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Scots Tennis Cruises Past Maryville

Ben Tonkel (Nina Grauley/ Sports Information )
Ben Tonkel (Nina Grauley/ Sports Information )

MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- The Covenant men's tennis team remained unbeaten in USA South play as the Scots dominated Maryville and took a 9-0 win on Friday afternoon at the MC Tennis Courts.

Covenant (9-2, 4-0 USA South) has won eight of its last nine matches and remains perfect in conference play at 4-0 on the year. 

On Friday, the Scots controlled play from the start and took additional points as Maryville (1-7, 0-3 USA South) did not have enough to fill out the lineup resulting in two default points for Covenant.

In doubles play, Matthew Harvie and Chris Cox took an 8-2 win over Daniel Silva and Marcos Escudero at the top spot. At No. 2 doubles, Trey Wood and Paxton Haggerty bested Trevor Perry and Cole Stinson by an 8-3 final. Covenant took its first default point at No. 3 doubles.

Covenant then completed the sweep in singles play. None of the matches went three sets as Covenant maintained leads throughout.

Harvie was a 6-0, 6-4 winner over Silva at the top singles position, while Cox won 6-3, 6-2 over Escudero at No. 2. Logan Hull defeated Mateus Coling at the third flight 6-1, 6-0. Taylor Galloway and Ben Tonkel completed the sweep at flights four and five, respectively. Galloway won 6-4, 6-2 over Perry at the fourth spot and Tonkel took a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Stinson at the fifth spot. 

With Maryville having five players available, Covenant took a default point at No. 6 singles.

UP NEXT

Saturday's match at Berea was postponed due to weather. Covenant is back in action on Tuesday at home against Piedmont. Match time is set for 3:30 p.m.

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