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SBCC beats defending state champion Cerritos, 6-3

Julianna Adelman, a sophomore from Nordhoff High in Ojai, won in singles and doubles on Saturday, improving to 7-3 in singles. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)
Julianna Adelman, a sophomore from Nordhoff High in Ojai, won in singles and doubles on Saturday, improving to 7-3 in singles. (Photo by Ken Sciallo / Sevilla Photography)

SBCC won the last four singles to take a 4-2 lead on Saturday, then took two of three doubles sets to knock off defending state champion Cerritos 6-3 at Pershing Park.

The Vaqueros (7-4) have won two in a row and five of their last seven. The Falcons fell to 7-4.

Tyler Bunderson, Julianna Adelman, Paige Jensen and Natasha Fleischer won at Nos. 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles. Bunderson outlasted Danielle Pastor 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-4. Adelman won 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 to improve to 7-3 on the year.

Cerritos won the No. 1 doubles to close to 4-3 before the Vaqueros claimed the No. 2 and 3 doubles with Bunderson/Adelman winning 8-5 at No. 2 and Jensen/Josephine Pulver prevailing 8-2 at No. 3.

The Vaqueros travel to Bakersfield for a WSC match on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Singles
1. Petra Such, CC, def. Laura Berther 7-5, 6-2
2. Diviana Bravo, CC, def. Lesly Zapata De Lira 6-1, 6-2
3. Tyler Bunderson, SBCC, def. Danielle Pastor 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-4
4. Julianna Adelman, SBCC, def. Liz Aceves 6-3, 6-3
5. Paige Jensen, SBCC, def. Mona Navalta 7-5, 7-6 (5)
6. Natasha Fleischer, SBCC, def. Mary Navalta 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
1. Such/Bravo, CC, def. Berther/Zapata De Lira 8-2
2. Bunderson/Adelman, SBCC, def. Pastor/Aceves 8-5
3. Jensen/Josephine Pulver, SBCC, def. Mona Navalta/Mary Navalta 8-2