Tornado drop tight dual to Bluefield

Photo Credit: Noah Melendez
Photo Credit: Noah Melendez

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men's tennis team dropped a tight 4-2 dual to Bluefield College on Saturday. The Tornado took the doubles point, but couldn't complete the win in singles play.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Bluefield 4, King 2
LOCATION: Bristol Racquet Club; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 2-4; Bluefield 1-0

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Sebastian Lieflaender and Jorge Rojas defeated Michael Gutu and Tanak Rushwaya 6-3 at No. 1 doubles.
  • Robby Mayher and Nathan Snow gave King the doubles point with a 6-4 win over Satoshi Yamada and Huarachi at the second flight.
  • Snow topped Huarachi at No. 3 singles 7-5, 0-6, 12-10, but King couldn't come out on top in the other singles matches as Bluefield took the dual 4-2.

UP NEXT

  • King is in action again on Friday when they host Davis & Elkins College at 3:00 p.m.
  • Bluefield hosts Averett University on Saturday.