No. 14 Lander Squeaks Past No. 30 Lees-McRae, 5-4

GREENWOOD - Pierre Francis and Max Desmars won singles matches at the Nos. 5 and 6 Saturday afternoon to boost No. 14 Lander to a come-from-behind 5-4 non-conference victory over No. 30 Lees-McRae at The Joe Cabri Courts.

Lander improves to 13-1 on the season, while the loss snaps the Bobcats seven-match win streak and puts Lees-McRae at 8-4 overall.

In singles, No. 1 Nandor Solymosi (LMC) def. Paul-Henri Arrigoni (L), 6-0, 6-3; No. 2 Levan Clark (L) def. Shaun Sumner (LMC), 6-3, 6-3; No. 3 Christopher Mattsson (L) def. Marko Zovkovic (LMC), 6-2, 6-4; No. 4 Steve Karendal (LMC) def. Juan Manrique (L), 7-6, 6-3; No. 5 Pierre Francis (L) def. Tyler Grove (LMC), 7-6, 1-6, 6-3; and No. 6 Max Desmars (L) def. Alex Hayes (LMC), 6-4, 6-7, 6-1.

In doubles, No. 1 Karendal/VanHoy (LMC) def. Clark/Frances (L), 8-6; No. 2 Grove/Solymosi (LMC) def. Arrigoni/Desmars, 8-3; and No. 3 Manrique/Mattsson (L) def. Sumner/Zivkovic (LMC), 8-5.