By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team lost 5-4 to regionally ranked Millsaps College on Friday.
The Lady Hawks drop to 5-3 on the season while the Majors improve to 6-3. Millsaps is ranked 15th in the Atlantic South Region by the ITA.
In singles play, the Lady Hawks took the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 5 positions. Dusty Catala (No. 1) took a 7-5, 6-1 win and Tabor (No. 5) won 6-3, 6-3.
Josie Waddell (No. 2) won in three sets. Waddell dropped her set 1-6, but followed with a 6-2 second set and 6-1 third set.
The Lady Hawks host USA South rival Maryville on Saturday. Match time is set for 10 a.m.
No. 1: Dusty Catala (HC) def. Jordyn Kanak (MC) 7-5, 6-1
No. 2: Josie Waddell (HC) def. Rachel Beck (MC) 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Mary Claiborne-Sharp (MC) def. Mariah Bastos (HC) 6-4, 6-3
No. 4: Reya Hayek (MC) def. Caroline McBroom (HC) 6-0, 7-6
No. 5: Heather Tabor (HC) def. Tori Barbier (MC) 6-3, 6-3
No. 6: Natalie Toups (MC) def. Virginia Gaston (HC) 6-1, 6-0
No. 1: Beck-Kanak (MC) def. Zoya Robinson – Waddell (HC) won by retirement
No. 2: Maggie Dabadie – Barbier (MC) def. Bastos – Catala (HC) 8-2
No. 3: Tabor-Waring (HC) def. Hayek-Toups (MC) 8-5