Tornado fall to Limestone

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University women's tennis team played their second straight home duel match on Saturday against Limestone College. The Saints earned their seventh Conference Carolinas win with the 7-2 victory.

At No. 1 doubles, Naomi Reyes and Mariana Hosomi took a narrow 9-8 win over Paige Palinkas and Jessica Reyes Varela. However, the Saints (12-6, 7-1 CC) took the No. 2 doubles match 8-1 and the No. 3 doubles match by default.

In singles play, Hosomi was victorious again as she defeated Reyes Varela 7-6, 4-6, 10-5. Nevertheless, Limestone took the other singles matches in straight sets to take the 7-2 win over King (0-14, 0-8 CC).

The Tornado will be in action again on Monday when they travel to Pfeiffer University. The duel match is scheduled to start at 2:00 p.m.