Arroyo Grande High’s doubles team of Delanie Dunkle and Mary Waterman won the league title at the PAC 8 girls tennis finals Friday at Templeton Tennis Ranch.
Dunkle and Waterman defeated San Luis Obispo’s team of Sami Good and Maddie Handy 6-0, 6-0, to earn a spot in the CIF-Southern Sectionals on Nov. 23 in Carpinteria. Good and Handy also advanced to the sectionals.
San Luis Obispo High put a singles player and two doubles teams into the semifinals.
In addition to Good and Hand, Amberly Clark and McKenzie Berkshire reached the semis, along with Jenny Zakaria in singles.
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Atascadero’s Nicoline Breytenbach lost to top seed Claire Bouquet of St. Joseph, 6-2, 6-2, in the singles final. Both players advanced to the sectionals.
Breytenbach, the No. 2 seed in singles play, defeated No. 3 seed Kate Hardisty of Righetti in the semifinals. Breytenbach didn’t drop a game in her first two wins at the tournament.
Zakaria, the No. 5 seed, lost to Bouquet in the semis. Zakaria knocked off the No. 4 seed Erika Egg of Arroyo Grande 6-3, 6-1, on Thursday to reach the semifinals.
In doubles play, the No. 1-seeded team of Dunkle and Waterman lost only two games in two matches in reaching the semis, where they defeated Berkshire and Clark, the league’s No. 4 seed.
Good and Handy, the No. 3 seed, defeated Julianne Ortega and Julianna Brunello of St. Joseph in the semifinals, after beating San Luis Obispo’s Alorah Towne and Riley Quinn 6-2, 7-6 (2) in the quarterfinals Thursday.