Bow hands Gilford girls' tennis third loss of season

The Gilford High School girls' tennis team will head into the playoffs with a record of 11 wins, three losses and the fourth spot in Division III standings after losing to Bow on Thursday.
Gilford lost to Bow by the score of 8-1. The only Gilford player to score was second-seeded Charleyne Panner, who beat Nisha Naik 8 games to 2. 
Panner and Cheralynn Corsack, comprising Gilford's top doubles team, nearly earned a second point, losing to the doubles team of Naik/Sunday Swett in a tiebreaker. 
Gilford will host its first playoff game on Wednesday, against fifth-seeded Monadnock. If Gilford wins, the team will have a chance to seek revenge against the top-seeded Bow, which has a bye in the first round of elimination play.