JOHN HANDLEY 4, MERCERSBURG 2 >> Mercersburg Academy managed a pair of wins but had two close matches go in John Handley's favor in a non-league loss on Tuesday afternoon.

The Blue Storm (8-3) got victories from Shayan Ghodsi and John Huang at Nos. 4 and 5 singles, respectively. At Nos. 1 and 3 singles, Elliott Hicks and Teddy Shoeck took difficult losses, falling 10-6 in the tiebreakers.

"Unfortunately for us, a couple match tiebreakers didn't go our way in this very close match," Mercersburg coach Eric Hicks said. "We competed well overall, though. The Handley players were keen competitors, making this great preparation for our MAPL Tournament on Saturday."

John Handley 4, Mercersburg 2 at Winchester, Va.


1. Parker Wilson (H) d Elliot Hicks, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 10-6

2. Carter Watts (H) d Saaman Ghodsi, 6-4, 6-0

3. Cole Powler (H) d Teddy Schoeck, 6-1, 3-6, 10-6

4. Shayan Ghodsi (M) d Will Nissner, 6-4, 6-1

5. John Huang (M) d Tabor Thwing, 6-3, 6-3

6. Matt Painter (H) d Anton Nogin, 6-3, 6-2

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