Marlins cruise to 8-1 victory over LaGrange
LAGRANGE, Ga. - Brian Luke (Virginia Beach/First Colonial) won his fifth straight match at No. 1 singles to lead Virginia Wesleyan past LaGrange 8-1 Wednesday in a non-conference match.
The victory was the Marlins' third in their last four matches.
Luke was one of five Marlins to produce singles victories, along with No. 2 Ryan Sadinski (Cheaspeake, Va./Great Bridge), No. 3 Donnie Greathouse (Yorktown, Va./Grafton), No. 4 Griffin Graves (Middleburg, Va./Middleburg Academy) and No. 6 Darrell Fountain (Toano, Va./Lafayette). Virginia Wesleyan also swept all three doubles matches.
Virginia Wesleyan will return to action on Wednesday, March 28 at Hampden-Sydney.
Virginia Wesleyan 8, LaGrange 1
1. Briak Luke (VWC) d. Blake Craft, 6-1, 6-1
2. Ryan Sadinski (VWC) d. Alex Glass, 6-3, 7-5
3. Donnie Greathouse (VWC) d. Nate Moore, 6-2, 6-1
4. Griffin Graves (VWC) d. Steve Wendel, 9-8 (2)
5. Jeronimo Sanchez (L) d. Justin Johnson, 8-2
6. Darrell Fountain (VWC) d. Kevin Folsom, 8-0
1. Brian Luke/Ryan Sadinski (VWC) d. Blake Craft/Nate Moore, 8-3
2. Donnie Greathouse/Griffin Graves (VWC) d. Steve Wendel/Alex Glass, 8-4
3. Connor Cassidy/Darrell Fountain (VWC) d. Kevin Folsom/Jeromino Sanchez, 8-3