On Campus: Castle Rock

Posted 9/19/18

Castle View • The soccer team opened Continental League play with a 2-1 win over Rock Canyon on Sept. 11 and followed with a 1-0 shutout of Mountain Vista on Sept. 13. • The softball team took a …

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On Campus: Castle Rock


Castle View

• The soccer team opened Continental League play with a 2-1 win over Rock Canyon on Sept. 11 and followed with a 1-0 shutout of Mountain Vista on Sept. 13.

• The softball team took a trip to Colorado’s Western Slope and returned with a 15-5 win over Grand Junction on Sept. 14 and a 13-0 triumph over Montrose on Sept. 15. Sophomore Brinley Johnson had three hits against Grand Junction while sophomore Kiah Parker and junior Haley Hoy each had three hits against Montrose. The Sabercats combined for 27 hits in the combined 10 innings played in the two games.

• The volleyball team lost the first set but rebounded for a 3-1 win over Heritage on Sept. 13. Junior Leanne Lowry had 20 kills and a .450 hitting percentage while senior Brooklyn Rose had 50 assists and senior Morgan Leadens contributed 18 digs to the win.

Douglas County

• Juniors Harris Lynch and Ashton Risdon had goals and Noah Johnson scored on a penalty kick as the boys soccer team opened Continental League play with a 3-2 win over Highlands Ranch on Sept. 11. Senior Thomas Hoy made 11 saves, including one on a penalty kick.

• The softball team extended its winning streak to four games with a 13-4, eight-inning victory over ThunderRidge on Sept. 14. It was the second win in Continental League for the Huskies who scored nine runs in the top of the eighth inning. Senior Alley Kim had four hits, scored three times and drove in five runs to highlight the win over ThunderRidge.

• Freshman Aidyn Woodall won the championship at the Arvada West Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 14 with a time of 19:17.00. Sophomore Haley Blomquist was seventh in 20:50.00 as the Huskies were third in the team standings. Senior Tyler Christians was clocked in 18:04.00 and came in 23rd as the leading Douglas County boys runner.

Rock Canyon

• The boys soccer team scored all their goals in the second half and notched a 4-0 win over Highlands Ranch on Sept. 13. Bruno Zdravecky, Calvin Ewing, Jack Hibbett and Alec Mikolajczak did the scoring while Ian Fleming made five saves to earn the shutout.

• Junior Macy Rooney had two hits and four runs batted in for the softball team in a 17-5 win over Columbine on Sept. 15. The Jaguars had 11 hits during the game and took advantage of 10 Columbine errors to score nine unearned runs.

• Derek Fearon was third with a time of 16:07.80 on Sept. 15 at the Rock Canyon Cross Country Invitational and the Jaguars finished third in the boys race. Hope James was fourth and Shannon Osoba sixth in the girls race as Rock Canyon was the runner-up in the team standings. James was timed in 19:55.40 and Osoba 20:15.60.

Valor Christian

• The boys golf team won the Jefferson County 5A golf tournament on Sept. 11 at Walnut Creek Preserve Golf Course with a 308 total. Jake Welch and Trevor White both had scores of 4-over-par 76 and Ty Findlow fired a 77 to lead the Eagles. Welch carded a 1-under-par 71 to win the final league 5A tournament Sept. 13 at Fox Hollow golf course as the Eagles wrapped up the 5A Jeffco team title. Valor competed in the 5A Central regional state qualifying tournament on Sept. 17 at Legacy Ridge Golf Course.

• The unbeaten football team will challenge Menlo-Atherton from Atherton, California, in a Sept. 21 game at Valor. The Eagles, ranked second in the Sept. 10 CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, defeated top-ranked 4A team Pine Creek, 28-7, on Sept. 14. Senior quarterback Luke McCaffrey passed for a touchdown and ran for two others to finish with 365 totals yards.

• The volleyball team still has not lost a set in seven matches and earned 3-0 wins over Legend on Sept. 13 and Regis Jesuit on Sept. 15. Myki Timlin had seven kills, four blocks and one dig to be named the team’s Player of Game against Regis. Lily Thomason had 16 kills and a .522 hitting percentage in a standout performance against Legend.


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