Piedmont took a 7-2 non-conference win over LaGrange on Thursday at the Greer Tennis Courts.
The Panthers won #2 doubles with Daniel Assumpcao and Josh Tullier defeating Bryce VanOrder and Kody Dills 8-3. Joshua Hembree beat Dills at #6 singles in straight sets, 7-6 and 6-2. Al Robertson and Luke Griffin lost at #1 doubles 8-7 in a tie breaker to Chris Bale and Patrick Dempsey. Tullier lost in three sets to Dempsey at #3 singles 5-7, 6-0, 2-6.
The Panthers are on the road Friday against Emory & Henry in Spartanburg and Saturday at Brevard in a USA South match.
1. Bryce VanOrder (PUM) def. Al Robertson (LCM) 6-2, 6-2
2. Silas Sandles (PUM) def. Daniel Assumpcao (LCM) 7-6 (7-5), 6-0
3. Chris Bale (PUM) def. Luke Griffin (LCM) 6-3, 6-3
4. Patrick Dempsey (PUM) def. Josh Tullier (LCM) 7-5, 0-6, 6-2
5. Ryan Raugh (PUM) def. Mathias Vera (LCM) 7-5, 6-4
6. Joshua Hembree (LCM) def. Kody Dills (PUM) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
1. Chris Bale/Patrick Dempsey (PUM) def. Al Robertson/Luke Griffin (LCM) 8-7 (10-8)
2. Daniel Assumpcao/Josh Tullier (LCM) def. Bryce VanOrder/Kody Dills (PUM) 8-3
3. Ryan Raugh/Silas Sandles (PUM) def. Mathias Vera/Joshua Hembree (LCM) 8-4
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