The Lincolnton Wolves defeated the East Gaston Warriors 7-2 on Tuesday.
Wolves head coach Chris Hoffman felt the match will benefit his team in the future.
â€œEast Gaston really tested some of our less experienced players, which should help us later,â€ he said.
No. 1 seed for Lincolnton John James defeated Ryan Abernethy 6-0, 6-0. Wolvesâ€™ No. 2 seed followed suite winning 6-1, 6-1 over Thomas Rhine. Jason Martin, No. 3, defeated Matt Ormsby 6-2, 6-0.
No. 4-6 was very different with each match coming down to a tiebreak.
Wolves No. 4 seed player Lee Campbell defeated Brett Hacker 2-6, 7-6 (7-4 and 7-3). Warriorsâ€™ No. 5 seed Ben Henley defeated Andrew Mauney 3-6, 6-4 (7-4). Wolves No. 6 Adil Huselja defeated Chris Cloninger 6-2, 2-6 and 7-2.
Hoffman was pleased with two of his players in particular.
â€œLee and Adil came through with wins to decide the match in singles,â€ he said.
No. 1 doublesâ€™ team of High/Martin defeated Ormsby/Hacker 8-1. East Gastonâ€™s No. 2 seed Abernethy/Henley defeated Campbell/Mauney 9-7. Huselja/Brett Jarrett defeated Cornwell/Beam at No. 3, 8-7.
The win raises Lincolntonâ€™s record to 4-2 on the season. East Gaston falls to 3-2.by John Mark Brooks