King plays Barton tough, drops dual

King plays Barton tough, drops dual

WILSON, N.C. – The King University men's tennis team play tough at Baton College on Sunday afternoon, nearly taking the doubles point. The Tornado then played a pair of three-set matches in singles play, but dropped the dual 6-1.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Barton 6, King 1
LOCATION: Bulldogs Tennis Complex; Wilson, N.C.
RECORDS: King 8-9, 4-4 Conference Carolinas; Barton 10-8, 5-2 Conference Carolinas

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • At No. 3 doubles, Charles Jabaley and Sebastian Lieflaender earned a 7-6 (7-5) victory over Alessandro Gerbino and James Kelly.
  • The No. 1 doubles tandem of Lennard Neumann dropped a tight 7-6 (7-5) match to Diego Agudelo and Oscar Marmestedt.
  • In singles play, Alejandro Feliciano earned a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 victory over Rory Gaydon at the second flight.
  • Jorge Rojas nearly came up with a win at No. 4 singles. He won the first set from Gerbino, but dropped the final two 6-2, 6-2.
  • However, the Bulldogs won the final four singles matches to take the dual 6-1.

UP NEXT

  • King stays on the road to take on Chowan University on Monday at 11:30 a.m.
  • Barton hosts Lees-McRae College on Monday morning.
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