On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Posted 10/12/17

Highlands Ranch

The boys varsity team had three runners finish in the top 10 and finished in second place at the Oct. 7 Windjammer Cross Country Invitational.

Senior basketball guard Brendan …

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On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

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Highlands Ranch

  • The boys varsity team had three runners finish in the top 10 and finished in second place at the Oct. 7 Windjammer Cross Country Invitational.
  • Senior basketball guard Brendan Sullivan has verbally committed to play at Colorado School of Mines.
  • Jackson Crist tied for 20th place at the Class 5A State golf tournament after scores of 74 and 76 to help the team tie for ninth place in the team standings.

Mountain Vista

  • The softball team had two senior pitchers finish the regular season one-two in earned run average in the Continental League. Makayla Hoselton was the leader with a 2.07 ERA following by Erin Kerby at 2.25.
  • Pairings for the Class 5A state qualifying postseason softball tournament were released Oct. 9, and the Golden Eagles were seeded 17th and will face No. 16 Cherokee Trail on Oct. 14 at Aurora Sports Park.
  • The football team faces a familiar opponent on Oct. 12 in a game against Chaparral. The teams have played in each of the past 11 seasons, but the Grizzlies are on the short end of a 4-7 record against the Wolverines.

ThunderRidge

  • Senior pitcher Rachel Bean led the final regular season Continental League statistics in wins with 13 and strikeouts with 107 in 102 innings pitched.
  • The softball team (15-4-0) earned a 14th seed in the Class 5A softball pairings for the four-team softball state qualifying regionals and will play No. 19 Mountain Range (13-6-0) in the first game on Oct. 14.
  • The football team goes against Fairview on Oct. 13 and the two teams have had high-scoring contests in the two previous meetings both won by the Knights with a combined 122 points scored in the games.

Rock Canyon

  • Henry Dunkleberger was consistent with two rounds of 76 at the Class 5A state golf tournament on Oct. 2-3 to finish tied for 27th place as the Jaguars were tied for ninth on the team leaderboard.
  • The softball team (13-6-0) wrapped up the regular season with four straight wins and heads into the Region 2, four-team state qualifying tournament on Oct. 14 as the No. 8 seed and plays 25th seeded Pomona in the first game.
  • The soccer team has some time off during fall break but takes on second-place Regis Jesuit on Oct. 15. The Jaguars have won five of the past six games against the Raiders.

SkyView Academy

  • Senior Matthew Gresh and his double No. 2 doubles partner Chris Du from Rock Canyon qualified for the Class 5A state tennis tournament.
  • The boys cross country team had four runners finish in the top 10 to win the 3A Metro League cross country championship meet on Oct. 5.

Valor Christian

  • The three-time 4A state champion softball team wrapped up the regular season with a 19-0-0 record. The Eagles outscored the opposition 169-12 and recorded 10 shutouts. The team is the No. 1 seed in the region 1 state qualifying tournament and will play No. 32 Mesa Ridge (13-6-0) in the opening contest on Oct. 14 at Aurora Sports Park.
  • Jake Welch had rounds of 73 and 80 for a 153 two-round total to help the Eagles finish third in the Class 4A state golf tournament which was held Oct. 2-3.
  • The unbeaten football team, top-ranked in Class 5A, has regular season games remaining against Lakewood, Highlands Ranch, Poudre and Fountain Fort Carson and coach Rod Sherman's challenge is to keep the team focused. The Eagles are a combined 6-0 against the four teams still to be played.

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