North Hall boys tennis team had three of its five lines go the distance as the Trojans squeezed past Rabun Gap-Nacoochee for a 3-2 win Friday.
Adam Turcottee at No. 2 singles (6-0, 6-0) and the No. 2 doubles tandem of Jonathan Elder/Jackson Roush (6-1, 6-1) notched straight-set victories for the Trojans (6-6, 2-2). Meanwhile, Ethan Surles at No. 3 singles overcame a brief lapse in the second set to win 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.
North Hall’s Masa Kobayashi was able to claim an opening-set tiebreak against Rabun Gap’s Alex Zirko at No. 1 singles before ultimately falling 7-6, 1-6, 1-6. The Trojans’ top doubles tandem of Forrester Terry/Brantley Moore cruised in the first set, but couldn’t hold on against Rabun-Gap’s Matt Yu/Fred Qien (6-1, 4-6, 1-6).
Compiled by Sarah Woodall
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