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BrutonBruton opened its season with a 6-3 win at home against Walsingham Academy on Monday.

The Panthers split the singles games 3-3 with Walsingham, with Bruton winning the first three matches and the Trojans winning the final three.

With the match tied headed into doubles, Bruton came out on top after sweeping all three games.

Bruton (1-0) will hit the road to play Maggie Walker on Thursday, while Walsingham (0-1) will travel to play New Kent next Monday.

Bruton 6, Walsingham 3

Ian Sadler (B) def. Paul Zhang 6-2, 6-1
Daanish Siaz (B) def. Rene Dahdah 6-1, 6-1
Joey Morrow (B) def. Jamie Alonso 6-0, 7-5
Declan Lawlor (W) def. Jason Psost 6-2, 6-1
Cavan Sullivan (W) def. Michael Milligan 6-1, 7-5
Greg Peterson (W) def. Andrew McCurdy 6-2, 6-4

Sadler/Siaz (B) def. Zhang Dahdah 8-1
Morrow/Phost (B) def. Morrow/Sullivan 8-4
Milligan/McCurdy (B) def. Wilcox/C. Sullivan 9-8 (7-4)


Lafayette Sweeps Lakeland

Lafayette’s season opened on a high note, defeating Lakeland 9-0 on the road Monday afternoon.

Every Lafayette singles player swept their opponent except Jacob Eck, who rebounded to win the final two sets after dropping the opening.

The Rams had no issue sweeping doubles, with the closest match decided by four games.

Lafayette (1-0) will now prepare to host New Kent next Thursday.

Lafayette 9, Lakeland 0

Griffin Hurt (Laf) def. Jamie Wilkinson 6-1, 6-1
Jacob Clark (Laf) def. Clint Huffman 6-4, 6-1
Griffin Schobel (Laf) def. Kyle Strout 6-0, 6-1
Jacob Eck (Laf) def. James Whitley 3-6, 6-4, 10-8
Davis Hatcher (Laf) def. Josh Ellis 6-1, 6-4
Andrew Williams (Laf) def. Danny Watkins 6-1, 7-5

Hurt/Clark (Laf) def. Wilkinson/Huffman 8-3
Schobel/Byrnes (Laf) def. Strout/Whitley 8-4
Hatcher/Williams (Laf) def. Ellis/Watkins 8-0