AURORA | Another fantastic year of prep sports took place around Aurora in 2017, which was highlighted by a sweep of the Class 5A boys team and individual state golf championships. Here are some of the finest moments from the second half of a year that saw a combined 18 state championships plus 28 runner-up finishes for Aurora prep teams and individuals.
DENVER | The final day of the Class 5A boys state tennis tournament included a whole lot of mathematical possibilities for the Regis Jesuit boys tennis team. The Raiders went into Saturday’s championship round of the three-day tournament trailing Fairview by two points and Cherry Creek by with 17 potential points in front of them, with several different scenarios leading to their first state championship since 2010.
DENVER | Final team score and placing match results for the 2017 Class 5A boys state tennis tournament, which finished on Oct. 14, 2017, at the Gates Tennis Center.
DENVER | The Regis Jesuit boys tennis team wanted a make a run at knocking off Cherry Creek at the Class 5A state tennis tournament. The Raiders earned that chance with five semifinals victories Friday at Gates Tennis Center, setting up showdowns with the Bruins in all four doubles championship matches slated for 9 a.m. Saturday.
In 2010, a veteran-laden Regis Jesuit boys tennis team absolutely dominated its way to the Class 5A state championship. Loaded from top to bottom, the Raiders won four championships, had six finalists and racked up twice as many points as runner-up Boulder. That was the last time Cherry Creek failed to win the 5A state championship and the Bruins could have another challenge on their hands from Regis Jesuit at this season’s 5A state tournament Oct. 12-14 at Gates Tennis Center in Denver.
AURORA | Brackets and pairings for the 2017 Class 5A boys state tennis tournament Oct. 12-14, 2017, at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver as released Monday by the Colorado High School Activities Association.
KEN CARYL | The Grandview boys tennis team netted three spots in the Class 5A state tournament out of the 5A Region 6 tournament Wednesday and Thursday at Ken Caryl Ranch House.
DENVER | Regis Jesuit readied for a run at the Class 5A boys state tennis championship with a dominating performance at the Region 3 tournament. Coach Laura Jones’ Raiders got all seven positions into Thursday’s championship matches at the Colorado Athletic Club-Monaco and won six of them as they cruised to a regional championship with […]
AURORA | Pairings and schedules for the 2017 Class 5A boys tennis regional tournaments scheduled between Oct. 4-6, where teams and individuals will attempt to qualify for the 5A state tournament Oct. 12-14 at Gates Tennis Center in Denver.
Big points can come from singles success at the Class 5A boys state tennis tournament and Regis Jesuit coach Laura Jones thinks she might be able to grab some this season. Since 2010, when the Raiders rolled to the 5A state championship as a team, the program’s singles players have found a tough road at state, while outstanding doubles play has helped them regularly remain somewhere in the top eight as a team.