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Co-Lin Lady Wolves tennis upsets No. 23 Meridian Community College

Freshman Katy Clark won a third set tiebreaker to give the No. 25 Co-Lin Lady Wolves a 5-4 win over the No. 23 Meridian Community College Lady Eagles yesterday. Clark defeated Rachel Sollie 5-7, 6-4, 10-8 give Co-Lin the win. The Lady Wolves (5-2) host Jones County Friday beginning at 11 a.m. The match was originally scheduled for Thursday, but was postponed due to inclement weather.

“It was a huge win,” said Co-Lin tennis coach Brenda Smith. “Katy (Clark) won a third set tiebreaker 10-8 to secure the win. This hotly contested team match saw three third set tiebreakers with us winning two as Ashlyn Locke rebounded from losing the first set 6-1 to win the second and the tiebreaker 10-6. The goal of any team is to improve and develop throughout the season and this team continues down that path.”

In doubles action, the No. 1 doubles team of Ximena Daza and Carmen Manicea defeated Julia McCarty and Amanda Lowery 8-1 and Katy and Kara Clark took care of Kennedy Rodriguez-Rachel Sollie 8-5 at No. 2.

The Lady Wolves won three of six singles matches. Daza defeated McCarty 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1, Katy Clark took care of Wolfe 5-7, 6-4, 10-8 at No. 3, and Locke defeated Mitchell 1-6, 6-4, 10-7.

Doubles:

No. 1 — Daza-Manicea (CL) def. McCarty-Lowery (MCC) 8-1.

No. 2 — Clark-Clark (CL) def. Rodriguez-Sollie (MCC) 8-5.

No. 3 — Mitchell-Baksh (MCC) def. Locke-Bergeron (CL) 8-0.

Singles:

No. 1 — Ximena Daza (CL) def. Julia McCarty (MCC) 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2 — Kennedy Rodriguez (MCC) def. Carmen Manicea (CL) 6-3, 6-0.

No. 3 — Katy Clark (CL) def. Rachel Sollie (MCC) 5-7, 6-4, 10-8.

No. 4 — Amanda Lowery (MCC) def. Kara Clark (CL) 3-6, 6-3, 10-7.

No. 5 — Ashlyn Locke (CL) def. Katherine Mitchell (MCC) 1-6, 6-4, 10-6.

No. 6 — Kelsea Baksh (MCC) def. Madison Franklin (CL) 7-5, 7-5.