BELLEVILLE, Ill. — The Westminster Blue Jays dropped both duals Saturday in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
The fourth-seeded Blue Jays lost 5-0 in the semifinals against top-seeded Principia, then lost 9-0 to third-seeded Webster in the consolation match.
No. 2 Greenville defeated Webster 5-1 in the other semifinal. Principia then defeated Greenville 5-0 to claim the conference tournament title.
In doubles play against Principia, Aiden Petterson and Giovanni Strickland lost 0-8 at No. 1, while Cooper Pennington and Brandon Rettke lost 1-8 at No. 2. Westminster only had four player in the dual, forfeiting the No. 3 doubles match.
Because Westminster also forfeit at Nos. 5 and 6 singles, Principia clinched the match by default.
In the consolation match, Petterson and Strickland lost 1-8 and Pennington and Rettke lost 0-8.
In singles play against Webster, Pennington lost 3-6, 1-6 at No. 1, Strickland lost 0-6, 0-6 at No. 2, Petterson lost 2-6, 3-6 at No. 3 and Rettke lost 3-6, 4-6 at No. 4 for the Blue Jays.
Westminster finishes the season with a 1-7-1 record.