Sports Briefs, May 12, 2017
Fruita No. 1 doubles team falls in consolation finals at state
Amber Skillicorn and Mia Maynard of Fruita Monument advanced to the consolation semifinals at No. 1 doubles of the Class 5A tennis tournament in Denver on Friday.
The Fruita team beat Chatfield’s Catherine Day and Kira Coffee in the playback round, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5.
Skillicorn, a junior, and Maynard, a senior, then lost in straight sets in the next round.
Sofia Treider and Katie Wood, Fruita Monument’s No. 2 doubles team, lost in the playback round, as did Grand Junction sophomore Kamryn Peltier at No. 3 singles.
Anshika Singh of Smoky Hill, who won the region title in Grand Junction, will play for the No. 1 singles title against Poudre’s Ky Ecton.