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All six Bishop Lady Bronco tennis players who competed in the CIF individual playoffs Thursday at Bishop City Park earned a slot, ranging from first place to alternate.
Senior Madi Taylor took first place with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Kern Valley and a 6-1, 6-0 win over Mammoth. Taylor faced her teammate, Ashley Lee, for first, winning 6-4, 6-1.
Lee went up against Desert, winning in a tie-breaker, then went on to beat the number one seed in the league, 7-5, 6-2, which assured her a spot in the playoffs.
Katie Tanksley and Tessa Wright beat Mammoth, 6-2, 6-1, in doubles action followed by a 6-2, 7-4 win over Kern Valley. Tanksley/Wright finished in second place for the day after a loss to Desert, 6-2, 7-5.
Juli Guido and Bronwyn Stephenson finished in the third slot in doubles as the alternate for High Desert League.
â€śI would like to thank all the coaches and the girls from the other schools for their great sportsmanship,â€ť said coach Patty Cummings. â€śThey made it a pleasure to host the playoffs. Also, thanks to the City of Bishop Park crew for cleaning off the courts and for all the parents who brought food and water.â€ť