Lopareva, Bankston win twice

Lopareva, Bankston win twice

Mississippi Gulf Coast's Margarita Lopareva and Megan Bankston again won both her matches, but the Lady Bulldogs lost 6-3 at East Central on Thursday.

Lopareva (So., Moscow Russia/School No. 1101) teamed with Bankston (So., Gulfport/Gulfport) to defeat Ali Grace Walker and Josie Hurst 9-8 (7-4) in No. 1 doubles.

Lopareva won her No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-0 over Gabriela Gomez, and Bankston defeated Hurst 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2 singles.


Team: East Central 6, Gulf Coast 3


No. 1: Margarita Lopareva-Megan Bankston (GC) def. Ali Grace Walker-Josie Hurst, 9-8 (7-4)

No. 2: Gabriela Gomez-Kayla Baucum (EC) def. Destiny Davis-Chloe Fell, 8-1


No. 1: Lopareva (GC) def. Gomez, 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Bankston (GC) def. Hurst, 6-4, 6-1

No. 3: Alex Tindall (EC) def. Davis, 6-2, 6-1

No. 4: Walker (EC) def. Fell, 6-0, 6-0

No. 5: Bethany Wellerman (EC) def. Ivy Savell, 6-0, 6-0


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