It all came down to the No. 3 doubles on Tuesday in Bakersfield and SBCC prevailed for its second straight 5-4 women's tennis victory.
Maddie Mitchell and Julie Kollandsrud rallied past Kenzi Williamson/Brandi Borjon 8-6 for the deciding point at No. 3 doubles. The Vaqueros (4-1, 3-0 WSC) have won four straight and three of those have been 5-4 decisions.
Josephine Pulver, Pia Valtierra and Kollandsrud earned singles points at Nos. 3, 4 and 6. Pulver/Valtierra cruised to an 8-0 shutout in the No. 2 doubles, setting the stage for the dramatic finish by Mitchell/Kollandsrud.
The Vaqueros will travel to Canyons on Thursday at 2 p.m., then play four in a row at home starting Tuesday vs. Victor Valley.
1. Kayleen Sanchez, BC, def. Katelyn Peyvandi 6-4, 6-1
2. Serena Contreras, BC, def. Gabrielle Goss 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
3. Josephine Pulver, SBCC, def. Sophia Castillo 6-1, 6-0
4. Pia Valtierra, SBCC, def. Kenzi Williamson 6-2, 6-1
5. Brandi Borjon, BC, def. Maddie Mitchell 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
6. Julie Kollandsrud, SBCC, def. Chasidy Sotello 6-1, 6-0
1. Sanchez/Contreras, BC, def. Peyvandi/Goss 8-5
2. Pulver/Valtierra, SBCC, def. Castillo/Sotello 8-0
3. Mitchell/Kollandsrud, SBCC, def. Williamson/Borjon 8-6