Highlands Ranch Senior Andrew Wisniewski was 25th in the boys race at the Continental League cross country championships on Oct. 10 with a time of 17:09.00. The football team, 2-6 overall and 1-2 in …
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Senior Andrew Wisniewski was 25th in the boys race at the Continental League cross country championships on Oct. 10 with a time of 17:09.00.
The football team, 2-6 overall and 1-2 in the 5A Metro South, takes on Mountain Vista on Oct. 19 after a 41-28 loss to Castle View on Oct. 12. The Falcons are 3-7 in the past 10 games played against Vista and have lost four in a row against the Golden Eagles.
Junior Jenna Fitzsimmons, the defending state champion, won the Continental League cross country championship on Oct. 10 with a time of 18:21.00. The Golden Eagles won the girls team title as Madison Reed finished fourth, Caroline Eck fifth, Shantell Hafner eighth and Makenna Anderson ninth. The boys team also captured the team title as the top five Vista runners were in the Top 15 finishers. Junior Seth Rouse was second with a time of 16:10.00
The football team, down 41-0 at halftime, surrendered 375 yards to Valor Christian in a 48-7 loss on Oct. 12.
Shae Henley was third in the Continental League girls cross country championships held Oct. 10 as the junior turned in a time of 18:42.00. The girls team was the runner-up to Mountain Vista in the team standings.
The football team tuned up for a Metro South showdown on Oct. 18 against Valor Christian with a 52-7 romp over Rock Canyon on Oct. 12. League rushing leader Spencer Lambert gained 200 yards on 15 carries and scored twice against Rock Canyon, and quarterback Ryan Gilmore threw two TD passes. The Grizzlies and Valor have played only once with the Eagles notching a 49-3 victory in 2012.
The volleyball team, following an Oct. 16 match against Lutheran, wraps up the regular season at 3A Metro League leading Faith Christian on Oct. 23. The Hawks, 10-4 overall, have been led by junior Eliana Katzer with 116 kills, Carta Roundtree with 21 solo blocks and Keara Wallen with 156 kills and 183 assists.
The softball team (19-6) advanced into the Class 5A state tournament, which will be held Oct. 19-20 at the Aurora Sports Park. The Jaguars on Oct. 13 won the Region 2 tournament at Northridge Park in Highlands Ranch. After an opening 6-1 triumph over Chatfield, the Jaguars downed Valor Christian, 11-3. Senior Alexa Hugenberg and sophomore Katie Dack-Howell each had three hits and two runs batted in against Valor while junior Erin Keen collected two hits with four RBI.
Shannon Osoba ran a 19:31.00 and was 10th in the girls varsity race at the Continental League cross country championships held Oct. 10. Hope James came in 12th. Junior Derek Fearon was 18th in the boys race.
The girls cross country team won the 5A Jefferson County League cross country championship which was held Oct. 11 as sophomore Taylor Whitfield paced the Eagles with a second-place finish with a time of 19:49.00. Keely Jones was fourth as the scoring runners for Valor were second, fourth, 11th, 16th and 18th. Junior Cole Sprout captured the boys 5A league title with a winning time of 15:13.00.
The softball team, playing in 5A for the first time this season, won its first game Oct. 13 in the Region 2 tournament at Northridge Park in Highlands Ranch with a 12-2 win over ThunderRidge, but lost 11-3 to Rock Canyon and 15-2 to Chatfield to see its season come to an end with a 13-13 record.
The undefeated football team built up a 41-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 48-7 win over Mountain Vista on Oct. 12, and the Eagles played without starting quarterback Luke McCaffrey. Joshia Davis rushed for 113 yards and two TDS. The Eagles will play ThunderRidge Oct. 18 in a game that could determine the 5A Metro South league championship. Valor didn’t release any information on why McCaffrey didn’t see any action against Mountain Vista but did indicate he is expected to play against ThunderRidge.
The volleyball team won its 16th straight match with a 3-0 win over Pomona on Oct. 11. Lily Thomason had nine kills, Anna Davis four blocks and Caroline Reinkensmyer 11 assists in the win.
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