On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Posted 10/3/18

Highlands Ranch • The girls volleyball team stretched its winning streak to six games with a 3-0 victory over Legend on Sept. 25 and a 3-1 victory over Heritage on Sept. 27. Cassie Davis had 13 and …

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On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree


Highlands Ranch

• The girls volleyball team stretched its winning streak to six games with a 3-0 victory over Legend on Sept. 25 and a 3-1 victory over Heritage on Sept. 27. Cassie Davis had 13 and 26 kills in the two matches while Jill Borgerding contributed a total of 59 assists.

• The football team opened play in the Metro South League on Sept. 28 with a 54-7 win over Rock Canyon. Free safety Brody Rule continues to lead the league with 63 total tackles. The Falcons play ThunderRidge on Oct. 5 and will be out to even the recent series between the schools. ThunderRidge holds a 5-4 advantage.

Mountain Vista

• The softball team pounded 19 hits in three innings and cruised to a 19-3 win over Highlands Ranch on Sept. 27. Senior Emily Huff led the way with four hits. The team captured its fifth consecutive win with a 13-11 victory over Chaparral on Sept. 28. Each team had 16 hits in the game, with Vista’s Isabella Ingul getting a double and homer among her three hits, and she drove in five runs.

• The boys soccer team earned its second victory of the season when the Golden Eagles scored twice in the second half for a 3-2 comeback victory over Highlands Ranch on Sept 27. Calden Dixon, Nick Fox and Thomas Lines scored the Vista goals.

Rock Canyon

• Senior Calvin Ewing scored in the second half to lift the boys soccer team to a 1-0 win over ThunderRidge on Sept. 25. The team edged Regis Jesuit 2-1 on Sept. 27 for the Jaguars’ fifth straight victory to move into a first place tie in the Continental League.

• Junior Derek Fearon finished third in the Polson Ranch Invitational cross country meet on Sept. 29 with a time of 16:27.00. The boys team was second in the team standings. Wesley Beckham ran seventh. Shannon Osoba was fourth in the girls varsity race with a time of 19:32.00 and finished one spot ahead of Hope James who was timed in 19:44.00.

• The softball team scored six runs in the first inning and went on for an 8-0 win over Discovery Canyon on Sept. 29. Emma Cochran had two hits, scored twice and had three RBIs to spark the victory. Audrey Burt scattered five hits and struck out 13 batters to collect the shutout.

SkyView Academy

• Kari Gjerapic, Ethan Wright and Vitaly Zatikyan scored the goals as the boys soccer team broke a 1-1 tie with two second-half goals in a 3-2 win over Stargate School on Sept. 28. The win snapped a three-match losing streak.

• The girls volleyball team won the championship on Sept. 29 at the Fort Lupton tournament. Junior Eliana Katzer was named the MVP of the tournament, while freshman Emily Katzer and sophomore Keara Wallen gained outstanding player awards.

• Freshman Elsie Skurdal was third and junior Hannah Anderson fourth with a personal record on Sept. 25 in the Littleton Lions Invitational cross country meet to lead the Hawks to a second-place finish in the team standings. The boys team came in third as freshman Owen Nolan led the way with a third-place finish.


• The No. 10-ranked football team collected its fifth win in six games this season with a 49-10 victory on Sept. 28 against rival Mountain Vista. The five wins are the most in three seasons and the Grizzlies improved their record against Mountain Vista to 11-2 in games played since 2004.

• The softball team rolled to a 15-4 win over Rock Canyon on Sept. 28 as LeCaine Barker led a 15-hit parade with three hits, including a homer and double and four RBIs. Amanda Hedges and Bridgette Strobl also had three hits.

Valor Christian

• Senior Dalton Georgopulous had two goals and five points and Daniel Soby had a pair of goals in the boys soccer team’s 6-2 win over Bear Creek on Sept. 25. Georgopulous had the goal in a 1-1 double overtime tie with Pomona on Sept. 27.

• Quarterback Luke McCaffrey was 28-45-1 for 432 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-0 win over Castle View on Sept. 28 for the unbeaten second-ranked football team.

• The fourth-ranked volleyball team remained unbeaten with a 3-1 win over Chatfield on Sept. 27 and a 3-1 triumph over Denver East on Sept. 29.


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