The Fort Collins High School boys tennis team qualified three positions for next week’s state tournament.
MitchCarlson and TraeBeneck took second place at No. 1 doubles. TylerRademacher and DanielCrane took second at No. 3 doubles. It will be Rademacher and Crane’s first appearance at state. Beneck will be at state for the second time and it will be Carlson’s third trip.
At No. 4 doubles, Christian and DirkDykson claimed third place, then defeated the second-place Lakewood team in playbacks to earn their first berth in state.
Fossil Ridge completed its first day of regionals, sending every position but No. 1 singles to Thursday’s finals in the Cherry Creek regional. The SaberCats are currently second in the team standings behind Cherry Creek.
The Class 5A state tournament is Oct. 15-17 at Gates Tennis Center in Denver.
BROOMFIELD 171.5, FORT COLLINS 149.65 — While Broomfield won the meet at Fort Collins, the Lambkins did dominate the all-around competition. LenaRay took first at 32.35, JuliaWarling was second at 30.55 and BrooklynRandall was third at 28.5.
LIBERTY COMMON 8, DAWSON SCHOOL 1 — The Eagles used five second-half goals to run away with the key 3A Region 7 game at Dawson (6-5, 3-1 Region 7).
RobKnab had four goals for Liberty Common (8-0-1, 4-0), the No. 6 ranked team in 3A. EvanWalter had a goal and two assists and CalebBaptista had two assists.
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