MGCCC men beat Faulkner 8-1

MGCCC men beat Faulkner 8-1

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast pounded Faulkner State 8-1 on Monday in men's tennis action.

 

Travis Bell (Fr, Jackson/Calloway) and John Murphy (Fr, Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen) won 8-1 at No. 1 singles, and both of them lost only two games in their respective singles matches.

 

Noah Tippen (So, Trussville, Ala./Hewitt-Trussville) and Noah Rowell (Fr, Wiggins/Stone) won their No. 2 singles match together, and their singles matches separately.

 

The Bulldogs (2-1) return to action Monday when they travel to Meridian.

Results

Team: MGCCC 7, Faulkner State 2

Doubles

No. 1: Travis Bell-John Murphy (MGCCC) def. Andri Li-Brandon Houston 8-1

No. 2: Noah Tippen-Noah Rowell (MGCCC) def. Robert Osborne-Jon Beadlescomb, 8-5

No. 3: Ross Kimble-Garrett Akridge (FSCC) def. Reid Cudd-Gage Switzer, 8-2

Singles

No. 1: Bell (MGCCC) def. Li 6-1, 6-1

No. 2: Murphy (MGCCC) def. Beadlescomb 6-0, 6-2

No. 3: Rowell (MGCCC) def. Osborne 6-2, 6-4

No. 4: Tippen (MGCCC) def. Kimble 6-1, 6-2

No. 5: Akridge (FSCC) def. James Estrada 6-3, 2-6 (5)

No. 6: Cudd (MGCCC) def. Luke Lyons 6-2, 6-0

 

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