PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast's Margarita Lopareva won two more matches, but the Lady Bulldogs fell 7-2 to East Central at the MGCCC Tennis Complex.
The sophomore from Moscow, Russia, beat Gabriela Gomez 7-5, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. She also teamed with Megan Bankston (So., Gulfport/Gulfport) to win 8-6 over Ali Grace Walker and Josie Hurst at No. 1 doubles.
Gulf Coast returns to action Monday when Iowa Central visits Perkinston for a match that was pushed back because of rainy weather. First serves are set for noon.
Team: East Central 7, Gulf Coast 2
No. 1: Lopareva (GC) def. Gomez, 7-5, 6-1
No. 2: Walker (EC) def. Bankston, 6-4, 6-2
No. 3: Alex Tindall (EC) def. Davis, 6-1, 6-0
No. 4: Hurst (EC) def. Fell, 6-0, 6-1
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