WTen: Lee’s battle guides Vaqueros to 7th consecutive win

Zionne Lee won a 3-hour, 20-minute marathon over Bailey Sindle 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-5 to give SBCC a 4-2 lead in Thursday’s WSC women’s tennis match at Ventura and the Vaqueros went on to post a 6-3 victory.

After Ventura (6-6, 3-4) took the No. 1 doubles, Amanda Berke and Edda von Hodenberg clinched the win with an 8-5 decision in the No. 3 doubles. Lee and Tess Kolkman rallied to win at No. 2 doubles 8-5 after trailing 5-0 to cap off a tough victory that lasted nearly five hours. Kolkman is perfect on the year – 7-0 in singles and 6-0 in doubles.

The Vaqueros (7-2, 6-1) won their seventh in a row to keep pace with Glendale atop the WSC standings. Maddie Seeds, Kolkman and Berke posted straight-set wins in singles.

The Vaqueros travel to Antelope Valley for a 2 p.m. match on Tuesday.

1. Yannick Garcia, VC, def. Marcela Massaglia 6-2, 6-0
2. Maddie Seeds, SBCC, def. Katy Scheck 6-4, 6-2
3. Tess Kolkman, SBCC, def. Jia Wiebe 6-2, 6-3
4. Zionne Lee, SBCC, def. Bailey Sindle 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-5
5. Candace Nito, VC, def. Gabriela McDaniel 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
6. Amanda Berke, SBCC, def. Chelsea Peterson 6-1, 6-0

1. Garcia/Sindle, VC, def. Massaglia/Seeds 8-4
2. Kolkman/Lee, SBCC, def. Scheck/Wiebe 8-5
3. Berke/Edda von Hodenberg, SBCC, def. Nito/Cristina Ortiz 8-5