Mary Williams was challenged and she answered.
The 13-year-old from Aspen rallied to defeat Isabel Manzanares 4-6, 6-2, (10-7) on Tuesday in the girls 14-under singles draw of the 56th annual Taco Bell Western Slope Open at the Elliott Tennis Center at Colorado Mesa University.
“I get really nervous before my matches,” Williams said. “I started to dink it to her.”
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Mary Williams was challenged and she answered. … more
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Andrew Humble jumped into the Taco Bell Western Slope Open with both feet. The 13-year-old had never played a tournament tennis match before Monday, when he took on Trigg Hayward. … more
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Grand Mesa had only a two-run lead after five innings in the Junior Boys Little League state championship game Sunday, but blew things open when it counted, scoring eight runs for a 14-4 victory over Durango. … more
Zac Coleman hit a two-run home run in a three-run first inning Saturday for Monument Little League’s 10-11 Boys baseball team, which defeated North Boulder 5-1 at the state tournament in Arapahoe. … more
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