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Falcons tennis gets the drop on Fort Mill

The Nation Ford Falcons had no trouble with rivals Fort Mill on Friday on the tennis courts, as they dropped just five sets in a 6-0 win.

The victory lifted the Falcons’ Region 3 record to 6-1, as they improved to 6-2 overall.

The only region loss for Nation Ford has come against Clover.

Nation Ford won easily against Fort Mill.

They were led by No. 1 singles player Jonathan Habbick, who beat Fort Mill’s Matt Hicks 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 singles Chase Mahrlig beat Sahil Masih 6-1, 6-0, and No. 3 singles Banks Reigel defeated Tejas Padmanabhan 6-1, 6-2, in the closest match of the series.

Nation Ford’s Raj Dwivedi beat Jacob Frye 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles, and the Falcons’ Alex Smith won 6-0, 6-0 against Wade Havner 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.

In No. 2 doubles, Nation Ford’s Garrett May and Sanjeev Hassani beat Matt West and Matt Sanford 6-0, 6-1.

Nation Ford has five more region contest.

The Falcons have matches against York, Gaffney and Northwestern scheduled for this week.