Chieftain netters open season with loss to Wapak

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Bellefontaine’s girls tennis team opened the season with a 5-0 loss to host Wapakoneta on Wednesday in non-league action.

For the Chiefs, Madison Aldo lost at first singles 6-0, 6-0, Lindsay Stevenson fell at second singles 6-1, 6-1 and Khloie Slagle lost at third singles 6-1, 6-1.

At first doubles, Bellefontaine’s Gracie Beaverson and Sierra Bensman were defeated 6-3, 6-1, and at second doubles the pairing of Taryn Mullins and Na Lin fell 6-1, 6-3.

In junior varsity action, Gracie Middaugh and Shelbi Garrison each won in singles play. In doubles action, Garrison and Meng Wang lost 6-3.

Bellefontaine travels to Springfield Catholic Central on Monday for a non-league match.