PIKEVILLE — Senior Sam Divley and freshman Alec Fritzinger both won their matches 6-0, 6-0 to help lift Wayne Country Day past Charles B. Aycock 6-3 on a crisp Monday afternoon in a non-conference meet played at Charles B. Aycock High School.
Wayne Country Day remains perfect (7-0) on the season, while the loss drops C.B. Aycock to 7-4.
“I thought they played great,” Wayne Country Day head coach David Flowers said. “It was fun to get out here and play a team like Aycock. It was a nice test for us going into the rest of the season.
“I was very pleased with how they played.”
Overall, Wayne Country Day emerged victorious in four of the six singles matches, and two of the three doubles matches.
Aside from Divley and Fritzinger, Charlie Dees and Max Young both won their singles matches. C.B. Aycock’s Sam McKinney toppled Michael Geer 6-3, 6-2, and in the number six singles match Keenan Smith defeated Wayne Country Day’s Will Rose 6-4, 3-6, (11-9).
In doubles play, the top-seeded duo of Dively and Dees posted an 8-0 victory,
“We always support each other, and we’re always happy to play,” Divley said after his match. “I have a really good partner, and we understand each other. We hope to keep it up.”
The No. 2 tandem of Fritzinger and Young also won their match 8-0.
“In doubles, I think Max and I played flawlessly,” Fritzinger said. “I think it was the best we’ve ever played together, and I think if we play like we did, we can beat anybody.”
The Golden Falcons won their point in the third doubles math when Brady LaVoie and Josh Naughton took care of business and survived an up and down battle to beat Peter Ye and Cam Gerrard 8-6.
Weather permitting, Wayne Country Day returns to action today against Rocky Mount Academy. C.B. Aycock hosts Eastern Wayneon Thursday.