By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon men's tennis team defeated Rust College 9-0 but lost to Berry 9-0 on Saturday.
The Hawks earned their second win of the season after beating Rust but fell to 2-4 after the Berry match.
Against Rust, Huntingdon put together an impressive match and failed to drop a set in any of the nine matches.
All three doubles teams took 8-0 victories while the top six singles spots took 6-0, 6-0 wins.
In singles, Burns won at No. 1, Marler won at No. 2, Melchor won at No.3, Fuller won at No. 4, Anjala Chandrasoma won at No. 5 and Berry won at No. 6.
In the second match of the day, the Hawks struggled with the Vikings. The No. 3 doubles team of Burns and Marler lost 8-6. In singles, Marler battled hard but came up short, losing 6-4, 6-4.
The Hawks return to action on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. when they travel to LaGrange to open USA South play.
No. 1: Bailey Burns (HC) def. Ernest Bungham (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2: Ben Marler (HC) def. DeShawn Willey (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3: Mark Melchor (HC) def. Artez Harris (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4: Ethan Fuller (HC) def. Antonio Jones (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5: Anjala Chandrasoma (HC) def. Larry Kimber (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Trevor Berry (HC) def. Jeremiah Moore (RU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 1: Berry-Self (HC) def. Bingham-Willey (RU) 8-0
No. 2: Burns-Marler (HC) def. Harris-Jones (RU) 8-0
No. 3: Melchor-Fuller (HC) def. Kimber-Moore (RU) 8-0
No. 1: Matthew Blakely (BC) def. Justin McQueen (HC) 6-3, 6-2
No. 2: Griffin Davis (BC) def. Adam Self (HC) 6-0, 6-3
No. 3: Ryan Miner (BC) def. Bailey Burns (HC) 6-2, 6-0
No. 4: Chase Gooding (BC) def. Mark Melchor (HC) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5: Jordan Crance (BC) def. Ben Marler (HC) 6-4, 6-4
No. 6: Daniel Alligood (BC) def. Ethan Fuller (HC) 6-3, 6-1
No. 1: Blakely-Davis (BC) def. McQueen-Self (HC) 8-0
No. 2: Miner-Gooding (BC) def. Melchor-Fuller (HC) 8-2
No. 3: Crance-Alligood (BC) def. Burns-Marler (HC) 8-6