GLADEVILLE – The Wilson Central Wildcats blew past Portland on Thursday with a 7-0 win over the Panthers.
The Wildcats remained undefeated on the season and jumped out quick in doubles with a pair of 8-0 wins. Seniors Akbar Rahmani and Houston Wood swept past Portland’s Cris Betanour and Lonnie White at the number one doubles position.
This was followed by junior Braden Hammer and senior Sean Moran’s 8-0 win over Brandon Meador and Jacob Tonkin at the two doubles spot to give Wilson Central (5-0 in District 9-AAA, 9-0 overall) a commanding 2-0 lead.
Wilson Central picked up another win as Portland was forced to forfeit the number five position, and Wood clinched the match with the fourth point as he defeated White 8-0 at number two singles.
Soon after sophomore Michael Mercante polished off Betanour 8-0 at the top singles spot, and Rahmani picked up an 8-1 win over Meador to give the Wildcats their sixth point.
Junior Andrew Denning picked up the final point for Wilson Central with his 8-0 win over Tonkin.
Wilson Central will travel to Drakes Creek to take on Beech in a huge District 9-AAA matchup on Tuesday. Stewarts Creek pays a visit to Wilson Central next Thursday followed by a visit from Father Ryan for the final home match of the season.
Wilson Central boys 7, Portland 0