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Boys Varsity Tennis · River Bluff High School Boys Varsity Tennis beat Lexington High School 4-3

Thursday, March 9, 2017

5:00 PM

Lexington High School
River Bluff High School

Meet Recap

The Gators played host to their rival Lexington in an important region matchup. RB was looking to continue their winning streak while Lexington was looking to bounce back from a tough loss against Irmo. This match had high energy from the start and there was plenty of good tennis. River Bluff edged out Lexington in the top 3 courts giving the Gators a 3-0 lead. However, Lexington pulled out a 3rd set tiebreak on the #2 doubles court and picked up two more wins at #4 and #5 which forced a decisive #1 doubles match. Seniors Tyler Thatcher & Robby Cope led the Gators to victory with a great 6-2, 7-5 win! The win was the first in RB Men’s Tennis history over Lexington! The win also puts the Gators at 3-0 overall and in the region!

1) Albert Zhu (RB) d. Nick Neal 6-4, 6-3
2) Tyler Thatcher (RB) d. Daniel Mahoney 6-1, 6-2
3) Robby Cope (RB) d. Zack Howard 6-0, 6-1
4) Alex Fellers (Lex) d. Phoenix Springer 6-3, 7-6
5) Mehul Jain (Lex) d. Sol Shafer 6-3, 6-3

1) Tyler Thatcher/Robby Cope (RB) d. Nick Neal/Daniel Mahoney 6-2, 7-5
2) Conner Hewson/Griffin McMillan (Lex) d. Surya Korrapati/Jackson Cox 4-6, 6-4, 10-7