Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Tennis Player Takes 3rd.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


Cibola's Corey Smith beat Carlsbad's Shawn Baker 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to capture third place in boys singles at the Class 5A boys state tennis tournament at the Albuquerque Tennis Complex.

Sandia's Ben Walton outlasted Smith in Thursday morning's semifinal round, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Walton later lost in the finals to La Cueva's Justin Hauck.

In Class 4A girls singles, St. Pius freshman Audree Jenks capped a great tournament by reaching the finals. There, she was outclassed by Los Alamos' Elisa Bonner, 6-3, 6-0, as Bonner won her fourth consecutive singles state title. Jenks had advanced to the championship with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Deming's Adranna Ramirez in Thursday morning's semifinals. …

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