Chatfield boys capture 5A Jeffco League title

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By Michael Hicks

The Chatfield Chargers' boys basketball team captured the 5A Jeffco League championship outright on Wednesday night with an 84-57 victory over Arvada West at Chatfield Senior High School.
The win was Chatfield's 19th straight and improved the Chargers to 21-1 on the season, 15-0 in conference play.
Chatfield plays host to rival Columbine on Friday. The varsity girls game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow.
The Colorado High School Activities Association will release the 48-team 5A state tournament bracket on Sunday at 3 p.m., at the Doubletree Hotel in Aurora. The selection show is open to media, players and coaches only. The show can be watched online at www.chsaa.org. Pairings will be posted on CHSAA's website by 5 p.m. Sunday.
Chatfield, which is ranked No. 2 by Colorado Preps and No. 3 in the Denver Post media poll, is expected to be one of the top seeds in this year's tournament.