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Downey suffers first WSC loss in semifinals

Monica Kunz, left, and Teresa Downey lost a 3-setter in the doubles quarterfinals of the WSC Tournament. They previously qualified for the State Tournament.
Monica Kunz, left, and Teresa Downey lost a 3-setter in the doubles quarterfinals of the WSC Tournament. They previously qualified for the State Tournament.

SBCC's Teresa Downey dropped her first WSC women's tennis match on Saturday, losing to Mary Ashmore of Santa Monica 6-4, 6-3 in the semifinals of the WSC Tournament at Ventura College.

Downey, the No. 1 seed, had her 10-match win streak snapped. She's 9-1 in WSC matches and 10-2 on the year. She previously qualified for the State Tournament in both singles and doubles.

Downey and Monica Kunz lost a tough quarterfinal in doubles to Meg Mooradian/Ashley Sumudio of Glendale 6-4, 2-6, 10-4.

The State Tournament will take place at the historic Ojai Tournament on April 24-27.