The Roanoke Times
LYNCHBURG – Blacksburg doubles teams Sammy Xiang and Jace Deck, and Ben Anderson and Neal Klemba picked up victories on Friday to give the Bruins a 5-3 win over EC Glass in the Region 4D men’s tennis championship game.
Xiang and Deck outlived Spencer Knight and Wolfgang Ploch 6-2, 7-6 (7) at No.1 in doubles, while Anderson and Klemba beat Devon Davis and Aaron Dendy 6-3, 6-1 at n ° 3.
Xiang led the undefeated Bruins to a 3-3 division in singles as he beat Knight 7-5, 6-2 at No.1.
Anderson and Cody Miller also won singles matches for Blacksburg to make up for Glass wins by Ploch, Henry Scruggs and Carter Rennyson.
The Bruins will play a Class 4 State Semifinal at the Region 4C Champion on June 7 or June 8.
Sammy Xiang (B) defeats. Spencer Knight, 7-5, 6-2; Wolfgang Ploch (ECG) won. Jace Deck, 6-2, 6-0; Henry Scruggs (ECG) won. Alex Rodriguez, 7-6, 6-3; Carter Rennyson (ECG) won. Robert Gowan, 6-1, 6-1; Ben Anderson (B) defeats. Devon Davis, 6-3, 7-5; Cody Miller (B) won. Aaron Dendy, 4-6, 6-0, 7-5.
Xiang and Deck (B) def. Knight and Ploch, 6-2, 7-6 (7); Scruggs and Rennyson (ECG) v. Miller and Rodriguez DNF; Anderson and Neal Klemba (B) beat. Davis and Dendy, 6-3, 6-1.