Sports roundup

Posted 5/25/21

Area high school athletes were forced to adjust because of graduation ceremonies during the week of May 17-22 but events were still held. Baseball Regis Jesuit 8, Mountain Vista 3 – The Raiders, …

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Sports roundup


Area high school athletes were forced to adjust because of graduation ceremonies during the week of May 17-22 but events were still held.


Regis Jesuit 8, Mountain Vista 3 – The Raiders, top-ranked in the May 17 CHSAANow.Com poll, downed the Golden Eagles on May 17. Alec Willis went 3-for-3 for Regis while both Tyler Mejia and Sean Marlow had a hit and run batted in for Vista.

Valor Christian 22, Regis Jesuit 0 – The seventh-ranked Eagles had 21 hits in three innings in a May 18 contest. Radek Birkholz had three hits, three home runs and seven RBIs for Valor. Keenan Proctor also had three hits, a home run and six RBI. Regis rebounded with a 13-1 pounding of Highlands Ranch on May 21.

Ponderosa 11, Legend 0 – Cael Porter collected three RBIs, and Brady Ingalls two for the Mustangs, ranked third in the Class 4A poll, in a May 20 game.

Valor Christian 4, Broomfield 3 – Seniors Blake Wilson and Tanner Meyn each had two hits in a May 19 win. Birkholz had two hits in an 8-2 triumph over Pomona on May 22.

Cherry Creek 6, Regis Jesuit 5 – The fifth-ranked Bruins scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to edge the Raiders on May 20. Senior Cam Yuran had two hits, drove in a run and stole two bases in a 6-2 victory over Smoky Hill on May 22.

Ponderosa 15, Mountain Vista 9 – The Mustangs, down 5-2 after two innings, rallied as Dylan Carey, Dom Lopez and Derek Lukes each had three hits for Pondo. Carey had five RBIs and a home run, Lukes had three runs batted in and a homer and Lopez also had three RBIs. Vista’s Blake Young had two hits and senior Evan Magill was the winning pitcher in a 2-1 conquest of Rock Canyon on May 21.

Douglas County 9, Chaparral 8 – The Huskies, ranked No. 10, pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh for a May 21 win. Chap outhit the County, 15-7, and Caleb Moore blasted a home run. Nathan Gutierrez and Luke Emerson homered for the Huskies.

Heritage 9, Castle View 2 – Alex Champagne, Luke Meyers and Otto Dylan each had two hits in a May 21 win over the Sabercats.

Girls Soccer

Arapahoe 9, Smoky Hill 0 – Paige Foa scored three times in a May 17 victory and Abby Morgan recorded a shutout for the ninth-ranked Warriors. Cam Sailor got the game-winning goal and Morgan another shutout in a 1-0 win over Grandview on May 20.

Valor Christian 10, Pomona 0 – Junior Ajanae Respass scored four times and sophomore Jo Sees had three goals and an assist as the fourth-ranked Eagles whipped the Panthers on May 18.

Cherry Creek 1, Cherokee Trail 0 – The second-ranked Bruins edged Cherokee Trail on May 20.

Mountain Vista – No.5 Vista got two goals from Lily Boydstun in a May 20 win.

ThunderRidge 3, Chaparral 1 – Jace Holmes had a goal and assist to help the the No. 6 Grizzlies win their fourth straight game on May 18.

Legend 2, Ponderosa 0 – Ariana Bliven and Taylor Preston got the goals for the Titans on May 20.

Rock Canyon 2, Highlands Ranch 1 – Junior Cate Shehan scored two goals in the May 20 game while Kylee Martin scored the Falcons.

Lutheran 9, Faith Christian 0 - The fourth-ranked Lions got two goals each from Carli Haney, Amanda Trujillo and Caley Swierenga in a May 20 victory.

Boys lacrosse

Valor Christian 19, Castle View 7 – Jake Lukes had four goals and an assist in a May 18 win over the Sabercats, who were ranked second in the May 17 boys lacrosse poll. Castle View came up on the short end of an 18-2 loss to top-ranked Mountain Vista on May 21.

Cherry Creek 8, Colorado Academy 7 – The third-ranked Bruins scored four times in the fourth quarter and went on to nip Colorado Academy in overtime on May 21.And, Dakota Johnson tallied four goals in a 9-5 victory for the Bruins over Arapahoe on May 20. Finn Hauhuth scored a pair of goals for the Warriors.

Girls lacrosse

Cherry Creek 11, Kent Denver 4 — Sawyer Billings had four goals and five points for No. 3 Creek in a May 18 victory over Kent Denver.

Colorado Academy 15, Valor Christian 12 — Rachel Pallo and Kaley Kakac each had three goals for the fourth-ranked Eagles in a May 19 loss.

Girls tennis

Cherry Creek Invitational — Creek won the three-team invitational meet on May 22 with 28 points. Poudre was second with 16 points and Denver East had 11 points to finish third.


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