Lopareva, Bankston win twice

Lopareva, Bankston win twice

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast lost 6-3 to Hinds in women's tennis action on Wednesday.


Margarita Lopareva (So., Moscow Russia/School No. 1101) and Megan Bankston (So., Gulfport/Gulfport) picked up two wins each for the Lady Bulldogs (1-3).


They teamed together to win their No. 1 doubles match 9-7. Lopareva won her No.1 singles match in straight sets, while Bankston staged a comeback from down a set.


She rallied to win 4-6, 6-4, 10-6.


The Lady Bulldogs return to action Tuesday when they travel to Jones. First serves in Ellisville are set for 2 p.m.


Team: Hinds 6, Gulf Coast 3


No. 1: Margarita Lopareva-Megan Bankston (GC) def. Paula Gutierrez-Danna Gonzales (HCC) 9-7

No. 2: Madison Curtis-Aryelle Waters (HCC) def. Chloe Fell-Destiny Davis (GC) 8-1


No. 1: Lopareva (GC) def. Gutierrez 6-3, 6-2

No. 2: Bankston (GC) def. Gonzalez 4-6, 6-4, 10-6

No. 3: Curtis (HCC) def. Davis 6-0, 6-0

No. 4: Waters (HCC) def. Fell 6-1, 6-2

No. 5: Anna Hayden Taylor (HCC) def. Ivy Savell 6-0, 6-0


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