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Myska, Fountain Valley end Chatfield’s season with 5-1 win
— Jakub Myska scored two goals and assisted on another as top-seeded and Peaks Conference champion Fountain Valley bounced Chatfield from the first round of the high school state hockey playoffs with a 5-1 victory Feb. 22 at the Sertich Ice Center.
Garrett Van Wyhe also scored two goals, while Sage Marshall scored once and assisted on two goals for Fountain Valley.
The Danes led 5-0 late in the second period before Chatfield avoided the shutout with an Aaron Thompson goal. Brian Vits and Bryson Foster assisted on the tally.
Fountain Valley outshot Chatfield 35-18.
Ryan Seltenreich made 30 saves in net for the Chargers (8-11-1), who reached the state semifinals the past two seasons.

Dakota Ridge High hosting ‘Meet the Coaches’ night

Dakota Ridge High School is hosting a “Meet the DRHS Head Coaches” night on March 6, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Dakota Ridge High gymnasium.
The event is an opportunity for parents and eighth-grade students who will be attending Dakota Ridge next school year to meet coaches and ask questions regarding the sports programs.
The general meeting will be held in the gym before parents and students can report to classrooms to talk directly with individual coaches.
For more information, call athletic director Matt Heckel at 303-982-1956 or athletic secretary Rene Spiringer at 303-982-1881.

Chatfield, three others reach 5A state tournament

The Chatfield Lady Chargers were one of four local teams to qualify for the 48-team 5A girls basketball state tournament.
CHSAA released the bracket on Feb. 24.
Chatfield (10-13), a No. 8 seed in the Alice Barron Region, played host to No. 9 Legend (9-14) on Feb. 26. Results from all first-round games were not available at press time.
Dakota Ridge (7-16) earned a No. 10 seed and played at Legacy (11-12) also in the Alice Barron Region, while Columbine (7-16) and Littleton (10-13) were No. 11 seeds.
The Lady Rebels played at Doherty (14-9) in the first round of the Kaye Garms Region, while Littleton traveled to Fairview in the opening round of the Sharon Wilch Region.
Winners advance to the second round on March 1.

Oosthuizen leads charge as FRCS rolls Longmont Christian
Katherine Oosthuizen scored 26 points as Front Range Christian closed out the regular season with a 54-36 home win over Longmont Christian on Feb. 19.
The win was the Lady Falcons’ third straight and eighth in nine games.
Dani Lanting added 11 points.
Front Range Christian (13-6, 7-2 2A Mile High League) played host to Byers in the first round of the 2A District 4 tournament on Feb. 26. Results from that game weren’t available at press time. The winner advances to the semifinals on Feb. 28 at Mullen High School to face top-seeded Lutheran.