Salisbury captures boys' tennis win over WHS
by Staff Reports
The Pioneers (2-2) got a 7-6, 6-4 singles victory from No. 2-seeded Drisren Trate, who beat Clint Comadoll. At No. 5 singles, Watauga's Brody O'Neal beat Chris Derrick 6-2, 6-4.
Watauga's other win was at No. 3 doubles. The Pioneers' team of Will Spinetto and Josh Lampkins beat Chris Derrick and David Derrick 9-8 in a pro set.
Watauga's four other singles players fell in straight sets. Landon Taylor lost to Michael Ogden 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles, while Salisbury's Spencer Storey beat Caleb Gould at No. 3 singles 6-4, 6-2.
Spinetto and Lampkins also lost at No. 4 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Abraham Post beat Spinetto 6-3, 6-3, while David Derrick beat Lampkins 6-1, 6-0.
Watauga returns to the court Monday to play at Newton Conover. The Pioneers host Wilkes Central on Wednesday in the first of five straight home matches.
Salisbury 6, Watauga 3
Michael Ogden (S) d. Landon Taylor, 6-1 6-3
Drisren Trate (W) d. Clint Comadoll, 7-6 6-4
Spencer Storey (S) d. Caleb Gould, 6-4 6-2
Abraham Post (S) d. Will Spinetto, 6-3 6-3
Brody O'Neal (W) d. Chris Derrick, 6-2 6-4
David Derrick (S) d. Josh Lampkins, 6-1 6-0
Ogden/Storey (S) d. Taylor/Gould, 8-4
Comadoll/Post (S) d. Trate/O'Neal, 8-3Spinetto/Lampkins (W) d. Derrick/Derrick, 9-8
Phillip Bransford (W) loses 8-0
Clay Burchell (W) loses 8-3
Andrew Skeens/Blake Howser (W) d. (S) 8-6