No. 16 Mississippi Gulf Coast defeated Hinds 7-2 in a women's tennis match Thursday on the road in Raymond.
The Lady Bulldogs improved to 12-2, 8-1 MACJC.
Megan Bankston (Fr, Gulfport/Gulfport), Tierney Holmes (Fr, Greenwood/Greenwood), Jillianne Craft (So, Gulfport/St. Patrick) and Jenna Lyons (So, Pascagoula/Pascagoula) won their singles and doubles matches to claim six of the points for Gulf Coast.
The Bulldogs return to action Saturday with a big showdown at No. 10 Meridian. The first serves are set for noon.
MGCCC's final home match will be Wednesday when Copiah-Lincoln visits the MGCCC Tennis Complex. Fans are encouraged to bring two canned goods for a food drive to benefit Our Daily Bread, a Stone County food pantry that assists families in need.
Team: MGCCC 7, Hinds 2
No. 1: Buie (GC) def. Varon-Diaz 6-3, 3-6, 10-7
No. 2: Lopareva (GC) def. Gutierrez 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: Holmes (GC) def. Warren 6-1, 6-0
No. 4: Curtis (HCC) def. Bankston 6-4, 7-6 (4)
No. 5: Lyons (GC) def. Olivia White 6-1, 6-1
No. 6: Craft (GC) def. Taylor 6-4, 6-1
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