Dowagiac tennis gets first victory
The Dowagiac tennis team defeated short-handed Eau Claire 7-1 in a non-conference match at the Dowagiac Middle School courts Friday.
The Chieftains won two out of the three singles matches that were contested on the court and the lone doubles match.
The Beavers forfeited at No. 4 singles as well as No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 doubles.
The Chieftains will host Edwardsburg in a Wolverine Conference match at 4 p.m. Wednesday and then host Berrien Springs in a non-conference match Friday.
DOWAGIAC 7, E. CLAIRE 1
1. Luda Dickson-French (D) d. Eau Claire 6-4, 6-3; 2. Mary Bonomo (D) d. Samantha Scott 5-7, 6-4, 6-4; 3. Emily Temple (EC) d. Micaela Ruff 6-8, 6-4, 10-8; 4. Brittany Malin (D) won by default.
1. Kaley Brogan-Kelly Rafferty (D) d. Eau Claire 6-0, 6-1; 2. Hailey Green-MacKenzie Brooks (D) won by default; 3. Lexi Chorba-Ally Hale (D) won by default; 4. Arissa Geegan-Cosi Mueller (D) won by default.