Rock Bridge boys tennis advances to Mid-Missouri Tennis tournament finals

Friday, April 20, 2012 | 7:44 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The Rock Bridge High School boys tennis team will play in the finals after dominating the first two rounds of the Mid-Missouri Tennis Tournament on Friday at Bethel Park.

Eight teams participated in the first and second rounds of the boys Mid-Missouri Tennis Tournament, including Rock Bridge and Hickman High School. 

Rock Bridge swept Blue Springs South High School 9-0 in the first round, and then beat Westminster Academy 8-1 in the second.

The Bruins will play in the finals at 9 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Park against the winner of the match between Lafayette High School and Glendale High School.

Hickman started off the first round at Cosmopolitan Park with a close match against Glendale, but lost 5-4. They followed it with a win, 8-1, against DeSmet High School.

The Kewpies will play for 5th place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Cosmopolitan Park against the winner of the match between Springfield-Central High School and Blue Springs South.

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