Men's Tennis: Panthers blank Emory & Henry to raise record to 7-3

Men's Tennis: Panthers blank Emory & Henry to raise record to 7-3

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The LaGrange men's tennis team upped its record to 7-3 with a 9-0 non-conference win over Emory & Henry at Covenant College on Friday.

Mitchell Corley won a hard-fought three-set match over John Dalton Ferguson at #1 singles. Corley improved to 8-2 on the year with the 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 1-0 (10-8) win. The Panthers did not drop a set in the remaining five singles matches, losing only five games.

The Panthers play USA South matches at Covenant on Saturday and at Piedmont on Sunday.

Results: 

Doubles: 
1.  Mitchell Corley/Will Thompson (LC) def. Luke Funkhouser/Dalton Shipley (E&H) 8-2
2. John Mitchell Benton /Lance Shealy (LC) def. Liam Davidson/Andrew McClung (E&H) 8-2
3. Drew Cantrell/Thatcher Alu (LC) def. Cooper Garrett/James Watson-Dare (E&H) 8-6

Singles:
1.  Mitchell Corley (LC) def. John Dalton Ferguson (E&H) 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 1-0 (10-8)
2.  Will Thompson (LC) def. Luke Funkhouser (E&H) 6-0, 6-1
3.  Lance Shealy (LC) def. Dalton Shipley (E&H) 6-0, 6-0
4.  John Mitchell Benton (LC) def. Andrew McClung (E&H) 6-0, 6-1
5.  Drew Cantrell (LC) def. Liam Davidson (E&H) 6-1, 6-1
6.  Thatcher Alu (LC) def. James Watson-Dare (E&H) 6-1, 6-0

Exhibition)
Jacob Brenyo (LC) def. Cooper Garrett (E&H) 8-0