Grand Ledge head tennis coach Mark Barrett knew at the beginning of the year his young Comets would learn as they go. Still seeking their first team win of the year, visiting Williamston handed Grand Ledge its fourth straight loss of the year, 6-2.
Cole Christy fell in his 1-singles match to Michael Sienko by straight set scores of 6-0 and 6-0.
In 2-singles Chris Reynolds also fell in straight sets to Brandon Erickson by scores of 6-0 and 6-1.
Robert Wilson continues to play well at 3-singles. He gave the Comets their first match win with 6-1 and 7-5 wins over Evan Fox.
“Robert is continuing his fine play for us,” Barrett said. “He really fights and competes for every point. He just seems to find a way to win.”
Brandon Haarer won by default at 4-singles for the Comets other point.
In 1-doubles the team of Will Siere and Nick Tingley from the Hornets defeated Adam Johnson and Ben Heuermann by scores of 6-3 and 6-2.
Logan Hirt and Sieffre Smalley downed Comets, Bryan Jones and Michael Ehman in 2-doubles, 6-1 and 6-0.
3-doubles Jake Sandstedt and Kyle West fell to Sean McGuire and Landon Davenport in straight sets of 6-2 and 6-0.
And, in 4-doubles Nick Liddell and Collin Fox lost to Ross Allen and Aaron Padda by scores of 6-0 and 6-4.
“Nick and Evan played their best match of the season. They are both rapidly improving for two beginners and their strong second set was proof that their hard work is beginning to pay off,” Barrett added.