For the first time ever, the South Brunswick High School boys’ tennis team has won in the state playoffs.
South, coached by John Walls, beat Washington 6-3 on May 1 in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state tournament.
South won four singles matches and two doubles matches.
An important singles victory was by Noah Pieper at No. 5, as he won a tiebreaker 10-8.
Edwin Burnett and Patrick Evans won a close match at No. 1 doubles, taking the victory 10-8.