MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 29 Georgia College men's tennis team (8-7, 2-5 PBC) notched an important Peach Belt Conference (PBC) victory over No. 25 North Georgia, taking down the Saints impressively 8-1 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.
Leborgne paired with Johan Wadstein (Helinsgborg, Sweden) at the top doubles position to take down Mateus Camasmie and Felipe Friedrich by a score of 8-3. Leborgne went on to defeat Friedrich at the first singles spot 6-2, 6-4, as well.
At the third doubles spot Bernardes teamed with Wictor Andersson (Karlskoga, Sweden) to beat Giovani Santos and Brandon Sloan easily 8-1. Bernardes would also win his singles match over Mathew Guida 0-6, 6-0, 6-4 at the third singles spot, giving him his 10th singles victory of the season.
That would be the lone Bobcat loss on the day, as Alex Schubert (Frankfurt, Germany) notched a 6-2, 6-1 win over Santos to get the 'Cats back on track.
Wadstein would pick up the match-clinching victory for the Bobcats with a 6-3, 6-2 win against Camasmie, giving him double-digit singles wins on the year.
Andersson would match his classmate with a 6-2, 6-4 win of his own at the final singles spot against Sloan, while Konyves added one of his own for good measure topping Magan 6-3, 7-5 at the fourth slot.
The Georgia College men will head to No. 12 Augusta State University Friday, April 13 for another important PBC matchup.
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