On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

Posted 10/30/18

Highlands Ranch The football team led at halftime but dropped a 25-15 game on Oct. 26 to undefeated Valor Christian. 5A Metro South League passing leader Jake Rubley was held to 86 yards passing but …

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On Campus: Highlands Ranch/Lone Tree

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Highlands Ranch

The football team led at halftime but dropped a 25-15 game on Oct. 26 to undefeated Valor Christian. 5A Metro South League passing leader Jake Rubley was held to 86 yards passing but threw for one touchdown as the Falcons ended the regular season with a 3-7 record. However the team was seeded 15th for the Class 5A playoffs and will play No. 18 Doherty (5-5) in a first-round game at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Shea Stadium. The winner of the fgame will advance to face second-seeded and unbeaten Columbine on Nov. 10.

Mountain Vista

• The boys soccer team was ousted for the Class 5A state soccer playoffs by top-seeded and undefeated Fairview, which notched a 3-0 win over the Golden Eagles on Oct. 25. Vista ended the season with a 4-7-5 record.

• The football team allowed 281 passing yards to Rock Canyon in a 28-24 loss on Oct. 26 as the Golden Eagles ended the season with a 1-9 record.

Rock Canyon

• Jack Hibbett scored the first goal and the soccer team won a shootout, 5-4, after a 1-1 tie against 17th-seeded Chatfield on Oct. 25. The Jaguars, seeded 16th, took an 11-4-1 record into an Oct. 31 second-round game against top-ranked and undefeated Fairview (16-0-0).

• The football team wrapped up the season with a 28-24 win over Mountain Vista on Oct. 26. Senior quarterback Adam Mullen completed 13 of 21 passes for 263 yards and two touchdowns in the victory, and he also rushed for 39 yards. The team ended the season with a 2-8 record. Senior slot back Collin Romero had 51 receptions for 768 yards and eight touchdowns in nine games played.

SkyView Academy

Owen Nolan turned in the fastest time for a freshman in the 3A-5A divisions and took sixth in the 3A boys race Oct. 27 at the CHSAA Cross Country Championships. He was timed in 16:36.3. Senior Tyler Scholl was seventh and the boys were fifth in the team standings. Freshman Elsie Skurdal was 22nd in the girls race with a time of 20:07.

ThunderRidge

• The football team downed Castle View 24-14 on Oct. 26 as the Grizzlies rushed for 238 yards, with Spencer Lambert gaining 124 and one TD and quarterback Ryan Gilmore rushing for 114 yards and a score. The team ended the regular season with an 8-2 record and drew a first-round bye in the Class 5A state playoffs. ThunderRidge was seeded eighth and will play the winner of the game between No. 9 Fairview and No. 24 Denver East in the second round on Nov. 10.

Valor Christian

• The boys soccer team saw its season end with a 9-6-1 record after a 3-1 loss to Fort Collins on Oct. 25. Quinn Voeglie scored a first-half goal for the 26th-seeded Eagles but Fort Collins, seeded seventh, scored three times in the second half.

• The football team, trailing 15-10 at halftime, rallied in the second half with a strong defense and posted a 25-15 victory over Highlands Ranch on Oct. 26. Quarterback Luke McCaffrey returned to the lineup after missing two games and passed for 101 yards. Freshman Gavin Sawchuk rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles ended the regular season unbeaten with a 10-0 record and earned the top seed and a first-round bye in the Class 5A playoffs. Valor will play on Nov. 10 against the winner of the first-round game between No. 16 Regis Jesuit and unbeaten No. 17 Smoky Hill.

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