BTen: Six local teams learn CIF tennis draws

League champions Santa Barbara High and Cate School headline six local schools that have reached the CIF postseason. The teams learned their CIF first-round opponents on Monday.

The Dons and Rams are each hosting matches on Wednesday.

Santa Barbara High is ranked No. 6 in Division 1 after a 14-2 regular season. The Dons open up against Culver City at 3 p.m.

For Cate, it’s the last playoff run for longtime coach Bob Bonning. He’s retiring from teaching this year and has coached the boys tennis team for the past 40 years.

The Rams, who won the Tri-Valley League title, host either Jordan or Fullerton on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Dos Pueblos, which finished second to Santa Barbara in the Channel League, received a first-round home match. The Chargers welcome Loyola to Goleta for a Division-1 clash.

San Marcos is the Channel League’s third team in the D1 bracket. The Royals are on the road at Westlake.

The top four seeds in Division 1 are Los Alamitos (1), Beverly Hills (2), Harvard Westlake (3) and University (4). [FULL DIVISION 1 BRACKET]

Bishop Diego and Laguna Blanca must play wild-card matches on Tuesday to reach Wednesday’s first round. The Cardinals host Marshall while the Owls travel north to Templeton.

CIF Tennis Schedule:

Tuesday
CIF D4 WILD CARD: Laguna Blanca at Templeton, 3 p.m.
CIF D5 WILD CARD: Marshall at Bishop Diego, 3 p.m.

Wednesday
CIF D1: Culver City at Santa Barbara, 3 p.m.
CIF D1: San Marcos at Westlake, 3 p.m.
CIF D1: Loyola at Dos Pueblos, 3 p.m.
CIF D3: WC Winner at Cate, 3 p.m.

Friday
Second-Round Matches

Monday, May 18
Quarterfinal Matches

Wednesday, May 20
Semifinal Matches

Friday, May 22
Championship Matches, at the Claremont Club

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