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Ponderosa, Highlands Ranch secure third-place finishes in 5A Tennis Championships

DENVER – Both Ponderosa and Highlands Ranch High School students achieved third place finishes during the recent 5A Colorado Girls Tennis Championships.

Ponderosa freshman Claire Cox beat Denver East senior Kaye Johnson to secure her third-place finish in the No. 3 singles competition (4-6, 6-0, 6-3).

Meanwhile in the No. 1 doubles competition, Highlands Ranch seniors Brooke Jacks and Nicole Eiten took third-place by defeating Arapahoe High School’s team of senior Abigail Kruz and freshman Natalie Sloboth (6-3, 6-2).
 

Team Results 5A
8 – Ponderosa High School
9 – Highlands Ranch High School
11 – Mountain Vista High School
14 – Rock Canyon High School (six way tie)

May 18, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities, High School Education

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