The Madison Lady Bulldogs tennis team ran into a rough portion of their schedule this week. The Mitchell Kernels beat Madison 9-0 on Tuesday at the Madison High School tennis courts.
On Monday, the Lady Bulldogs dropped two matches at the Brandon Valley Triangular. Brandon Valley raced past the Lady Bulldogs 9-0 while the Yankton Gazelles topped Madison 8-1.
The only win for the Lady Bulldogs came at No. 1 singles, where Evelyn Graham beat Lauren Gillis 10-2.
Madison's No. 1 doubles team of Graham and Emily Van Liere fell 10-8 in a heartbreaker to Nora Krajewski and Gillis.
Madison's duo of Bella Maxwell and Savanah Shipley, playing at No. 2 doubles, also lost a close match to Frannie Kouri and Kayla Marsh 11-9.
Madison will host Vermillion in a 3 p.m. match at the MHS tennis courts on Thursday.