Hartsville, SC – Coker Men’s Tennis opened their season with a 6-3 win over Johnson C. Smith University. The Cobras led 2-1 after doubles and went on to win 4 out of 6 singles matches to start the spring season with a win.

 

Tim Morton and Tyson Thompson put their foot down at 3 doubles with a comprehensive 8-0 win. Dustin Yager and Danny Nash played well to take an 8-5 win at number two doubles.

 

Duncan Grew came out firing in singles and opened his singles match with a 6-1 first set win. He held on in a tight second set for a 6-1 7-6 victory. Morton came from behind at 3 singles to earn an important 3-6 6-2 6-4 win at three singles.

 

The final two singles wins from Coker came from Danny Nash at 4 singles who played well in a 6-1 6-3 win. Hunter Batts also came from behind to win in 3 sets at number 6 singles 4-6 6-4 (10-7)

 

The Cobras move to 1-0 for the young season and next play at Coastal Carolina University starting at 7pm on Friday, February 12th.

 

Scores

 

1 Doubles - Douglas/Stuckey (JCSU) def. Byford/Grew (Coker) – 9-8 (4)

2 Doubles – Yager/Nash (Coker) def. Burton/McKoy (JCSU) – 8-5

3 Doubles – Morton/Thompson (Coker) def. Dixon/Wesley (JCSU) – 8-0

 

1 Singles – Justin Stuckey (JCSU) def. Matt Byford (Coker) - 7-6 6-1

2 Singles – Duncan Grew (Coker) def. Romar Douglas (JCSU) – 6-1 7-6

3 Singles – Tim Morton (Coker) def. Frento Burton (JCSU) – 3-6 6-2 6-4

4 Singles – Danny Nash (Coker) def. Russell McKoy (JCSU) – 6-1 6-3

5 Singles – George Dixon (JCSU) def. Tyson Thompson (Coker) – 7-6 0-6 (14-12)

6 Singles – Hunter Batts (Coker) def. Faheem Wesley (JCSU) – 4-6 6-4 (10-7)

 

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