Despite playing without their top three singles players, Hilton Head High boys’ tennis claimed a 4-3 win over visiting Valley View (Ohio) on Wednesday.
Cooper Steinour and Alex Ruckno bumped up three spots in the lineup to claim wins at Nos. 1 and 2 singles and teamed up to earn the clinching victory at No. 1 doubles.
The Seahawks (8-1) host Berkeley for a region match at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
No. 1: Cooper Steinour (HH) def. Justin Derilbiss 6-1, 6-2
No. 2: Alex Ruckno (HH) def. Ben Holbrook 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
No. 3: Alex Ittenbach (HH) def. Ben Lewan
No. 4: Chase Midriff (V) def. Moses Grant 6-2, 6-2
No. 5: Ian Barnett (V) def. Shane Mason 6-1, 6-2
No. 1: Steinour/Ruckno (HH) def. Lewan/Midriff 6-1, 6-4
No. 2: Michael Fischer/Carter Nolte (V) def. Mario Magnan/Nate Anderson 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
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