High School State Tennis: Central’s girls win their fourth consecutive state title, Kelly Walsh boys win first title since 1994

Cheyenne Central’s girls team has now one six of the last seven state championships.
Published: Sep. 26, 2020 at 7:41 PM CDT
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - The Wyoming High School state tennis tournament concluded on Saturday, September 26 where two programs added to their history . For the girls, Cheyenne Central took home the state title for the fourth year in a row, making it six of the last seven. Kelly Walsh’s boys tennis team won their first state championship, since 1994.

The Indians finished with 50 points to take home the title. Central’s Emily Needham won the 1-singles individual state title for the second year in a row, making it three state titles for her. Ashley Smedley and Katie Smedley won the girls 1-doubles championship. Kaitlyn Ackerman and Sarah Foster won the 2-doubles. Laramie’s Abby Kersey and Kayla Velasquez won the girls 3-doubles.

On the boys end, the Kelly Walsh Trojans finished with 59 team points. Austin Putnam won the boys 1-singles, while Jackson Catchpole won the boys 2-singles.

Team Scores (Girls):

1. Central-50

2. Kelly Walsh-47

3. Sheridan-41

4. Green River-31

5. Laramie-24

6. Jackson-19

7. Torrington-9.5

8. Powell-7.5

9. Thunder Basin-7

10. Cody-5.5

11. Campbell County-5

12. Rock Springs-4

13. Natrona County-4

14. East-2.5

15. South-2

16. Rawlins-0

Team Scores (Boys):

1. Kelly Walsh-59

2. Campbell County-36

3. Sheridan-34

4. Cody-29

5. Green River-28

6. Jackson-22

7. South-15.5

8. Central-12

9. Thunder Basin-8

10. Laramie-6.5

11. Powell-5.5

12. Torrington-4

13. East-3.5

14. Natrona County-1

15. Rawlins-0

16. Rock Springs-0.

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