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Nation Ford falls to rival in Yellow Jackets

Nation Ford's Madison Ott returns a serve during last week's match against Fort Mill.
Nation Ford's Madison Ott returns a serve during last week's match against Fort Mill.

The Nation Ford boys tennis team is staying positive despite double loses last week against Northwestern and Fort Mill.

"We know that this is a building year, but we are still focused on winning matches and learning as much as possible," said head coach Matt Rohring.

The Falcons took on Fort Mill and were defeated, 6-1.

In singles action, Madison Ott lost to William Reigel 6-0, 6-0, Michael Little lost to Robbie Davis 6-0, 6-1. Danny Randar lost to Paul Shaw 6-0, 6-1. Paul Hoberek lost to Kyle Orsburn 6-0, 6-1. Blake Vandiver lost to Chase Lee 6-1, 6-1.

In doubles action, Ott/Little won 9-8 (9-7), but Tyler Morris and Brandon McGlohon lost to Daniel Proctor and Tyler Davis 6-1, 6-3.

"Fort Mill played really well, but our guys hung in there," Rohring said.

Earlier in the week, the Falcons faced off against Northwestern and were defeated 6-1.

In singles action, Madison Ott lost to Jeff Zimmerman 6-0, 6-1. Michael Little lost to Seth Russell 6-2, 6-1. Alex McLelland lost to Alex Atzberger 6-2, 6-1. Danny Randar lost to Zach Beaver 7-5, 0-6, 6-10, Paul Hoberek lost to Drayton Wade 6-1, 4-6, 6-10.

In doubles action Ott and McLelland lost to Zimmerman/Russell 8-3 and Tyler Morris and Brandon McGlohon beat Brian Fitzpatrick and Eric Sabin 7-5, 5-7, 10-4.

Upcoming matches

• March 20 at Clover,

5 p.m.

• March 25 vs. Lancaster,

5 p.m.

• March 27 vs. South Pointe, 5 p.m.

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