Scott wraps up Central men’s tennis team victory

URBANDALE, IOWA — N. plays at the top of the singles lineup for the first timeNick Scott (Junior, Fort Benton, Mont., Great Falls Central Catholic HS) scored the winning point in Central College’s 5-4 win over Northwestern College in men’s tennis on Saturday.

The Dutch (4-6) and Red Raiders (5-5) were tied 4-4 with only the No. 1 singles game remaining. Scott had won the first set 7-5 but lost the second set 7-6. He secured his match and the team match by winning the tie-breaker set 10-7.

“He enjoyed doing that,” said Coach Ryun Ferrell called. “I thought he played well against a good Northwestern player.”

Central got off to a good start in doubles, winning in both 2nd and 3rd place. Trey Melvin (Senior, Lawrence, Kan., Free State HS) And Matthew the nobility (Senior, Ankeny, Centennial HS) won 8-3 in 2nd place and Alejo Marco (freshman, Knoxville, Pella Christian HS) And AJ Wilkins (sophomore, Grinnell) won in 3rd place with the same number of points.

“This is probably as good as Trey and Matthew have ever played together,” Ferrell said. “Alejo and AJ are really starting to figure out some things.”

Den Adel had another 2-0 night, beating his opponent 6-0, 6-0 at No. 6 in singles.

Central is scheduled to house Concordia University (Neb.) at 4 p.m. Tuesday.


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