Tennis champs

Team members (front row, from left) Sky Stipanowich, Donna Blinn, Melissa Shanahan, Lu Putu Blake, Carmela de Brouwer, Petra Klane, Susan Dossett, (back row) Candace Kelly, team captain Vicki Levin and Fiona Corrigan celebrate their win. (Not pictured: Lori Keefe and Yun Ru)

The Pepperd i n e Crest B-1 Team won first place in its level of the Women’s Westside Tennis League, and commemorated the achievement at the end-of-season awards luncheon at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades May 30. The team is coached by Pepperdine University women’s tennis coach Gualberto Escudero. The local team earned the top spot out of the 16 teams in the league this season, which took place from September 2012 until April 2013.