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October 27, 2020

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Doubles Julia Smallcombe-Olivia Barnes and Ellie Nickel-Libby Frazier winners

Tennis team loses to Archbold 3-2

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The Bluffton girls tennis team lost a 3-2 nailbiter to visiting Archbold Saturday afternoon.

The close defeat dropped the Lady Pirate record to 3-9 this season.

The Pirate girls won both doubles matches, but lost all three singles bouts. 

Bluffton seniors Julia Smallcombe and Olivia Barnes combined for a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 victory at first doubles.

Pirate juniors Ellie Nickel and Libby Frazier teamed up to win 6-3, 6-4 at second doubles. 

Freshmen Brooke Camper and Caitlyn Couch lost two-setters at first and second singles, respectively. Senior Pearl Lewandowski dropped a 7-5, 6-1 decision at third doubles.

Bluffton is scheduled to host St. Marys Monday, September 21. They then visit Van Wert Sept. 22, and host LCC Sept. 23.