After the dust of the first round of boys lacrosse playoffs settled, two teams from the Douglas County league remained. Chaparral and Mountain Vista …
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After the dust of the first round of boys lacrosse playoffs
settled, two teams from the Douglas County league remained.
Chaparral and Mountain Vista made their way to the quarterfinals
round after Vista earned a spot through the preliminary round and
upset No. 10-seeded Mullen.
The Wolverines earned a bye from the preliminaries and awaited
No. 9 seeded Air Academy to arrive for a 1-point polishing.
The post-season road ended for Rock Canyon and Highlands Ranch,
Chaparral, the tournament’s No. 8 seed with a 12-3 record coming
into the bracket, played host to No. 9 Air Academy May 11 at Sports
Authority Stadium in Parker and handed the Kadets a 9-8 final,
sending them home for the season.
Chaparral’s Eric Haines had four games and two assists in that
game. Trevis Thompson had two goals and one assist. Keenan Foshe
also had two goals. Goaltender Derek Kopp finished with 15
With the win, Chaparral advanced to the quarterfinals, where
they faced No. 1 Regis May 14 in Aurora. There, the Wolverines
didn’t meet with the same success as Regis beat Chaparral 13-1.
Foshe scored Chaparral’s only goal of the game. Kopp had 13 saves
The Wolverines finished their season with a 13-4 overall
The No. 15 seed, Highlands Ranch made the second round of
action, where they met No. 2 Cherry Creek May 10 at the Stutler
Bowl in Greenwood Village. The Falcons saw the end of their season
after the Bruins won 19-7.
Grant Arthurs finished with three goals and two assists for
Ranch. Jordan Smith also had a hat trick. Eric Arthurs finished
with 10 saves between the pipes.
Ranch finished the season with a 10-7 record.
Mountain Vista made the second round of action as the No. 10
seed. No. 7 seeded Mullen played host May 10 in at the school in
Denver, but the Golden Eagles closed the book on the Mustangs with
an 11-8 final.
With the win over Mullen, Vista moved on to face the No. 2 seed
Cherry Creek May 14 at Regis High School in Aurora. The Golden
Eagles’ season came to an end there after the Bruins won 10-5.
No Mountain Vista highlights were reported by press time. Vista
ended the season with a 13-4 overall record.
Rock Canyon also earned a place in the second round of the
playoffs as the No. 16 seed, but they had a tough one ahead of them
facing the No. 1 seed Regis. The Raiders played host to the Jaguars
May 11 at the school in Aurora and ended Canyon’s season with a
Brian Corliss and Trey Buckland were responsible for the Jag’s
two goals. Goaltender Chad Hayward finished with eight saves.
Rock Canyon ended its season with a 12-5 record.
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