HS Tennis: Seahawks Eke Out Win Over Eagles

Hilton Head High won two third-set tiebreakers and another close match to edge Region 7-4A rival Beaufort High 4-3 on Thursday.

Alex Ruckno and Brent Geist each won marathon third-set tiebreakers, and Conrad Alford won two tight sets, including a second-set tiebreaker to help the Seahawks pull off the close win. Alford and Ruckno sealed the victory with a win at No. 1 doubles.

The Seahawks (3-0, 2-0) travel to Hilton Head Prep for a cross-island showdown Monday. The Eagles (2-1, 1-1) face Colleton County in a region match Tuesday.


Singles

1. Conrad Alford (HHH) def. Thomas Gnaan 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)

2. Alex Ruckno (HHH) def. Griffin Stone 2-6, 6-2, 11-9

3. Brent Geist (HHH) def. Diego Ladino 2-6, 6-4, 12-10

4. Merritt Patterson (BHS) def. Mario Magnan 6-0, 6-2

5. Mitchell Russell (BHS) def. Moses Grant 6-3, 6-1

Doubles

1. Alford/Ruckno (HHH) def. Gnann/Ladino 6-1, 7-5

2. Bodie Daniel/Casey Hoogenboom (BHS) def. Shane Mason/Wyatt Thomas 6-4, 2-6, 10-3

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