High school tennis: Whale Branch holds off Battery Creek

In boys high school tennis, Whale Branch improved to 3-1 on Wednesday, April 2, thanks to a hard-fought 4-3 win over familiar foe and longtime rival Battery Creek.

For Whale Branch, No. 1 singles player Dustin Jagos, one of the state’s top boys high school tennis players, claimed a victory to remain undefeated.

Whale Branch’s Marcus Bell also posted a singles win.

For Battery Creek, Johnathan Wright, James Wright and Garrett Morgan earned wins in singles competition.

Singles: No. 1 Dustin Jagos (WB) def. Daquan Robinson 6-0, 6-2; No. 2 Johnathan Wright (BC) def. Eryck Walton 6-2, 6-3; No. 3 Marcus Bell (WB) def. Landon Morgan 7-5, 6-3; No. 4 James Wright (BC) def. Kevin Young 6-3, 6-1; No. 5 Garrett Morgan (BC) def. Mark Hatcher 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles: No. 1 Jagos/Bell (WB) def. Robinson/Wright 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 Nathan Green/Thomas Heatherdale (WB) def. Shykeem Mays/Ryan 6-3, 6-2.

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