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By The Staff

Chatfield edges Ralston Valley, closes in on 5A Jeffco title

Jia Wiebe rallied in the third set for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Kelsey Maas at No. 3 singles as host Chatfield edged Ralston Valley 4-3 to remain undefeated in the 5A Jeffco League on April 17.
The win set up a showdown with Lakewood on April 21 to all but determine the 2014 conference title. A Chatfield win would lock up a Lady Chargers championship. Results from that match weren’t available at press time.
Other winners for Chatfield against Ralston Valley included No. 2 singles player Jade Moore, a 6-1, 6-1 winner; the No. 2 doubles team of Gabrielle Jones and Catherine Day; and the No. 4 doubles squad of Peyton Pritekel and Karlee Elliott.

Second-ranked Chatfield stays perfect, rolls past Golden
— Kendra Lanuza scored seven goals and had three assists, while Shelby Piper had six goals and four assists as Chatfield stormed past Golden 23-9 on April 19 at Trailblazer Stadium.
The Lady Chargers (11-0, 5-0 Jeffco League), the only undefeated team remaining and ranked No. 2 in the state, also got four goals from Rachael Walker, a hat trick from Jen Lanuza, two goals from Savannah Mellberg and one from Allie Sale. Walker added five assists.
Emily McMinimee made five saves in goal.

SanFilippo, Rebels continue their winning ways, top Heritage
— Anthony SanFilippo scored four goals and five other players also scored as seventh-ranked Columbine doubled up Heritage 10-5 on April 19 at DU’s Barton Stadium.
Nick Stasch added two goals, while Justin Gonzales, Jake Allen, Landon Kramer and Will Stebbins also scored for the Rebels (9-3, 5-0 5A Front Range).
Columbine, which has won seven straight, broke the game open with four goals in the third period.

First-half goal by Lakewood hands Columbine 1st league loss
­— A first-half goal held up for Lakewood as the Lady Tigers stunned Columbine 1-0 on April 17 at Lakewood Memorial Field.
The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for Columbine and knocked the Lady Rebels out of sole possession of first place in the 5A Jeffco League.
Columbine (8-2, 3-1 5A Jeffco) now has one loss in conference play along with Standley Lake and Ralston Valley. Columbine has already beat Standley Lake this season and plays the Lady Mustangs on April 29 in Arvada.