PERKINSTON — No. 15 Mississippi Gulf Coast dropped all three of its doubles matches against No. 22 Jones County and couldn't recover, losing 5-4 at the MGCCC Tennis Complex.
Margarita Lopareva (Fr, Moscow, Russia/School No. 1101) won her No. 2 singles match, Tierney Holmes (Fr, Greenwood/Greenwood) won at No. 4, Jenna Lyons and No. 5 and Jillianne Craft (So, Gulfport/St. Patrick) at No. 6.
It's the first loss of the season for the Lady Bulldogs (6-1). They return to action after spring break when they play Cowley County at Meridian.
Team: Jones County women 5, MGCCC 4
No. 1: M. Jordan (JC) def. Buie 6-3, 6-4
No. 2: Lopareva (MGCCC) def. A. Jordan 6-2, 4-6 (7)
No. 3: Owen (JC) def. Bankston 6-1, 6-3
No. 4: Holmes (MGCCC) def. McLaurin 6-2, 6-0
No. 5: Lyons (MGCCC) def. Parker 6-0, 6-4
No. 6: Craft (MGCCC) def. Cran 6-4, 6-7 (4)
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