Lions downed by Bears in conference action

Lions downed by Bears in conference action

MARS HILL, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team (6-8) was defeated by Lenoir-Rhyne (10-1) by a score of 7-0 in South Atlantic Conference play Thursday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Complex.

The Bears took two of the three doubles' matches played to earn the 1-0 edge heading into singles action.  The duo of Fernando Neto and Kyrel Trim earned the lone Lions' win on the day.

In singles action, the Bears won all six matches in straight sets.

Mars Hill returns to action on Tuesday, March 19th versus Lincoln Memorial in South Atlantic Conference play.  First serve is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Singles competition

1. Hamed Gandouz (LR) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 7-6, 6-2
2. Josh Lazenby (LR) def. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-4, 6-3
3. Rhodri Atkinson (LR) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 7-5, 6-0
4. Shane O'Dea (LR) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 6-0, 6-1
5. Lewis Scott (LR) def. Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-3, 6-2
6. Paul Lenz (LR) def. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 6-1, 6-0

 Doubles competition

1. Shane O'Dea/Hamed Gandouz (LR) def. Ben Reid/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-4
2. Fernando Neto/Kyrel Trim (MHUM) def. Tales Miranda/Rhodri Atkinson (LR) 6-4
3. Josh Lazenby/Mauricio Hernandez (LR) def. Pedro Pinassi/Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-3