Bobcats snatch 5-3 win at Dowagiac

By By SCOTT NOVAK / Niles Daily Star
Visiting Brandywine rallied from a 3-0 deficit on Thursday to edge the Dowagiac girls' tennis team in non-conference play, 5-3.
The match was rescheduled from Tuesday.
Dowagiac (1-4) swept the first three singles matches, dominating the Lady Bobcats.
Brandywine, however, won closes matches at No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles and then continued on with a sweep of the doubles matches to post the victory.
The Lady Bobcats are now 2-0 on the season.
Brandywine…5
Dowagiac……3
Singles: 1. Lisa Rubino (D) d. Jenny Zellman, 6-1, 6-3; 2. Barbara Laing (D) d. Amanda Hancock, 6-1, 6-1; 3. Ashley Urbanski (D) d. Jenny Cowen, 6-1, 7-5; 4. Amy Konopinski (B) d. Ann O'Keefe, 6-2, 6-4
Doubles: 1. Christine Dvorak/Bethany Daniel (B) d. Kristine Swisher/Heather Scanlon, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4; 2. Lisa Konopinski/Kristen Peters (B) d. Amelia First/Lauren Wittorp, 7-6, 6-3; Amber Valentine/Ashley Valentine (B) d. Tiffany Harris/Melissa Recla, 6-0, 6-1; 4. Nikki Cooper/Courtney Schlutt (B) d. Brittany Fine/Taylor Townsend, 6-1, 6-3

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