Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Fulton Hornets tennis team improved to 9-7 overall and 4-3 in the North Central Missouri Conference after edging visiting Marshall 7-6 on Wednesday night.
Despite splitting the six singles and six doubles matches, Fulton prevailed on a tiebreaker involving winning two of the top three doubles matches.
The Hornets’ No. 1 doubles pairing of sophomore Josh Hurt and senior Sean Flynn downed Marshall’s Jason Hadley and Patrick Butler 10-1. Fulton’s No. 2 doubles tandem of senior Kody Renner and sophomore Scott Strough triumphed 10-6 over the Owls’ Trent Clause and Jeremy Jalilvand.
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