ECCC splits home conference matchesBy ECCC SPORTS INFORMATION,
The ECCC Lady Warriors picked up their second tennis win of the spring over visiting Itawamba Friday, March 9, with a 6-3 victory, while the Warriors fell to No. 20 ICC Indians 6-3.
“It was a solid team victory for the women without having the services of Gabby (No. 1 player Gabriela Gomez) for the second straight match,” said ECCC head coach Jay Pacelli. “The team really fought back after ICC played well in the doubles.”
In women’s doubles, ICC’s Bailey Gillentine/Kaitlyn Meadows beat EC’s Bethany Wellerman of Newton County Academy and Tatiana Quinonez 8-4. ICC’s Madison Mayhall/Caroline Ferguson defeated Alexis Tindall of Newton County Academy and Caylee Grace Yarborough, 8-1; and Julia Johnston and Sara Mazzella of Newton County Academy beat ICC’s Claire Ferguson/Lizbeth Jiminez, 8-5.
In the women’s singles, EC’s Wellerman beat Claire Ferguson, 6-2, 6-0.
ECCC drops matches to nationally-ranked Co-Lin
No. 17 Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves pulled out a 5-4 win iover ECCC Thursday. The No. 24 Co-Lin Lady Wolves earned a 6-3 win over the ECCC Lady Warriors.
In the women’s doubles matches, Kara Clark/Katy Clark beat EC’s Alexis Tindall of Newton County Academy and Caylee Grace Yarborough 8-2; and EC’s Julia Johnston and Sara Mazzella of Newton County Academy beat Faith Bergeron/Ashlyn Locke, 8-3.