Reid Cudd netted Mississippi Gulf Coast's only point Monday in an 8-1 loss at Meridian.
The Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1 MACJC) battled the flu and injuries against one of the top teams in the state.
Cudd (Fr, Wiggins/Stone) won his No. 6 singles match 6-2, 6-3 over Will Irvin. He and Brett Bowen (So, Oxford/Oxford) narrowly lost their No. 3 doubles match to Noah James and John Champion 9-8 (6).
Gulf Coast returns to action Thursday when Hinds visits the MGCCC Tennis Complex. Matches start at 1 p.m.
Team: Meridian 8, Gulf Coast 1
No. 1: Pimenta (Meridian) def. Bell 6-2, 6-2
No. 2: Goncalves (Meridian) def. Murphy, walkover
No. 3: Swindoll (Meridian) def. Rowell 6-4, 6-3
No. 4: Shinall (Meridian) def. Tippen 6-2, 7-6 (0)
No. 5: James (Meridian) def. Bowen 6-1, 6-1
No. 6: Cudd (MGCCC) def. Will Irvin 6-2, 6-3
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