Preps: Glenwood doubles team of Henderson-deMoraes qualifies for 3A state tennis tourney |

Preps: Glenwood doubles team of Henderson-deMoraes qualifies for 3A state tennis tourney

Class 3A No. 1 doubles Region 8 champions and state qualifiers Ella Henderson, left, and Emily deMoraes of Glenwood Springs High School.
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The Glenwood Springs High School girls tennis team will send its No. 1 doubles team to the 3A State Championships in Colorado Springs next weekend.

Playing at the 3A Regionals in Grand Junction on Thursday, seniors Ella Henderson and Emily deMoraes won their championship match over Vail Mountain’s Alli Bennett and Sofia Brunner in three sets.

It didn’t come easy, though.

After winning a hard-fought first set, 7-5, the Demons duo dropped the second set, 0-6. They then battled back to take the deciding set, 6-2.

Henderson and deMoraes carry a 7-2 record into the state tournament, which will be played at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs June 11-12.

Girls Soccer Results

Roaring Fork senior Grace Jardine looks to control the ball against a Delta defender Thursday night in Carbondale. The Rams dropped the 3A WSL match, 2-1.
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Delta 2, Roaring Fork 1

After the visiting Delta Panthers took a 2-0 lead in the second half, Roaring Fork junior Macey Peery finally connected for the Rams with just under 11 minutes to play to make it 2-1.

That would be it for the Carbondale team, though, which drops to 3-3-1 in the 3A Western Slope League (3-4-1 overall). The loss came on the heels of a 2-0 win May 27 over Basalt.

The Rams have a pair of non-league games at home to close out the season, next Tuesday versus Aspen and Thursday against Vail Mountain.

In other girls soccer action Thursday, it was Aspen 2-0 over Coal Ridge, Basalt 10-0 over Moffat County and Vail Mountain 13-3 over Rifle.

Senior Reporter/Managing Editor John Stroud can be reached at 970-384-9160 or

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