CARROLLTON, Ga. - The West Georgia Wolves returned to the competition courts on Friday in Pensacola, Fla., taking on one of the top programs in the nation in Gulf South Conference action, falling to the 12th-ranked West Florida Argonauts. In the afternoon session, the Wolves took on the Delta State Lady Statesmen, losing 7-2 in more GSC play from Pensacola. The Wolves fell again on Saturday, losing 6-3 to Christian Brothers, followed by a 7-2 loss to Valdosta State on Sunday.
The Wolves' victory in the first contest came in No. 3 doubles, with Bailey McCammon and Meg Cummings winning in a dramatic, 8-6 victory. McCammon pushed Isabella Calves of UWF in No. 6 singles, winning 6-2 before losing 6-1 in the second set and 10-7 in the tiebreak. Cummings lost in No. 5 singles to Lais Bicca, 6-1 and 6-0.
In No. 1 doubles, Jordan England and Brooke Kane faced off with Bicca and Ines Nicault, falling 8-0. England and Kane both lost in straight sets in No. 1 and No. 2 singles, with England losing the No. 1 flight to Nicault and Kane falling to Samantha Echevarria in the No. 2 flight.
Sara Watson won three games in No. 3 singles on the day, falling 6-1 and 6-2 to Diana Vlad. That same pair faced off in No. 2 doubles competition as well, with Vlad and Echevarria besting Watson and Gabby Chanthaphaeng by an 8-1 score. Chanthaphaeng lost in No. 4 singles to Heather Mixon by a 6-1, 6-1 score.
The Wolves took on Delta State in the afternoon in a match highlighted by a solid doubles win in the No. 2 flight, followed by a retirement from a singles match by one of those players winning for the Wolves in doubles play. Jordan England and Brooke Kane teamed up to take down Delta State's Jemina Sorman and Iona Deroode by an 8-4 total. England then lost 6-0 in the first set of No. 3 singles against Nathalia Sato, then retired in the second set while trailing 4-0. Kane lost 6-1, 6-1 to Charlotte le Flohic in No. 2 singles.
Senior Sara Watson had the other win on the afternoon, taking No. 1 singles with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Sorman. Watson and No. 1 doubles partner Gabby Chanthaphaeng lost 8-6 against Delta State. That was the same score for Bailey McCammon and Meg Cummings in No. 3 doubles, falling 8-6 to Nathalia Stelzer and Sara Nash. Chanthaphaeng had a hard-fought loss in No. 4 singles, losing 7-6 in the first set, then winning 6-2 in the second before falling by a 10-7 score in the tiebreak.
Against Christian Brothers on Saturday, senior Gabby Chanthaphaeng did not lose a set in defeating Melody Mays in No. 4 singles play. The same was for McCammon, who won 6-2, 6-3 over Brittany Weathersby in No. 6 singles. The No. 2 doubles team of Jordan England and Brooke Kane was the third win of the day, defeating Judit Aubits and Meg Mattis.
Facing Valdosta State on Sunday, McCammon was the story again, coming from behind to win in No. 6 singles, her third victory of the weekend. She lost the first set 6-1, then turned the tables with a 6-1 win in the second set. In the tiebreak, McCammon took the match with a 10-7 victory. Meg Cummings, playing in No. 5 singles, was the second winner on the day, beating Taylor Vinge 6-2, 6-2.
The Wolves will have two more matches in the regular season, taking on Georgia Southwestern on Thursday afternoon, followed by a battle with Central Alabama Community College next Tuesday.