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WCDS netters nip archrival on tennis courts

By From staff reports
Published in Sports on March 24, 2012 11:08 PM

* Wayne Country Day earned two pivotal doubles points and nipped county archrival Wayne Christian, 5-4, on the Wayne Community College courts Friday afternoon.

The Chargers' No. 1 tandem of Michael Knutson-Miller Gerrard rolled past the Eagles' Daniel Glover-Chris Easom, 8-2. The No. 2 duo of Jack Langston-Douglas Williams posted an 8-1 triumph, which helped clinch the overall match win.

Knutson, Gerrard and Charlie Roethling each claimed a singles point for WCDS.

Easom improved to 6-0 on the season with a straight-set win at No. 2 singles. Teammates Matt Jackson and Hunter Timmerman, seeded fourth and fifth, respectively, each picked up a singles point.

Graham Fussell-Tyler Lacerda claimed the Eagles' doubles point.

Wayne Christian (4-2 overall) plays host to Trinity Academy of Raleigh on Tuesday afternoon, while Wayne Country Day is the guest of Coastal Christian.