High school tennis: Warriors defeat Barnwell

The Whale Branch boys’ tennis team notched its fifth straight win last Thursday, defeating Barnwell 5-2.

With the win, Whale Branch improved to 5-1 and clinched a playoff spot.

Whale Branch No. 1 singles player Dustin Jagos continued to excel, remaining undefeated as he improved to 11-0. Jagos beat Barnwell No. 1 singles player Benjamin Gardner.

Looking ahead, Whale Branch will host Hanahan on April 21.

Here are complete results from the match.

Singles: No. 1 Dustin Jagos (WB) def. Benjamin Gardner 6-2, 6-2; No. 2 Chris Stanley (B) def. Nathan Green 7-5, 6-4; No. 3 Marcus Bell (WB) def. Richard Lowery 6-3, 6-1; No. 4 Kevin Young (WB) def. Chad Owens 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Mark Hatcher (WB) def. Copeland Burbage 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 1 Jagos/Thomas Heatherdale (WB) def. Gardner/Stanley 8-2; No. 2 Barnwell won by default.

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