BREVARD, N.C. – The Brevard men's tennis team closed out the month of March with its fourth win in its last six matches after earning a 6-3 victory over Huntingdon on Saturday afternoon.
The Tornados picked up the first point of the match when the doubles tandem of Tim Hengst and Tom Mittring put together a dominating 8-1 performance against Bailey Burns and Ben Marler. However, Hungtingdon bounced back with a win by Adam Self and Mark Melchor, who completed an 8-3 win over Will Christiansen and David Bumgarner.
Mittring extended his win streak in singles matches to eight consecutive, picking up his second win of the afternoon in the process, as he downed Burns 6-0, 6-1. Christiansen earned a 6-3, 6-1 win over Melchor to help Brevard regain the team lead, 3-2.
Kevaughnte Merrion closed out a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Nathan Boepple in the clash of No. 6 seeds, knotting the match at three-all.
Brevard answered the challenge with a triumph by Hengst, who completed a 6-0, 3-6, 6-2 win against Self. Bumgarner clinched the team with a hard fought 7-6, 7-5 win against Berry and Reig added the sixth Tornado point of the match as he downed Chandrasoma by a 6-4, 6-2 margin.
The Tornados now turn their attention to Piedmont, who they face on Tuesday, April 3 at 2 p.m. For more information on Tornado men's tennis check out www.bctornados.com.