LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Lyndon won its third North Atlantic Conference men's tennis match of the season to improve to 3-1 overall, defeating Johnson State College 8-1 at the Dudley Bell Tennis Center.
In singles competition, Lyndon's Teddy Fournier (Enfield, Conn.) fell to Ryan Joy 6-7, 6-4, 3-6 in the No. 1 singles matchup while Michael Howard (Rocky Hill, Conn.) took the No. 2 match by a score of 6-0, 6-3 over the Badgers' Steve Bolger. The Hornets' Matt Lentes (Holyoke, Mass.) topped Alen Turan 6-3, 6-3 in No. 3 singles and teammate Jeremiah Powell (Concord, Vt.) won a 6-1, 6-4 decision over Andrew Watt in No. 4 singles.
Paul Thibault (Westfield, Mass.) earned a tough 6-4, 6-4 win over Johnson's Kyle Young in No. 5 singles and Lyndon's Tyler Schofield (Middleboro, Mass.) closed out singles play by defeating Peter LeBlanc 6-2, 6-3.
In doubles play, Fournier and Howard defeated Joy and Bolger 8-3; Lentes and Thibault beat Turan and Young 8-6; and the team of Powell and Schofield topped Algar and James Dempsey 8-1.