Warriors Challenge, but Fall to Lees-McRae

Photo by John Bolton Photography
Photo by John Bolton Photography

Banner Elk, NC - Southern Wesleyan fell to the Lees-McRae Bobcats in a 5-2 final on Saturday afternoon.


Game Vitals

Final: Lees-McRae 5, Southern Wesleyan 2

Records: Southern Wesleyan (3-12 / CC 0-7) Lees-McRae (6-12 / CC 1-3)

How It Happened

In doubles action, the Warriors went 1-1. Peter Kovats and Sarvesh Maria defeated Miodrag Popovic and Fitzgerald Lomp in a 6-3 final. Leonard Sanders and Joseph Olatunji fell to Matt Meluch and James Kirkham in a 6-4 final. 

The Warriors went 2-2 in singles action on Saturday afternoon. Peter Kovats fell to Miodrag Popovic in a tough 3-6, 6-2 and 6-4 final. Sarvesh Maria defeated Matt Meluch in a 6-2, 5-7 and 6-4 final. Joseph Olatunji also was victorious, defeating Fitzgerald Lomp 6-3 and 6-1. Ben Smith fell to James Kirkham in 6-4 and 6-4 final scores.


What's Next

Southern Wesleyan travels to play the Belmont Abbey Crusaders on April 12 at 2 p.m. They will then travel to play the Mount Olive Trojans on April 13 at 11 a.m.