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Randolph-Macon Takes 7-2 Win in Tennis

Lawrence Bowers
Lawrence Bowers

ASHLAND, VA - The Randolph-Macon tennis team defeating Hampden-Sydney 7-2 on the strength of five wins in singles competition.

David Dodson (Roanoke, VA / Cave Spring) and Lawrence Bowers (New Bern, NC / Arendell Parrott Academy) took the Tigers lone win in doubles 8-4 at the #2 flight. Bowers also won his #5 singles match with ease by a score of 6-0, 6-2. Houston Wilson (Norfolk, VA / Norfolk Collegiate) narrowly lost at #6 singles. He won the first set 7-6 but lost the second set 6-2 before dropping the tiebreaker 10-7.

The Yellow Jackets rolled to an 8-0 win at #1 doubles and narrowly won at #3 doubles, 7-5. Randolph-Macon won in straight sets at #1, #2, #3, and #4 singles.

The Tigers finish the regular season on Tuesday at Virginia Wesleyan at 3:30 pm.