Dowagiac tennis teams falls to Bridgman

Dowagiac was defeated by host Bridgman Friday 6-2 in a non-conference girls tennis match. Seen here in action from April 11 is Brittany Malin who is playing No. 4 singles for the Chieftains. (Leader file photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

Dowagiac was defeated by host Bridgman Friday 6-2 in a non-conference girls tennis match. Seen here in action from April 11 is Brittany Malin who is playing No. 4 singles for the Chieftains. (Leader file photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

BRIDGMAN — The Dowagiac tennis team was defeated by host Bridgman Friday 6-2.

The Chieftains were swept by the Bee in the singles flights.

Dowagiac was able to split the doubles flights, winning at No. 3 and No. 4.

Lexi Chorba and Ally Hale defeated Sidney Melton and Raegan Yerington at No. 3 doubles 6-4 and 6-1.

Arissa Geegan and Cosie Mueller won by forfeit.

The Chieftains were also involved in a three-set match at No. 1 singles.

Kaley Brogan and Kelly Rafferty fell to Morgan Dobbins and Kennedy Melton 4-6, 6-3 and 10-8.

 

BRIDGMAN 6, DOWAGIAC 2

At Bridgman

Singles

1. Becca Stemm (B) d. Luda Dickson-French 6-2, 6-0; 2. Gabby Badger (B) d. Mary Bonomo 6-3, 6-3; 3. Abby Steffrey (B) d. Micaela Ruff 6-3, 6-2; Camille Bauer (B) d. Brittany Malin 6-0, 6-0

 

Doubles

1. Morgan Dobbins-Kennedy Melton (B) d. Kaley Brogan and Kelly Rafferty 4-6, 6-3, 10-8; 2. Payton Yerington-Celeste Golland (B) d. Hailee Green-Mackenzie Brooks 6-4, 6-4; 3. Lexi Chorba-Ally Hale (D) d. Sidney Melton-Raegan Yerington 6-4, 6-1; 4. Arissa Geegan-Cosi Mueller (D) won by forfeit.

Varsity record: Dowagiac 0-2.

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