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Demon netters upend Monarchs
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HUNTER HORTON HAS YET to lose a game in helping L-E to a 2-0 start to the season.
Rolling to four wins in singles and sweeping both doubles matches, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 6-1 non-conference victory over Manning on Thursday on the L-E courts.Sophomore first singles player Hunter Horton led the Demons as he posted a pair of 6-0 shutouts. Senior second singles player Hunter Johnson had a rough patch in his first set, winning 7-6 (7-5) only to breezed to a 6-0 win for the sweep. In third singles, senior Nathan Tyson breezed to a 6-3, 6-2 victory.After suffering a setback at fourth singles, Edward Rickwood’s charges used a 6-0, 6-2 thumping by senior Justin Tillman at number five to close singles with four wins.In doubles action, Horton and Johnson combined to take their first singles pairing, 8-1, in a pro set.