Lions fall short to Salem International in non-conference play

Lions fall short to Salem International in non-conference play

MARS HILL, N.C. - The Mars Hill men's tennis team (6-7) fell to visiting Salem International (3-2) at the Hart Tennis Complex on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference play by a score of 4-3.

The Tigers entered singles play up 1-0 after sweeping all three doubles matches.  The Lions took the first three singles matches as Ben Reid, Rodrigo Ramos and Fernando Neto came away with straight set wins.

Salem International rallied in the final three matches to come away with the 4-3 win.

Mars Hill hosts Lenoir-Rhyne in South Atlantic Conference action on Thursday, March 7th at the Hart Tennis Complex.  First serve is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Singles competition

1. Ben Reid (MHUM) def. Andrzej Urjasz (SIUM) 6-4, 6-1
2. Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) def. Ilia Peredero (SIUM) 6-2, 6-1
3. Fernando Neto (MHUM) def. Sibi Soumahoro (SIUM) 6-4, 6-4
4. Bartosz Losiak (SIUM) def. Pedro Pinassi (MHUM) 6-1, 6-0
5. Patryk Garwacki (SIUM) def. Tom Farman (MHUM) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
6. Gregor Lainer (SIUM) def. Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 6-2, 7-6

 Doubles competition

1. Bartosz Losiak/Ilia Peredero (SIUM) def. Ben Reid/Rodrigo Ramos (MHUM) 6-3
2. Gregor Lainer/Andrzej Urjasz (SIUM) def. Fernando Neto/Kyrel Trim (MHUM) 6-2
3. Patryk Garwacki/Sibi Soumahoro (SIUM) def. Pedro Pinassi/Tom Farman (MHUM) 6-4