“It was a good day for us,” said Richmond coach Paula York. “Winning all the singles m atches took the pressure off the team for the doubles matches. We got strong play up and down the lineup.”
The shutout performance started at No. 1 singles, where Max Wittek dispatched Johnathan Potts, 6-0, 6-0. At No. 2 singles, Alex Auman defeated Kevin Chavis, 6-1, 6-0. At No. 3, Jonathan Thames beat Joel Cummings, 6-1, 6-0. At No. 4, Andrew Wheeler downed Dustin Locklear, 6-1, 6-0. At N o. 5, Ryan Page beatr Aaron Jacobs, 6-4, 6-0. And at No. 6, Cameron Page completed the singles sweep with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Nick Saunders.
The Raiders were just as dominant in the doubles matches, where they lost just two games. At No. 1, Wittek and Auman defeated Potts and Chavis, 8-0; at No. 2, Thames and Wheeler blanked Cummings and Locklear, 8-0; and at No. 3, Ryan and Cameron Page defeated Jacobs and Saunders, 8-2.
Richmond improved to 2-1 overall on the season (1-0 SEC). Conference play continues today when the Raiders travel to Hoke. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
The Raiders will play their third meet in three days on Thursday when they host Lumberton.
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