No. 19 MGCCC wins opener easily

No. 19 MGCCC wins opener easily

No. 19 Mississippi Gulf Coast opened its 2020 men's tennis season successfully Friday, downing No. 21 East Central 7-2 at Decatur.

Gulf Coast dropped single matches in doubles and singles, with the Nos. 3-6 singles players dropping only nine games in their eight sets. The Bulldogs' Patrick Roth (So., Resurrection/Pascagoula) won his No. 3 singles match 6-0, 6-1.

Seth Macute (Fr., St Joseph's Nudgee College/Brisbane, Australia) and Wesley Fontaine (So., Biloxi/Biloxi) teamed to win their No. 2 doubles match, and Clint Verrett (So., Gulfport/Gulfport) and Raymond Lam (Fr., Biloxi/Biloxi) won easily at No. 3.

The Bulldogs head up the road to play No. 22 Itawamba on Saturday. First serves in Fulton are set for 11 a.m.

Results

Team: Gulf Coast 7, East Central 2

Doubles

No. 1: Chris Lawrance-Isaac Santitto (EC) def. Patrick Roth-Serban Bonchis 8-6

No. 2: Seth Macute-Wesley Fontaine (GC) def. Peyton Chaney-Dylan Barnett 8-2

No. 3: Clint Verrett-Raymond Lam (GC) def. Rhy Elizar-Dominick Donaldson 8-1

Singles

No. 1: Lawrence (EC) def. Bonchis, 6-3, 6-3

No. 2: Macute (GC) def. Santitto 4-6, 6-1, 10-6

No. 3: Roth (GC) def. Barnett 6-0, 6-1

No. 4: Fontaine (GC) def. Chaney 6-2, 6-0

No. 5: Verrett (GC) def. Elizar 6-2, 6-1

No. 6: Lam (GC) def. Donaldson 6-3, 6-0

 

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