Broughton Boys Tennis team defeated rival Wakefield on Monday afternoon 5-3. Senior Patrick Longest won no. 2 singles 6-1, 7-5, closing the match score 4-2 after singles. Longest's perseverance and experience pushed him to the singles victory against the Wolverines. The Caps only needed one doubles court to advance to the NCHSAA semifinals. Sophomores Campbell Stone and Taylor Boole ended the match with a doubles victory at no. 2, 10-5. The Caps continue their play on Wednesday for the semifinals and a chance to represent the east in the state championship in Burlington on Saturday. The location for Wednesday's match will be posted on the Broughton Blog website. The match will be in Wake County and fan support is always appreciated.
Singles: Waddell lost 6-0, 6-2, Longest won 6-1. 7-5, Bunn lost 1-6, 6-2, 10-7, Boole won 6-1, 6-2, Stone won 6-1, 6-0, Waters won 6-3, 6-3.
Doubles: Waddell/Longest lost 10-2, Stone/Boole won 10-5.