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Men's Tennis Falls to Methodist In Opening Round Of USA South Tournament

Chris Morton (Photo Credits: Gregg Petcoff / Methodist University Athletic Communications)
Chris Morton (Photo Credits: Gregg Petcoff / Methodist University Athletic Communications)

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- The Covenant men's tennis team concluded their season as they fell 5-0 to Methodist in the first round of the USA South conference tournament at the LaGrange College Tennis Courts.

Methodist (13-11) got a doubles sweep to start the contest.

Trey Wood and Paxton Haggerty fell to Trent Harner and Coleman Baker 8-2 at one doubles to get the match started. Tyler Kelly and Ben Luke dropped a close 8-5 match to Hayden Wilfong and Kayhahn Alikhani at the three. Wynn Johnson and Jacob Oehser completed the doubles sweep for the Monarchs over Chris Morton and Logan Hull with an 8-5 victory at the two slot.

The Monarchs clinched and wrapped up the match just two matches into singles play.

Haggerty dropped the two singles match to Harner 6-0, 6-0 to give Methodist the 4-0 match lead. The Scots season came to a close as Luke fell to Baker 6-0, 6-3 to complete the match.

The match was not played to finish because of the tournament play.

Covenant ends its season at 9-9.

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