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March 22, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Aggies clinch area series with 8-1 win over Locust Fork

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LOCUST FORK — Prep Tennis

The Cullman varsity boys picked up a huge team win over 6A Bob Jones on Friday afternoon.

The Bearcats squeak by with a 5-4 victory to improve their record to 10-1 on the season.

“They’re a really good team,” coach Nathan Bates said. “We’ve struggled against them over the years, so I was really excited to see us get the win.”

No. 1 Clint Watson fell in singles 2-6, 6-3, (4-10) but No. 2 Baylor Adams was an easy victor with a 6-1, 6-3 score. No. 3 Jacob Davis and No. 5 Ryan Hunt both fell in their respective matches, while No. 6 Matthew Davis earned a double-bagel win.

Luke Bowden clinched the win for the Bearcats in the No. 4 spot defeating his opponent by score of 6-2, 6-3.

“He played really well,” Bates said. “His win sealed the deal for us. I’m proud of him and the team. They all competed well.”

In doubles play, Adams and J. Davis (No. 1) fell 3-6, 5-7 but Watson/Bowden (No. 2) and Hunt/M. Davis (No. 3) picked up 5-7, 6-0, (10-5) and 6-2, 6-3 wins, respectively.

Both varsity squads are scheduled to play a section match at Sylacauga this morning at 9 a.m., weather permitting.

% Want to see your team's results and stats in the prep roundup? Have your coach or a team representative call 256-734-2131, ext. 257 or email robk@cullmantimes.com.

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