Colorado Springs School, Vanguard girls' tennis end their runs at 3A state championships on Day 2

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Photo - Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
Photo by Isaiah J. Downing

Class 3A state tennis

Colorado Springs School freshman Jules Thompson battled into three sets against Steamboat Springs sophomore Mae Thorp for a position in the 3A No. 1 singles state championship, but after a solid first set, Thompson faded out in the final two, losing the semifinal match 6-1, 6-0 in sets two and three.

Thompson went on to win a three-set playback match against Colorado Springs Christian’s Tristen VanDeVeer, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, but fell in the final of the playback bracket to Denver North’s Mia Oliver.

After a round-one loss, VanDeVeer won her first playback match 7-5, 7-5 over Erin Mauro of Pueblo County.

At No. 3 singles, Vanguard’s Tracey Davis battled into the playback semifinals. Davis claimed a round-one victory on Thursday, but fell to Colorado Academy’s Amanda Funk in the quarterfinals. She went on to beat Heather Marion of University 6-4, 6-3 in a playback match before falling to An Tran of Holy Family.

Vanguard No. 1 doubles team of Erin Dornan and Mia Jackson also claimed a playback victory after a quarterfinal loss. Dornan and Jackson won 6-3, 6-4 over Sawer Ross and Cheyenne McLelland of Glenwood Springs. They lost in the playback semifinals to the No. 1 doubles team from D’Evelyn.
After Day 2 all Pikes Peak region qualifiers have finished their run in the 3A tournament. Colorado Springs School finished with 11 points, followed by Vanguard with five.