Lopareva wins two more matches

Lopareva wins two more matches

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast's Margarita Lopareva won two more matches, but the Lady Bulldogs fell 7-2 to East Central at the MGCCC Tennis Complex.

The sophomore from Moscow, Russia, beat Gabriela Gomez 7-5, 6-1 in No. 1 singles. She also teamed with Megan Bankston (So., Gulfport/Gulfport) to win 8-6 over Ali Grace Walker and Josie Hurst at No. 1 doubles.

Gulf Coast returns to action Monday when Iowa Central visits Perkinston for a match that was pushed back because of rainy weather. First serves are set for noon.


Team: East Central 7, Gulf Coast 2


No. 1: Margarita Lopareva-Megan Bankston (GC) def. Ali Grace Walker-Josie Hurst, 8-6

No. 2: Gabriela Gomez-Kayla Baucum (EC) def. Destiny Davis-Chloe Fell, 8-0


No. 1: Lopareva (GC) def. Gomez, 7-5, 6-1

No. 2: Walker (EC) def. Bankston, 6-4, 6-2

No. 3: Alex Tindall (EC) def. Davis, 6-1, 6-0

No. 4: Hurst (EC) def. Fell, 6-0, 6-1

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