The Lee’s Summit North boys tennis team claimed two of three doubles wins and clinched a 6-3 Suburban Big Six victory over host Blue Springs South with four singles wins.

Joe Hammerly and Matthew DeBacker edged Sean Nguyen and Justin Cooper 8-6 in No. 1 doubles, and Lukas Parrish and Michael Welsh captured an 8-5 No. 3 doubles victory to get North off to a good start Tuesday at Young Park.

"We are really trying to focus on just getting better every time on court,” Broncos coach Stu Reece said. “There were a lot of great signs that we took a step forward today. We let a couple of close matches escape us today but remained focused as a unit. We just need to keep working and improving."

Nick Mathis (10-6), DeBacker (10-5), Parrish (10-3) and Welsh (10-1) sealed the win for North with singles wins.

Nguyen won 10-1 in No. 1 singles, and Will Sheridan edged Logan Leslie 11-10 on a tiebreaker for South. Sheridan and Kyle Reid won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles.

On Monday, South dropped a 9-0 decision to a strong Liberty team at Young Park.

No. 1 player Sean Nguyen came closest to a win for the Jaguars, falling 10-5 to Owen Mulcahy.

Last Friday, Blue Springs South battled some windy and cold conditions and fell to Barstow 6-3.

In doubles play, Will Sheridan and Jason Epps won 8-5 for the Jaguars, while No. 3 singles player Sammy Klosener won 10-8 and Sheridan won 10-4. Epps lost his singles match 11-10 (7-5 tiebreaker). The doubles team of Klosener and Keir Bowling lost 8-7 (7-5 tiebreaker).

“We were right there and they did a better job of finishing out the close ones today,” South coach Nathan Mooney said of Barstow.

On Saturday, North went 12-0, sweeping gold medals in all four divisions to claim the Truman Invitational title at Santa Fe Trail Park.

Hammerly won the A singles bracket, while DeBacker took the B singles title. Nick Mathis and Logan Leslie dropped just three games in three matches on their way to the gold in A doubles. Lukas Parrish and Michael Welsh went 3-0 in B doubles, defeating William Chrisman’s Jordan Twenter and Brandon Kuhlman in the semifinals.

GRAIN VALLEY 7, MARSHALL 2: The Eagles swept doubles and rolled to a non-conference home victory over Marshall Tuesday.

The No. 1 doubles team of Joel Florida and Trent Tarrants won 8-1; the No. 2 duo of Dean Mobley and Bryson Martin won 8-4; and the No. 3 tandem of Jesse Arnold and Triston Whitton won 8-4.

In singles play, Florida won 10-5, Mobley won 11-9, Tarrants won 10-3 and Whitton prevailed 10-4.

“I thought we have been playing better,” Grain Valley coach Randy Draper said. “It was a good win for us. To sweep doubles always puts you in a good position.”