Dodgers fall at the nets

MARSHALLTOWN — The Fort Dodge girls tennis team picked up a pair of victories against Marshalltown on Monday.

The Dodgers dropped a 9-2 decision to the Bobcats.

Kathryn Cochrane prevailed in her singles match, 6-2 and 6-0, and also teamed with Ellie White to post a straight-set victory in doubles, 7-5 and 6-1.

The FDSH tandems of Lizzie Baker and Brooke Erickson, along with Daisha McDonald and Brianna Galvan, came up just short in their matches, falling 10-5 and 12-10 in third-set tiebreakers, respectively.

“It was an outstanding effort by our girls,” Dodger head coach Tim Johnson said. “We were close in a number of matches and very competitive. This was by far the best we’ve played from top to bottom all year.”

Augusta Cook and Jessica Jordison were junior varsity winners for FDSH.

The Dodgers to action on Tuesday at Johnston.