MARION — The Ada tennis team defeated previously unbeaten Marion Harding 3-2 on the road Friday evening.

Ada improved to    9-3 with the big victory, while MH fell to 9-1 with its first loss.

The top three Bulldog singles players each won their matches in straight sets to pave the way to the win.

Ada senior Cade Mullins improved to 9-1 with his first singles victory, while junior Isaac Spar ran his mark to 8-2. Miranda Wills improved to 8-3 with the decisive match victory at third singles.

"What an exciting win for us today over a talented, unbeaten opponent in Marion Harding," said head coach Cody Hurley.

"Cade, Isaac, and Miranda rebounded from tough matches and led the team to a big victory in their singles matches. Miranda played fearless, courageous tennis as she began her match with the team score knotted at 2-2."

Ada 3, Marion Harding 2
1. Cade Mullins (A) def. Hez Barron (MH) 6-0, 6-0
2. Isaac Spar (A) def. Dedie Adissem (MH) 6-2, 6-0
3. Miranda Wills (A) def. Daniel Stimson (MH) 6-3, 6-2

1D. Will Atkinson/Mikey Muetzel (MH) def. Gabe Hasan/Morgan Swick (A) 6-1, 6-0
2D. Nate Longstreth/Olivia Moodley (MH) def. Logan Conrad/Kendal Guagenti (A) 6-0, 6-0