HS Tennis: Close Matches Buoy Beaufort High Boys To Win

Beaufort High’s boys won a three-set match and a second-set tiebreaker to swing things in their favor for a 4-2 win over James Island on Monday.

Mitchell Russell won in three sets at No. 2 singles and Merritt Patterson won a tight second-set tiebreaker at No. 5 singles to lift the Eagles.

Beaufort (11-4) travels to Cane Bay for a region match at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Singles

No. 1: Brendon Healey (JI) def. Griffin Stone 6-1, 6-1

No. 2: Mitchell Russell (B) def. Josh Evans 1-6, 6-3, 10-2

No. 3: Neo James (JI) def. Thomas Gnann 6-3, 6-1

No. 4: Jaco Niemand (B) def. Riley Keiser 6-2, 7-5

No. 5: Merritt Patterson (B) def. Nick Keiser 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Doubles

No. 2: Chris Hoogenboom/Ian Hoogenboom (B) def. Conner Sneed/Michah Muckenfuss 6-0, 6-1

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