Lions downed in non-conference play versus Belmont Abbey

Lions downed in non-conference play versus Belmont Abbey

BELMONT, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team (5-4) was swept 7-0 in non-conference play against Belmont Abbey Tuesday afternoon on the road.

The Lions dropped two of three doubles matches with the lone win coming from the duo of Fernando Neto and Kyrel Trim.  In singles action, Ben Reid was able to force a three-set match by winning the second frame, 7-5, but ultimately fell in the third set.

Mars Hill returns to the Hart Tennis Complex on Saturday, February 9th when they host Pfeiffer.  The action is slated for a 1 p.m. start.

Singles competition

1. George Barfoot (BAC-M) def. Ben Reid (MHUM) 6-2, 5-7, 10-4
2. Bailey Horne (BAC-M) def. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-0, 6-3
3. Carlos Nolasco (BAC-M) def. Fernando Neto (MHUM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Wlayimer Jimenez (BAC-M) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 6-3, 6-0
5. Holden Ballard (BAC-M) def. Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-1, 6-1
6. George Moore (BAC-M) def. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 7-6, 6-2

Doubles competition

1. George Barfoot/Bailey Horne (BAC-M) def. Ben Reid/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-2
2. Wlayimer Jimenez/Carlos Nolasco (BAC-M) def. Pedro Pinassi/Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-0
3. Fernando Neto/Kyrel Trim (MHUM) def. Holden Ballard/George Moore (BAC-M) 6-3