Rock Bridge captures state tennis titles

Sunday, May 25, 2008 | 2:59 p.m. CDT; updated 4:45 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Rock Bridge owned the Missouri state tennis finals. Blake Buchert and Aaron Skinner of Rock Bridge defeated Jay Kinderknecht and Eemaun Latifi of Rock Bridge, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-1 in the state doubles tournament finals Saturday in Springfield. Neither team had an easy trip to the finals. Both Bruin teams dropped the first set in their semifinal matches, before coming back to win their way into the title match.