No. 14 MGCCC downs No. 15 JCJC

No. 14 MGCCC downs No. 15 JCJC

No. 14 Mississippi Gulf Coast got back on the winning track against another nationally ranked team Monday, edging No. 15 Jones County 5-4 in Ellisville.

 

Brett Bowen (So, Oxford/Oxford) won a third-set tiebreaker in No. 6 singles 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 over Luke Armstrong.

 

The Bulldogs improved to 14-4 overall and 10-2 in MACJC play.

 

Gulf Coast plays its last regular-season match Wednesday at Hinds. Matches begin at 2 p.m. in Raymond.

 

The MACJC/Region 23 Tournament is being played at the MGCCC Tennis Complex April 19-22.

Results

Team: MGCCC 5, Jones County 4

Doubles

No. 1: Taquel Lewis-Diego Leal (JCJC) def. Travis Bell-John Murphy 8-6

No. 2: Noah Tippen-Noah Rowell (MGCCC) def. Chase Pennington-Brandon McCary 8-5

No. 3: Reid Cudd-Brett Bowen (MGCCC) def. Jacob Bozeman-Luke Armstrong 9-7

Singles

No. 1: Bell (MGCCC) def. Lewis 6-3, 6-2

No. 2: Leal (JCJC) def. Murphy 6-3, 6-4

No. 3: Pennington (JCJC) def. Tippen 6-0, 6-2

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

No. 5: Cudd (MGCCC) def. McCary 6-3, 6-2

No. 6: Bowen (MGCCC) def. Armstrong 6-3, 4-6, 10-8

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