Tennis (M)

Men's Tennis Edged by Pfeiffer

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Pfeiffer won a tightly contested men’s tennis match against host Catawba on Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  The Falcons came away with a 5-4 victory to improve to 2-3 on the year.  The Catawba Indian fall to 5-3.

The Falcons led 2-1 after doubles.  Pfeiffer got wins at the #1 and #2 flights by 8-6 counts.  Catawba got a win at #3, 8-5. 

Pfeiffer got a third point with a singles win at the top flight by Axel Woerner.  Catawba battled back to take wins by Lucas Miller (Wellington, New Zealand) at #3, Ryen Reid (Claremont, N.C./Newton-Conover) at #4 and Adam Rocko (Johns Creek, Ga./Pinecrest Academy) at #6, to lead 4-3.

The last two singles matches went three sets.  Catawba’s Luca Picci (Harare, Zimbabwe) and Cason Hiers (Fort Myers, Fla./Cypress Lake) came back from a set down to force the final set, but Pfeiffer got the points from Bjorn Barwinski and David Weir to win the match.

Both the Catawba men and women will host Brevard on Sunday at 1 pm.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
PFEIFFER 5, CATAWBA 4
Singles
1. Axel Woerner (P) d. Michael Patch 6-1, 6-2
2. Bjorn Barwinski (P) d. Luca Picci 6-4, 6-7, 6-1
3. Lucas Miller (C) d. Thomas Hubble 6-1, 6-2
4. Ryen Reid (C) d. Raul Ruiz 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
5. David Weir (P) d. Cason Hiers 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
6. Adam Rocko (C) d. Eduan Louw 6-2, 7-5

Doubles
1. Barwinski/Hubble (P) d. Patch/Picci 8-6
2. Woerner/Ruiz (P) d. Reid/Hiers 8-6
3. Iago Nunez/Brad Smethurst (C) d. Bradley Batten/Brandon Marchant     8-5
RECORDS: Pfeiffer 2-3, Catawba 5-3.

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