Cheyenne Mtn.'s Bid For 4A Tennis Title Falls Short

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Kent Denver claimed its fourth state boys championship by defeating Cheyenne Mountain 70-69 Saturday.

The Sun Devils went undefeated in six matches five in the finals and one for third place to win the state title. They won all four of the doubles finals against Cheyenne Mountain.

Kent Denver also captured the state crown in 2003 and 2004 and tied Cheyenne Mountain in 1999 for the top honor.

The match between Kent's Frazier Cavness and Cheyenne's Michael Cutter at No. 3 singles decided the championship Saturday. Cavness outlasted Cutter 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-1.

J.J. Shpall defeated Mullen's Jeffrey Hudson 6-3, 6-3 for third place.

Cheyenne Mountain's Jonathan Moore defeated Broomfield's Connor Buchanan 6-4, 7-5 in the No. 2 singles final to give his school three team points.