Sumter, S.C. – North Greenville’s trip to Sumter for the Conference Carolinas tournament finished after one day as the women fell to Pfeiffer 5-1 while the men dropped a 5-2 decision to Barton.
Men’s player of the year Sjors van Eck and Sergio Araujo got NGU off to a good start in the men’s match against Barton earning an 8-5 win in their doubles set. The Bulldogs would go on to take the final two doubles sets by scores of 8-4 and 8-5 to earn the point.
NGU’s second point of the day came from Jose Gomez who won his singles set 6-0/6-2. Barton would answer with wins in the final three solo matches though earning wins of 6-1/6-1 over Alejandro de la Torre and a 6-3/4-6/6-1 over Marcelo Yshikawa. Edmundo Torres was upended 7-6/6-4 in his singles play to secure the Barton win.
The women dropped two of three doubles sets as the Falcons earned wins of 8-2 and 8-4. Maria Vargas and Graysen Elms earned a win in the third spot for NGU with an 8-2 score but Pfeiffer took the point after winning positions one and two.
The Falcons would go on to take four of the six singles sets as three were left unfinished. The Falcons earned wins of 6-0/6-0 and 6-0/6-2 over Camille Duhan and Hannah Watson while Kylie Sandusky fell 6-2/6-4.
The women finished the 2016 season with a 8-12 while the men finished 7-12.