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Wando boys tennis remain undefeated as playoffs near

Dylan Lucas STAR award

Tennis Coach Charlie Painter presenting Dylan Lucas with the JV STAR award given in honor of former Athletic Director Bob Hayes. 

The Wando boys tennis team won three recent matches against West Ashley and Academic Magnet as the team's regular season play nears the end.  

Upcoming matches include Bishop England High School on April 26 and Phillip Simmons on April 28 as the Warriors prepare for the upcoming South Carolina High School League playoffs beginning on May 4.

Parker Davis STAR award

Parker Davis, a junior on the tennis team, received the STAR award that recognizes his leadership presented by Athletic Director Mark Buchman.

Parker Davis received Varsity STAR award and Dylan Lucas received the Junior Varsity STAR Award named in honor of Former Athletic Director Bob Hayes for their outstanding leadership this season.

On April 22, the Wando boys tennis team defeated West Ashley 7-0 to improve to 14-0 overall and 6-0 in Region 7-AAAAA.

The scores from the April 22 match:

Wando 7, West Ashley 0

1S: Jack Hughes (W) def Michael Sun (WA) 61 61

2S: Sam Burlos (W) def Braden Vick (WA) 60 60

3S: Rutledge Williams (W). Ethan Stimac (WA) 62 60

4S: Owen Griffiths (W). James Sun (WA) 61 62

5S: Dylan Lucas (W). Geraldo Barbosa (WA) 61 62

1D: Will Foulke/Jack Markley (W) def Braden Vick/Geraldo Barbosa (WA) 61 60

2D: Owen Griffiths/ Dylan Lucas won by forfeit

On April 20, Wando defeated West Ashley 7-0 on Senior Night led by senior captains Cameron Davies, Sam Burlos, Rutledge Williams and Evan Shelley, The seniors were honored in a post-game ceremony for their outstanding contributions to the tennis program.

The scores from the April 20 match:

Wando 7, West Ashley 0

1S: Cam Davies (W) def Michael Sun (WA) 60 60

2S: Andy Bumgarner (W) def Jeffery Moorer (WA) 60 60

3S: Sam Burlos (W) def Ethan Stomac (WA) 62 61

4S: Rutledge Williams (W) def James Sun (WA) 60 60

5S: Evan Shelley (W) def Geraldo Barbosa (WA) 62 60

1D: Will Foulke/Owen Griffiths (W) def Braden Vick/ Jeffery Moorer (A) 8-2

2D: Parker Davis/ Dylan Lucas (W) won by default

On April 19, the Wando boys tennis team defeated Academic Magnet 4-2 in a close match. Cam Davies won a tough first set 7-5 then cruised to a 75-61 victory. The victory was sealed with wins by Parker Davis at fourth singles, Andy Bumgarner at fifth singles and Sam Burlos and Jack Markley at second doubles.

The scores from the April 19 match:

Wando 4, Academic Magnet 2

1S: Cam Davies (W) def Cameron Dawson (A) 75 61

2S: Timothy Wilson (A) def Jack Hughes (W) 36 63 1-0 (9)

3S: Preston Sessoms (A) def Bennett Stickler (W) 62 57 1-0 (7)

4S: Parker Davis (W) def Chase Roberts (A) 61 60

5S: Andy Bumgarner (W) def Rutledge Sander (A) 60 61

2D: Sam Burlos/Jack Markley (W) def Spence Cox/Abram Shuler (A) 63 61

JV Singles: Graham Anderson (W) def Gannon Rose (A) 8-5

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