Wolfpack tennis suffers first loss of the season

Published 10:10 am Thursday, March 31, 2016

Co-Lin Media / Natalie Davis / Co-Lin's Will Pennington prepares to make a serve to Meridian in men's juco tennis action.

Co-Lin Media / Natalie Davis / Co-Lin’s Will Pennington prepares to make a serve to Meridian in men’s juco tennis action.

WESSON – In a battle of undefeated teams, the Co-Lin Wolfpack came out on the short end of the match falling 8-1 to the Meridian Eagles Tuesday.

Co-Lin’s only win came at No. 3 doubles as Drake Nelson and Braxton Hinton defeated Noah James and John Taylor Champion 8-3.

In other doubles action, Matteusz Kimelski and Cory Alderman teamed up for the No. 1 doubles position and fell to Jason Pimenta and Breno Goncalves 8-4. Will Pennington and Hayes Thompson paired up for No. 2 slot and lost 8-6 in a hard fought match against Sam Butler and Walt Harrington.

The Wolves were swept in singles action. Kimelski fell to Pimenta in the No. 1 spot 6-1, 6-1. In the No. 2 position, Skylar Moody was defeated 6-0, 6-0 by Goncalves. Hinton also suffered a loss in the No. 3 slot. Hinton fell to James 6-0, 6-4. Thompson lost to Butler 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 4 spot. Nelson played in the No. 5 position and lost to Will Irvin in a tough match that ended 7-5, 7-6 (6-2). Alderman wrapped up singles action for the Wolves in the No. 6 position falling to Harrington 6-4, 6-4.

The Wolves are back in action when they travel to Goodman to take on the Holmes Bulldogs on Monday, April 4, beginning at 1:30 p.m.