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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

DCSD Faculty Art Show goes through Nov. 1

It is easy to see the creativity of Douglas County School District students. It is often on display in the art that graces the walls and display cases of our schools. This month, however, is a chance to see the skill and the passion of the art teachers behind it all.

 

Last spring she was one of only eight teachers to be honored with the Freddie G award. The award came with a trip to New York for master classes taught by industry professionals. She also led a trip to Sacramento for the Junior Theater Festival with seven of her students. To top it off she was given a $5000 grant for the school’s theater program. She plans on using the money to build a technical theater learning lab with the help of her students.

Kim working with a student

The award wasn't a surprise to anyone at Rocky Heights Middle School except for Kim Chlumsky herself.