The No. 21 ranked Barton Community College women's tennis team won the top spots in Friday's dual with NCAA Division II Colorado Christian University but lost the match 6-3 at windy Great Bend's Veteran's Memorial Park tennis courts. The Lady Cougars drop to 2-4 on the season with their next match scheduled for Saturday, March 24, in a 2:00 p.m. first serve at Tabor College.
The No. 1 doubles tandem of Neus Torregrosa and Sarah Hammer got the Lady Cougars off to a good start with an 8-2 victory over CCU's Julianne Soler and Maddie Anderson but the other two doubles squads came up short in 8-3 and 8-5 losses.
Torregrosa and Hammer also accounted for the lone singles victories as the No. 9 ranked Torregrosa nearly scored a shutout with a 6-1, 6-0, win over Ryanne Ritchey while Hammer outlasted Anderson in the No. 2 slot 6-4, 6-3.
#1 Doubles: Neus Torregrosa and Sarah Hammer (BCC) def Julianne Soler and Maddie Anderson (CCU) 8-2
#2 Doubles: Shai Cartmill and Jenna Groene (BCC) lost to Ryanne Ritchey and Taylor Westrom (CCU) 8-3
#3 Doubles: Ksenija Dmitrovic and Thamires Lima (BCC) lost to Kelli Stinchcomb and Sarah Jane Schott (CCU) 8-5
#1 Singles: #9 Neus Torregrosa (BCC) def Ryanne Ritchey (CCU) 6-1, 6-0
#2 Singles: Sarah Hammer (BCC) def Maddie Anderson (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
#3 Singles: Ksenija Dmitrovic (BCC) lost to Taylor Westrom (CCU) 7-5, 6-2
#4 Singles: Shai Cartmill (BCC) lost to Kelli Stinchcomb (CCU) 6-4, 6-3
#5 Singles: Jenna Groene (BCC) lost to Brooklyn Mailey (CCU) 8-6
#6 Singles: Thamires Lima (BCC) lost to Sarah Jane Schott (CCU) 8-1