PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast got a great test Thursday in an exhibition match against four-year William Carey.
The Bulldogs fell 9-0 to the Crusaders, who are ranked fourth in the NAIA rankings, at the MGCCC Tennis Complex.
Seth Macute (Fr., St Joseph's Nudgee College/Brisbane, Australia) and Wesley Fontaine (So., Biloxi/Biloxi) provided the highlights for the Bulldogs. They were edged in their No. 1 doubles match 6-4 by Daniil Klimov and Hugo Robuchon.
Macute to Dominik Fritsche to three sets in No. 2 singles, withdrawing with an injury.
Gulf Coast returns to MACJC action Saturday with a showdown against Jones at Perk. First serves are set for 11 a.m.
Team: William Carey 9, Gulf Coast 0
No. 1: Daniil Klimov-Hugo Robuchon (WC) def. Seth Macute-Wesley Fontaine 6-4
No. 2: Enzo Simon-Dominik Fritsche (WC) def. Reid Crow-Patrick Roth 6-0
No. 3: Akanit Pumjit-Atikan Juprang (WC) def. Serban Bonchis-Raymond Lam 6-0
No. 1: Klimov (WC) def. Bonchis 6-1, 6-0
No. 2: Fritsche (WC) def. Macute 6-4, 6-3, 0-6
No. 3: Simon (WC) def. Roth 6-0, 6-1
No. 4: Pumjit (WC) def. Fontaine 6-4, 6-3
No. 5: Robuchon (WC) def. Crow 6-4, 6-1
No. 6: Juprang (WC) def. Lam 6-0, 6-0
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Sports Information Director
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College