Cherry Creek wins 6th team tennis title in a row

2016 State Tennis Championship

DENVER -- The Cherry Creek Bruins took home their sixth straight tennis team title at the 2016 Boys Tennis State Championship at Gates Tennis Center. 

The Bruins finished the day with 81 total points, 21 more points than the second place finisher Fairview.

The team had major victories including senior Ethan Hillis capping off his undefeated season with a 6-0, 6-1 win in the No. 1 singles against Overland's Dawid Kijak. 

Creek's Robby Hill was also able to win his match against Denver East's Charlie Frank's after dropping the first set 7-6. He would go on to take the second and third 7-5 and 6-4. 

In No. 1 doubles, Fairview's Devin Harper and David Zhao won both their sets against Regis Jesuit's Luca Abbott and Will Dennen to become 5A individual state champs. 


Team Scores: 
1. Cherry Creek  81
2. Fairview           60
3. Denver East    59
4. Regis Jesuit    47
5. Fossil Ridge    24 

No. 1 Singles: 
Cherry Creek - Ethan Hillis

No. 2 Singles: 
Cherry Creek - Robby Hill

No. 3 Singles: 
Fossil Ridge - Akhil Gupta

No. 1 Doubles: 
Fairview - Devin Harper/David Zhao

No. 2 Doubles:
Regis Jesuit - Ethan Nuss/Emilio Gonzalez-Cruz 

No. 3 Doubles: 
Regis Jesuit - Matt McCarthy/Gabe Caldwell-Nepveux

No. 4 Doubles:
Cherry Creek - Zach Smith/Nick Svichar

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