MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Brevard men's tennis team posted its third win in its last four matches on Wednesday afternoon when it emerged with a 9-0 win at Maryville.
Brevard bolted out to an early 3-0 advantage in doubles competition as the team of Florian Peyssonneaux and Jaume Reig won by default for the first point. Will Christiansen and David Bumgarner completed an 8-2 win over Trevor Perry and Cole Stinson for the second doubles win.
Peyssonneaux stretched the team lead to 4-0 with a default victory and Christiansen posted the decisive team point with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Mateus Coling. Mittring laid claim to his second win of the match as he downed Silva 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 for the sixth Tornado point.
Hengst earned a 6-4, 7-6 (11-9) victory, after saving two set points in the second set, to win in the battle of No. 2 seeds with Marcos Escudero. Reig quickly followed with a 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 triumph against Trevor Perry to make for an 8-0 Brevard advantage.
Bumgarner battled through adversity early in the clash of fifth seeds, falling behind 6-0 and 4-1 to Stinson, before winning the next six straight points to claim the second set 6-4. He completed the Brevard sweep with a 10-7 win in the third set.
The Tornados return to the courts this weekend when they host LaGrange (March 30) and Huntingdon (March 31) in Brevard. For more information check out www.bctornados.com.