The Mercer County boys tennis team prevailed in most of the close matches Tuesday to beat Lincoln County 6-3 at Stanford.
Five matches were decided by a margin of three games or less, and Mercer won four of them, including the clinching 8-5 win by Jason Chadwick and Tim Dailey at No. 1 doubles.
Lincoln finished the regular season at 4-9.
Corbin 3, Danville 1 - At Danville, Danville's only win was Jeff Ricker's upset of Corbin's Barrett Freeman, ranked No. 5 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in Kentucky in the USTA 16-year-old rankings.
Mercer County (MC) 6,
at Lincoln County (LC) 3
No. 1 - Jason Chadwick (MC) def. Craig Noland (LC) 8-6; No. 2 - Tim Dailey (MC) def. David Houston (LC) 8-2; No. 3 - Justin Kolasa (LC) def. Zack Ethington (MC) 8-4; No. 4 - Rob Hacker (LC) def. Kyle Chadwick (MC) 8-6; No. 5 - Noriaki Ishikawa (MC) def. Jordan Kelsey (LC) 8-6; No. 6 - Masaki Ishikawa (MC) def. Julian Burdette (LC) 8-5.