Men's Tennis: LC sweeps Huntingdon in USA South opener

Photo by Dean Hartman
Photo by Dean Hartman

The LaGrange men's team opened its USA South schedule with a 9-0 sweep of visiting Huntingdon on Wednesday. The Panthers (1-1, 1-0 USA South) evened their record, while dropping the Hawks to 1-1.

Freshmen Daniel Assumpcao and Mathias Vera, along with sophomore Caleb Tyler picked up their first conference wins. Assumpcao won at #5 singles and Tyler at #6 singles. Vera teamed with Caleb Edde to take the #3 doubles match.

The Panthers host Gordon (Massachusetts) in a non-conference match Thursday at 3:30. 

Singles:
1. Will Thompson (LCM) def. Mark Melchor (HCM) 6-2, 6-2
2. John Mitchell Benton (LCM) def. Carson Sands (HCM) 6-2, 6-1
3. Kyle Kelley (LCM) def. Anjala Chandrasoma (HCM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Caleb Edde (LCM) def. Clint Robinson (HCM) 6-1, 6-2
5. Caleb Tyler (LCM) def. Kevaughnte Merrion (HCM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Daniel Assumpcao (LCM) def. Charlie Jones (HCM) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles:
1. John Mitchell Benton/Kyle Kelley (LCM) def. Carson Sands/Anjala Chandrasoma (HCM) 8-1
2. Will Thompson/Trevor McLemore (LCM) def. Clint Robinson/Mark Melchor (HCM) 8-4
3. Caleb Edde/Mathias Vera (LCM) def. Domenic Terrell/Kevaughnte Merrion (HCM) 8-2