On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Posted 5/1/18

Highlands Ranch • Junior Drake Nugent was first in the boys shot put at the Liberty Bell Invitational on April 27-28 with a throw of 53-01.25. Santine DeMasse captured the girls triple jump with a …

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On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

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Highlands Ranch

• Junior Drake Nugent was first in the boys shot put at the Liberty Bell Invitational on April 27-28 with a throw of 53-01.25. Santine DeMasse captured the girls triple jump with a 36-07.50 effort.

• The girls soccer team will be looking at the RPI standings, which determine state playoff teams when the Falcons take on Heritage, another team battling to stay among the top 32 teams, on May 3.

Mountain Vista

• Carter Dillion won the 1,600-meter run at the April 27 Stutler Twlight Invitational track meet with a meet-record time of 4:14.20 as he edged Broomfield’s Michael Mooney by 0.24 of a second.

• The undefeated baseball team, which edged Heritage 7-6 in eight innings on April 27, continues to dominate the Continental League team statistics with a .370 batting average, 27 home runs, .627 slugging percentage, 139 RBIs, 163 runs, .481 on base percentage and 70 stolen bases. The only categories the Golden Eagles don’t lead are team earned run average and strikeouts, but Vista has a individuals ranked high.

• The girls soccer team is playing well at the right time and took an eight-game unbeaten streak into its final game of the regular season. During the eight games, which included a 0-0 tie against Pine Creek, the Golden Eagles outscored the opposition 26-6.

Rock Canyon

• The boys track team was second in the Liberty Bell Invitational on April 27-28 while the girls came in fifth. Devin Cadena won the 100 meters in 11.06 and Easton Allred was first in the 3,200 with a time of 9:11.86. In the girls competition, sophomore Riley Masten took the high jump with a 5-4 leap, Tameryn Coryell was the pole vault winner at 11-06. Emily Sloan ran first in the 300-meter hurdles in 41.73.

• After wrapping up the Continental League schedule, the baseball team will end the regular season with road games on May 4 at Cherokee Trail and May 7 at Fairview. Wyatt Wendell leads the team with a .488 batting average.

• The girls soccer team took a six-game winning streak into its final two games of the regular season. Defense has been one reason behind the team’s success as the Sabercats have allowed only four goals in 13 games for a 0.364 goals-against average.

SkyView Academy

• The boys 4x800 track team was crowned champion at the Liberty Bell Invitational April 27-28. Chris Wilhoite, Tyler Scholl, Jimmy Scavuzzo and Jordan Wilson ran a 7:56.84, with all four runners turning in personal bests of under two minutes.

• Megan Roo tied for second place with a season-best 46 for nine holes in a four-team golf match on April 26 at South Suburban Golf Course in Centennial.

ThunderRidge

• The girls soccer team got a lot of extra playing time during a five-game stretch in which the team played six overtime periods that included two double OT affairs. The Grizzlies were 2-2 in the four games that went into overtimes. Senior Maddie Duren, who also played basketball, leads the team with eight goals and 17 points.

• The baseball team ends the regular season with a May 7 game at Rocky Mountain. The defending 5A state champion Lobos are 8-8 this season, but the Grizzlies have gone 3-9 against Rocky Mountain since 2008 and have lost seven of the past eight games.

Valor Christian

• Junior Anna Hall won four individual events at the Holy War track meet on April 27 and her 5-11 in the high jump was the second best jump this season in the nation.

• The league champion baseball team opened play in the 4A Jeffco League tournament April 28 with a 13-3 triumph over Golden. Senior Brady Buehler paced the Eagles by going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs. The tournament ended May 2 and the Eagles, ranked second in the in the April 23 CHSAANow.com poll. conclude the regular season against Heritage, the third-ranked Class 5A team in the CHSAANow.com, on May 5.

• The 4A Metro League champion boys lacrosse team is averaging 13 goals a game, while giving up an average of 7.1 goals per contest. The two-time defending 4A state champion Eagles end the regular season with a May 3 game against 5A Legend at Echo Park Automotive Stadium.

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