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Niwot takes second at state championships


October 18, 2018

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The Niwot boys tennis team finished second to Colorado Academy at this year’s Class 4A state championships in Pueblo, Oct. 11-13.

Niwot tennis coach Miikka Keronen normally isn’t one to be content with a second-place finish, but even he had a hard time finding fault with the Cougars’ performance at last weekend’s Class 4A state tournament in Pueblo. Niwot placed a finalist in five of the seven championship matches and had two more in Saturday’s playback finals. Unfortunately, they ran up against an opponent that came within one match of making it into the Class 4A tennis record books.

“I felt like we did not underachieve,” Keronen said. “The Colorado Academy team that won it was amazing, and we were rig...

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