No. 14 Mississippi Gulf Coast picked up five more wins Wednesday at the NJCAA Division I Men's Tennis Tournament in Plano, Texas.
Bell and John Murphy (Fr, Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen) won their No. 1 doubles quarterfinals in the back draw, as did Noah Tippen (So, Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville) and Noah Rowell (Fr, Wiggins/Stone) in No. 2 doubles.
Rowell got knocked out of the No. 4 singles quarterfinals in the main draw by top-seeded Reid Feehan of Tyler.
Gulf Coast is tied for 15th in the team standings with 10 points. The consolation semifinals take place Thursday, with the finals scheduled for Friday.
NJCAA Division I Men's Championship
No. 4 singles quarterfinal: (1) Reid Feehan (Tyler) def. Noah Rowell (MGCCC) 6-2, 6-0
No. 1 singles quarterfinal: Travis Bell (MGCCC) def. Tomas Parra Pozo (Harford) 3-6, 6-2, 10-7
No. 3 singles quarterfinal: Giovanni Fragalle (Barton) def. Noah Tippen (MGCCC) 6-1, 6-1
No. 5 singles quarterfinal: Reid Cudd (MGCCC) def. Hunter Manley (Wallace State) 6-4, 6-0
No. 6 singles quarterfinal: Brett Bowen (MGCCC) def. Chris Malayan (Paradise Valley) 6-3, 4-6, 11-9
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