SBCC’s Tyler Bunderson upset No. 10 Mar Burgueno in three sets on Thursday to reach the Round of 32 in the CCCAA State Women’s Tennis Championships at the Ojai Tournament.
Bunderson, a sophomore from Santa Ynez High, had a first-round bye, then rallied past Burgueno 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 at Buena High in Ventura. She’ll take on No. 7 Diviana Bravo of Cerritos on Friday in an 8 a.m. Round of 32 match at Buena.
Laura Berther defeated Erin Cline of Folsom Lake 6-4, 6-1, then fell to Danielle Garrido of San Diego Mesa 6-1, 6-1. Garrido is the defending state champion and No. 2 seed in the South.
Paige Jensen and Josephine Pulver had a first-round bye in doubles. They stunned the 12 seed from the North, Mieka Huizinga/Lina Nguyen of De Anza, 7-6, 6-4.
Jensen/Pulver are 12-2 on the year. They’ll take on No. 4 Joanna Colin/Jackie Melkonian of Saddleback in the Round of 32 on Friday at Ventura College at 12:30 p.m.
The Vaquero duo of Bunderson and Julianna Adelman cruised past Kaela Benintende/Erica Childs of Grossmont 6-2, 6-0 in the first round. Then they ran into the top seed from the North, Ana Hinojosa and Joelle Huelse of Canada, and were eliminated 6-0, 6-1.