Wolfpack netters defeat Holmes

Published 12:50 pm Thursday, March 19, 2015

CO-LIN MEDIA / NATALIE DAVIS / Co-Lin's Braxton Hinton makes a great serve to Holmes in mens action Tuesday.

CO-LIN MEDIA / NATALIE DAVIS / Co-Lin’s Braxton Hinton makes a great serve to Holmes in mens action Tuesday.

WESSON – The Copiah-Lincoln Community College men’s tennis team remain undefeated at 3-0 as they defeated the Holmes Community College Bulldogs 7-2 in recent tennis action.

The Wolves swept all three doubles matches from the Bulldogs. Dwain Perkins/Will Pennington defeated Owen Taylor/Nick Robertson 8-4 at No. 1 and Braxton Hinton/Drake Nelson took care of Dylan Throgmorton/Corey Warren 8-1 at No. 2. The No. 3 Holmes team forfeited to Co-Lin’s Brandon Nettles and Coleman Carraway.

The best match of the day came at No. 1 singles as Dwain Perkins outlasted Holmes’ Owen Taylor 2-6, 6-4, 10-8. Will Pennington defeated Nick Robertson 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 and Coleman Carraway took care of Sam Cain 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5. Co-Lin’s Drake Nelson picked up a win at No. 6 as Holmes forfeited.

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Holmes picked up wins at No. 3 singles as Dylan Throgmorton blanked Co-Lin’s Braxton Hinton 6-0, 6-0 and Corey Warren defeated Co-Lin’s Brandon Nettles 6-3, 6-2.

Co-Lin travels to Ellisville to take on Jones County Friday, beginning at 1 p.m.


1. Dwain Perkins (CL) def. Owen Taylor (HCC) 2-6, 6-4, 10-8

2. Will Pennington (CL) def. Nick Robertson (HCC) 6-1, 6-2

3. Dylan Throgmorton (HCC) def. Braxton Hinton (CL) 6-0, 6-0

4. Corey Warren (HCC) def. Brandon Nettles (CL) 6-3, 6-2

5. Coleman Carraway (CL) def. Sam Cain (HCC) 6-2, 6-3

6. Drake Nelson (CL) won by Forfeit


1. Perkins/Pennington (CL) def. Taylor/Robertson 8-4

2. Hinton/Nelson (CL) def. Throgmorton/Warren 8-1

3. Nettles/Carraway (CL) won by Forfeit