM) def. Gabriel Muniz/Sebastian Zuhr (LMC-M) 7-6 (7-5)
2. Fernando Neto/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) def. Matt Meluch/Rusty Batten (LMC-M) 8-2
3. Pedro Pinassi/Kyrel Trim (MHUM) def. Brandon Caldwell/Colton Porter (LMC-M) 7-6

Match Notes:
Mars Hill 3-5
Lees-McRae 0-2

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