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Lafayette scored its biggest win of the season on Thursday as the Rams knocked off Grafton 6-3 at home.
The Rams, who entered Thursday on a two-match losing skid, ended Grafton’s three-match winning streak.
Lafayette won four of the six singles matches, losing at No. 4 in an 11-9 third-set tiebreaker.
With Lafayette needing just one win in doubles to secure the overall match victory, the Rams comfortably won in No. 1 doubles and barely edged Grafton 9-8 (7-1) at No. 2 doubles.
Lafayette (4-2) will host Woodside on Monday, while Grafton (5-3) will look to rebound at home against Warhill on Wednesday.
Lafayette 6, Grafton 3
Hatcher (L) d. Zhang 6-1, 6-2
Quarles (L) d. Nelson 6-0, 6-1
Rosewelsh (L) d. Cao 6-1, 7-5
Chu (G) d. Johnson 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9)
Ogusu (G) d. Dummler 6-1, 6-2
Dwyer (L) d. Christie 6-0, 6-2
Hatcher/Quarles (L) d. Zhang/Ogusu 8-3
Rosewelsh/Johnson (L) d. Nelson/Cao 9-8 (7-1)
Chu/Christie (G) d. Dwyer/Wood 8-4
York Downs Bruton with Ease
York remains unbeaten on the season after topping Bruton 8-1 at home on Thursday.
The Falcons had little trouble getting past the Panthers in singles play, dropping more than two games in a match only once.
Bruton snagged its only match win at No. 3 doubles, but the victory was in vain as the Falcons still handily won the overall match.
York (5-0) will visit Tabb on Wednesday, while Bruton (4-4) will host Warhill on Monday.
York 8, Bruton 1
Novak (Y) d. Troutman 6-0, 6-0
Dantzler (Y) d. Cross 6-0, 6-0
Jenkins (Y) d. McCarthy 6-1, 6-1
Zhou (Y) d. Garcia 6-0, 6-1
Kochan (Y) d. Bierri 6-0, 6-1
Mock (Y) d. Ivanoff 6-3, 6-4
Novak/Dantzler (Y) d. Troutman/Cross 8-2
Kochan/Mock (Y) d. McCarthy/Bierri 8-6
Garcia/Slack (B) d. Castro/Rundquist 8-6
Jamestown Routs New Kent
Jamestown dominated New Kent 9-0 on the road Thursday as the Eagles logged their sixth consecutive win.
The Eagles earned shutout victories at No. 1, No. 5 and No. 6 singles, not dropping a game in those matches. Jametown won at No. 2 and No. 4 singles by final scores of 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0, 6-1, respectively. A 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles put the Eagles up 6-0.
Doubles play was more of the same as Jamestown dropped a combined five games en route to the decisive victory.
Jamestown (6-3) will try to extend its win streak to seven matches on Monday as the Eagles visit Grassfield.
Jamestown 9, New Kent 0
Walter (J) d. Claytor 6-0, 6-0
Kohli (J) d. Grey 6-1, 6-0
Peeters (J) d. Palermo 6-1, 6-3
Sharp (J) d. Jadoorm 6-0, 6-1
Hornick (J) d. Carlson 6-0, 6-0
Tisdale (J) d. Tolley 6-0, 6-0
Walter/Kohli (J) d. Claytor/Grey 8-1
Peeters/Hornick (J) d. Jadooram/Carlson 8-2
Sharp/Tisdale (J) d. Tolley/Philips 8-2