HIGHLANDS RANCH -- Six Brighton High School tennis players placed in the Region 7, class 5A tennis tournament at Redstone Park. None, though, qualified for the state meet this week in Denver.
The six were the doubles teams of Janese Sanchez and Alex Schmitt, Savannah Sheldon and Taylor Braden and Kristen Torres and Chandler Richey. Sienna Muniz, who plays No. 3 singles, entered the second day of the tournament in a position to place but came up just short.
Sanchez and Schmitt advanced to the semifinal round at No. 2 doubles before losing their first match to Rocky Mountain High School.
Seven Brighton tennis players entered today's round of the Region 7, class 5A tennis tournament with chances to wind up in the state tennis tournament next week.