PERKINSTON — The No. 16 Mississippi Gulf Coast women's tennis team fell 8-1 to No. 10 Cowley County in Meridian on Tuesday.
Margarita Lopareva (Fr, Moscow, Russia/School No. 1101) won her No. 2 singles match 7-5, 6-4 for Gulf Coast's only point of the day.
Cowley County, which is located in Arkansas City, Kansas, finished 11th in the NJCAA Division I National Championship last season.
The Lady Bulldogs (6-2) return to MACJC action Wednesday when they travel to Copiah-Lincoln. First serve in Wesson is at 1 p.m.
Team: Cowley County 8, MGCCC 1
No. 1: Vidnere (CCCC) def. Bianca Buie 6-0, 6-2
No. 2: Margarita Lopareva (MGCCC) def. Kovalska 7-5, 6-4
No. 3: Laura Arias (CCCC) def. Bankston 6-0, 6-0
No. 4: Macheli (CCCC) def. Holmes 6-0, 6-0
No. 5: Rodriguez (CCCC) def. Lyons 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Fontaine (CCCC) def. Craft 6-0, 6-0
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