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Ponderosa, Mountain Vista claim state titles in 5A Girls Tennis

DENVER - DCSD claimed two state titles during the 5A State Girls Tennis Championships at the Gates Tennis Center on May 13.

Mountain Vista's doubles team of Ashlen Grote and Amanda Pruitt won the #1 Doubles divisions, while Ponderosa's Clair Cox topped the #2 singles competition.

With these strong finishes, Mountain Vista came and in second and Ponderosa third place in the team competition.

Below are the highlights from the meet.

5A Girls Tennis State Championship
DCSD Participants

Overall Team Results
2 - Mountain Vista
3 - Ponderosa
12 - ThunderRidge
16 - Rock Canyon

#1 Singles
3 - Casey Zhong, Mountain Vista
4 - Veronika Bruetting, ThunderRidge

#2 Singles
1 - Claire Cox, Ponderosa
2 - Madi Allen, Mountain Vista

#3 Singles
3 - Sammy Bheemireddy, Mountain Vista

#1 Doubles
1 - Ashlen Grote/Amanda Pruitt, Mountain Vista
2 - Hunter Barker/Sydney Waite, Ponderosa

#3 Doubles
3 - Alyssa Lowe/Jenna Lowe, Ponderosa
4 - Tessa Murphy/Camille Antonsen, Mountain Vista

READ MORE: CHSAA Now's story on the 5A Girls Tennis Tournament

May 26, 2017 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities

District News

On February 9 the PACE Center hosted Portfolio Day for students like Sladovnik. It was an opportunity for critiques from working professional artists, and workshops. It culminates in the "Bright Futures" art exhibit - a showcase of selected work on display February 16-27.

Last month, the Board of Education passed a resolution tasking the Superintendent to convene a task force inclusive of members of the general public and staff members. This task force will develop a survey for parents of students eligible for special education services and a survey for staff members who serve students eligible for special education services.

Board members sitting at the dais

CASTLE ROCK - On February 6, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education confirmed its commitment to begin the process of seeking approval from voters for additional local funding.

“Our children need a bond and mill levy override (MLO) to be passed in 2018, beyond any doubt,” said DCSD Board of Education President David Ray. “We want to move forward immediately with the necessary processes and collaboration with our community in order to finalize a formal funding package.”