Cougar netters fall to Abingdon

The Patrick County High School Cougar tennis team is the only spring sport team at the school that got in a competition last week due to the inclement weather. The Cougars traveled to Abingdon last Monday and lost 8-0 to the Abingdon Falcons.
“We really struggled to get anything going against Abingdon,” said Coach Andrew Terry. “We looked a little rusty, not having played a match in a few days, and it showed. I though we let several singles matches get away that we had a chance in,” he added.
“Octavion Busby played really well in singles and had a chance to win down the stretch, but couldn’t close it out in the end,” Terry said.
The Cougars have next week off before starting conference play May 16, at Virginia Tech. Their opponent is to be determined.
PCHS at Abingdon 5-2-2016
Singles: #1-Thomas Hurt def Garrett Worley 8-0; #2-Luke Ratliff def Bennett Worley 8-0; #3-Nathan Lacombe def Willie Greene 8-0; #4-Jackson Noe def Travell Holmes 8-0; #5-J.D. Mullins def Jacob McNulty 8-2; #6-Sunny MaKwana def Octavion Busby 9-7.
Doubles: #1-Hurt/Ratliff def Worley/Reeder 8-0; #2-Lacombe/Noe def Holmes/McNulty 8-0; #3-DNP Weather.

The Patrick County High School boys’ tennis team: standing (left to right): Garrett Worley, Willie Green, Jacob McNulty, Coach Andrew Terry; kneeling: Bennett Reeder, Sandile Hill and Travell Holmes.
The Patrick County High School boys’ tennis team: standing (left to right): Garrett Worley, Willie Green, Jacob McNulty, Coach Andrew Terry; kneeling: Bennett Reeder, Sandile Hill and Travell Holmes.
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