Lady Bulldog netters beat Battle, fall to Hickman.

The Rolla High School girls' tennis team split a pair of dual meets to open its season on Thursday, defeating Columbia Battle 6-3 and falling to Columbia Hickman 2-7.

According to RHS coach Cody Kennedy individual scores were not available.

Rolla is scheduled to host a third Columbia school, Rock Bridge, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Ber Juan Park tennis courts.