Hornets open tennis season with win

Hornets open tennis season with win

By: Ed Weaver | NTL Sports | March 20, 2019

The Wellsboro Boys Tennis team started the 2019 season off on a high note by edging Towanda 4-3 at Packer Park on Tuesday, March 19.

Singles Results

Nate Redell def. Ryan Risch 6-2, 6-3
Will Poirier def. Noah Poll 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Django Yrigollen def. Luke Leach 6-4, 6-2
Jayden Wise def. Zach Singer 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Dustin Benedict def. Tim Morrison 6-2, 6-0

Doubles Results

Leach/Poirier def. Risch/Poll 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-5)
Yrigollen/Wise def. Singer/Benedict 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)

"The match went down to the last few minutes of play. It was a real thriller," head coach Margery Hoffman said. "The team has room for improvement in many areas, but I was really pleased with their competitive spirit and aggressive play."

The win starts the Hornets' off at 1-0 (1-0 NTL). The team will be back in action later this afternoon at Cowanesque Valley.

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Ed Weaver

Ed Weaver is the owner of Circle W Sports in Wellsboro, PA, is the Sports Director for The Home Page Network and the creator of WellsboroAthletics.com and WellsboroFootball.com. You can follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.