HS Tennis: Top Of Lineup Carries Sharks Past Bobcats

May River topped rival Bluffton with a 4-2 win Wednesday.

The Sharks’ top four players won in straight sets, but the Bobcats claimed the best match of the day with Seth Simonsen holding off several match points in a three-set win over Benny O’Reilly, who rallied from 4-1 in the second set to force a third-set tiebreaker. 

The Sharks (3-1) host Beaufort Academy at 4 p.m. Thursday. The Bobcats travel to Hilton Head High for a region match at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Singles

1. Liam Beckler (MR) def. Stone Aerni 6-1, 6-0

2. Dominic Rodriguez (MR) def. Noah Freeland 6-1, 6-4

3. JP White (MR) def. Ferran Lopez 6-0, 6-1

4. Kyle Polites (MR) def. Joseph Nouri 6-0, 6-0

5. Seth Simonsen (BLHS) def. Benny O’Reilly 7-6, 6-7, 12-10

Doubles

2. Jack Orlando/Jack Roberts (BLHS) def. Darren Wegard/Tate Burns 7-5, 6-2

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