No. 13 Bulldogs beat No. 10 Meridian

No. 13 Bulldogs beat No. 10 Meridian

PERKINSTON — No. 13 Mississippi Gulf Coast came back in three pivotal singles matches Saturday to upset No. 10 Meridian 7-2 at the MGCCC Tennis Complex.


Austin Vos (Fr, Perth, Australia/Applecross), Evan Chubb (Fr, Biloxi/St. Patrick) and Reid Cudd (So, Wiggins/Stone) lost first sets but came back to win in third-set tiebreakers to propel the Bulldogs to their fourth win in as many days.


Gulf Coast also won against Copiah-Lincoln, Holmes and Itawamba during the streak to improve to 10-1. The Bulldogs are unbeaten in eight MACJC outings.


Travis Bell (So, Jackson/Calloway) also won a third-set tiebreaker at No. 1 singles, and John Murphy won in straight sets at No. 5.


Gulf Coast gets a day off before returning to the courts Monday when Wallace State-Hanceville visits Perkinston. First serve is at 1 p.m.


Team: MGCCC 7, Meridian 2


No. 1: Travis Bell-Austin Vos (GC) def. Lachlan Ivulich-Will Swindoll 8-0

No. 2: Marko Puric-Callan Shinall (MCC) def. John Murphy-Noah Rowell (GC) 8-3

No. 3: Evan Chubb-Reid Cudd (GC) def. Ethan Clampton-Max Mauney 8-5


No. 1: Bell (GC) def. Puric 7-5, 3-6, 10-4

No. 2: Vos (GC) def. Ivulich 1-6, 6-4, 11-9

No. 3: Murphy (GC) def. Zachery Presnall 6-2, 6-3

No. 4: Chubb (GC) def. Shinall 4-6, 6-4, 10-7

No. 5: Cudd (GC) def. Mauney 6-7, 7-6, 10-8

No. 6: Swindoll (MCC) def. Austin Moore 1-6, 6-0


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