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Co-Lin men sweep Northeast, fall to Itawamba

BOONEVILLE – The Copiah-Lincoln Community College men’s swept Northeast Mississippi in a rain-shortened match 5-1 but were shutout by the defending state champion Itawamba Indians 9-0 in recent tennis action

Co-Lin 5, Northeast 1

The Wolves won all doubles matches as Dwain Perkins and Will Pennington defeated Wesley Tye and Noah Wright 8-4 at No. 1, Braxton Hinton and Drake Nelson had the closest match edging Adam Holley and Reid Price 9-7 at No. 2, and Brandon Nettles and Coleman Carraway blanked Payton Pearce and Jesus Osorio 8-0 at No. 3.

The teams were able to finish three singles matches before the rain and sleet started. Co-Lin’s Dwain Perkins blanked Noah Wright 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 and Drake Nelson took care of Roberto DeLaSantos at 6-2, 6-1. Northeast’s only win came at No. 2 as Wesley Tye rallied to defeat Will Pennington 1-6, 6-4, 10-8 in a tiebreaker. The match between Braxton Hinton and Adam Holley was suspended with Hinton leading 6-0, 1-0.

Itawamba 9, Co-Lin 0 

The defending state champion Indians flexed their muscle blanking the Wolves in all single and double matches.

The closet singles match came at No. 5 singles as Co-Lin’s Drake Nelson took the first set 6-3 over Joseph Summers. Summers rallied to take the second set 6-0 and the tiebreaker 10-5.

In other singles action, Nate Pinkeny defeated Dwain Perkins 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1, Austin McElwain blanked Will Pennington 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2, Braxton Hinton fell to ICC’s Cody Coins 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3, Brandon Nettles fell to David McElwain 6-0. 6-0 at No. 4 and Coleman Carraway lost to Drew Ballard 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles action, Pinkney and Coins blanked Perkins and Pennington 8-0 at No. 1, McElwain and McElwain defeated Hinton and Nelson 8-4, and Summers and Ballard beat Nettles and Carraway 8-1.

Co-Lin hosts Hinds today beginning at 2 p.m.

Co-Lin 5, Northeast 1

Doubles: 

No. 1 Perkins/Pennington (CL) def. Tye/Wright (NE) 8-4

No. 2 Hinton/Nelson (CL) def. Holley/Price (NE) 9-7

No. 3 Nettles/Carraway (CL) def. Pearce/Osorio (NE) 8-0

Singles: 

No. 1 Dwain Perkins (CL) def. Noah Wright (NE) 6-0, 6-0

No. 2. Wesley Tye (NE) def. Will Pennington (CL) 1-6, 6-4, 10-8

No. 3 Braxton Hinton (CL) vs. Adam Holley 6-0, 1-0 (suspended)

No. 4 Brandon Nettles (CL) vs. Reid Price (NE) (suspended)

No. 5 Drake Nelson (CL) def. Robert DeLa Santos (NE) 6-2, 6-1

No. 6 Coleman Carraway (CL) vs. Payton Pearce (NE) (suspended)

Steve Del Cid (CL) vs. Jesus Osorio (NE) (suspended)

Itawamba 9, Co-Lin 0

Doubles:

No. 1 Pinkney/Coins (ICC) def. Perkins/Pennington (CL) 8-0

No. 2 McElwain/McElwain (ICC) def. Hinton/Nelson (CL) 8-4

No. 3 Summers/Ballard (ICC) def. Nettles/Carraway (CL) 8-1

Singles: 

No. 1 Nate Pinkney (ICC) def. Dwain Perkins (CL) 6-0, 6-2

No. 2 Austin McElwain (ICC) def. Will Pennington (CL) 6-0, 6-0

No. 3 Cody Coins (ICC) def. Braxton Hinton (CL) 6-2, 6-4

No. 4 David McElwain (ICC) def. Brandon Nettles (CL) 6-0, 6-0

No. 5 Joseph Summers (ICC) def. Drake Nelson (CL) 3-6, 6-0, 10-5

No 6 Drew Ballard (ICC) def. Coleman Carraway (CL) 6-1, 6-0