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Mom Brigade gets the points in 7-2 setback

Teresa Downey unloads a forehand during her 6-0, 6-0 victory.
Teresa Downey unloads a forehand during her 6-0, 6-0 victory.

SBCC dropped a 7-2 decision to Ventura in a WSC women's tennis match on Thursday at Pershing Park.

The Mom Brigade – 46-year-old Teresa Downey and 47-year-old Monica Kunz – scored the points for Santa Barbara (2-7, 2-5). Downey, a mother of two, blanked Yannick Garcia 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and continued to show that she's the player to beat in the WSC.

Kunz, who has three children, showed great improvement from her first match with Dania Haucuja, a 2½ hour marathon that Kunz won in two tiebreakers. Kunz won again on Thursday by scores of 6-4, 6-1.

Ventura improved to 6-4 and 4-2.

SBCC hosts Antelope Valley on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Singles
1. Teresa Downey, SBCC, def. Yannick Garcia 6-0, 6-0
2. Jessica Moore, VC, def. Gabriela McDaniel 6-1, 6-2
3. Monica Kunz, SBCC, def. Dania Huacuja 6-4, 6-1
4. Karissa Coronel, VC, def. Kenzie Usher 6-2, 6-1
5. Georgia Farrar, VC, def. Sophie Fink 6-2, 6-1
6. Brianna Rutan, VC, def Lisa Van Dijk 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
1. Garcia/Moore, VC, def. Downey/Kunz 8-5
2. Huacuja/Rutan, VC, def. McDaniel/Usher 9-7
3. Coronel/Farrar, VC, def. Fink/Van Dijk  8-0