FORT DODGE-The Central College women’s tennis team topped Iowa Conference foe Buena Vista 8-1 in Fort Dodge Sept.17.
The two teams battled rain and daylight in a meet that lasted nearly four hours.
The Dutch won two of the three doubles matches for the early advantage. Sophomores Angie Allgood and Megan Davis rolled at No. 1 in an 8-3 win. Anna Bowser and Ashlyn Huegel needed a tiebreaker, but scored a 9-8 win at No. 2. Buena Vista (3-5 overall, 2-5 conference) won 8-5 at No. 3.
Central won all six singles matches in straight sets. Allgood, Davis and Bowser dominated the top three spots, dropping a combined seven games. Allgood won 6-0, 6-2 at the top spot, while Davis won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 and Bowser won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3. Huegel needed an extra game in the second set, but scored the point at No. 4 with a 6-3, 7-5 win. Sarah Montgomery won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 5, while Katie Todd remained undefeated (7-0) on the season with a win at No. 6, 6-4, 6-3.
The Dutch improved to 6-1 overall, 3-1 conference.