Livingston, AL—The MMI Tigers concluded their fall season by competing in the University of West Alabama's one-day tournament at the Howard R. Vaughan Tennis Complex. They split 26 singles and doubles matches on the day.
In Flight A singles play, MMI players defeated three players from Meridian Community College and then lost to three players from the University of West Alabama.
Andrew Wright (MMI) def. Nathan Hollis (MCC), 6-1
Caspar Schuetze (UWA) def. Andrew Wright (MMI), 6-3
Adam Bahney (MMI) def. Sam Butler (MCC), 6-1
Chris Wood (UWA) def. Adam Bahney (MMI), 6-0
Patrick Ryder (MMI) def. Noah James (MCC), 7-6 (2)
Andrii Stratiienko (UWA) def. Patrick Ryder, 6-1
In Flight B singles play, MMI's Xavier Bell and Shane McDonough were the only first-round winners for the Tigers. Bell defeated Meridian's Reed Kasper, 6-0, before losing to West Alabama's Kike Ruiz, 6-1. And McDonough defeated Meridian's Sam Grice, 6-3, before losing to West Alabama's Nicolai Jochamovitz, 6-0.
MMI's Ben Lee defeated fellow Tiger Max Holloway, 6-2, in the Flight B Consolation finals.
Four MMI doubles teams competed in the tournament. Their results are recorded below:
Foster/Wright (MMI) def. Irvin/Grice (MCC), 6-2
Bal/Jachamovitz (UWA) def. Foster/Wright (MMI), 7-5
Saucon/Pupuma (SC) def. Bahney/Holloway (MMI), 6-1
Ryder/Bell (MMI) def. Champion/Harrington (MCC), 6-1
Pimenta/Butler (MCC) def. Ryder/Bell (MMI), 6-3
Pimenta/Butler (MCC) def. Lee/McDonald (MMI), 6-0