Scots tennis drops home finale

Staff report

LAURINBURG — The Scotland boys tennis team lost in its home finale Tuesday to Lumberton as the Pirates left Laurinburg with a 6-3 victory.

The Scots took two games in singles and one game in doubles in the defeat. On court No. 3, Sam Poage defeated Kenny Locklear 6-4, 7-5 and on No. 6 Daniel Johnson outlasted Connor Kinlaw, 4-6, 6-4, 10-7. On the doubles courts, Scotland got its lone win on No. 3 as Nyjel Collins-Jackson and Poage cruised to an 8-2 victory.

Lumberton took the rest of the matches — in No. 1 singles, Dominic Dent defeated Shane Dubbs 6-3, 6-4, Alex Wober beat Collins-Jackson 6-2, 6-4 on No. 2, Kevin Shooter knocked off John Zhang 6-4, 7-5 on No. 4 and Cole Lewis cruised past Hunter Hopkins 6-0, 6-1 on No. 5.

In doubles, the Pirates were victorious on courts Nos. 1 and 2, winning 8-3 and 9-8 respectively.

Scotland (3-6) will travel to Rockingham today to play rival Richmond Senior before ending the regular season next Monday at Pinecrest.

Staff report

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