Chargers stun Regis Jesuit, headed to state quarterfinals
AURORA — Ninth-seeded Chatfield scored four runs in the fourth inning and added an insurance run in the seventh to upend host Regis Jesuit at the Class 5A District 2 tournament on May 12 and qualify for the eight-team, double-elimination state bracket.
Chatfield (13-8), which opened the district tournament with a win over Douglas County, has allowed just one run in its last four games.
The Chargers, coached by Brad Thayer, have won eight of their last 10 games. They will play top-seeded Rocky Mountain (18-3) in the opening round at 10 a.m. May 17 at All-City Stadium in Denver.
Columbine’s season ended again by Arapahoe
AURORA — Tyler Windlund scored five goals, and five other players scored as seventh-seeded Arapahoe ended Columbine’s season for a second consecutive year with an 11-6 win in the 5A boys lacrosse state quarterfinals at Regis Jesuit High School on May 12.
Arapahoe led 3-0 after the first period and 5-1 at halftime. The Warriors (15-3) never trailed and will advance to face Regis Jesuit in the semifinals.
The Rebels, the Front Range League champions, end the season 11-6. Four of their six losses came to out-of-state opponents.
Cheyenne Mountain holds off valiant effort from Columbine
COLORADO SPRINGS — Tarah Gilbreth scored five goals as sixth-seeded Cheyenne Mountain survived a scare from Columbine for an 11-10 win in the Sweet 16 round of the girls lacrosse state tournament on May 12.
Cheyenne Mountain (15-1) advances to the state quarterfinals to face third-seeded Cherry Creek.
Columbine, seeded 11th, ended the season with a 10-6 record.
Upset-minded Arapahoe stuns Lady Chargers
LAKEWOOD — Alexy DeHarb led an offensive onslaught by ninth-seeded Arapahoe with five goals. Three other players — Kate Englert, Kienan Lindhardt and Britt Klosterman — had hat tricks in the Lady Warriors’ 20-9 upset of eighth-seeded Chatfield on May 12 at Trailblazer Stadium.
Arapahoe (8-6) advances to the girls lacrosse state quarterfinals to face top-seeded Regis Jesuit. The loss ended Chatfield’s season.
Jessa Arne led the Jeffco League champion Lady Chargers (12-4) with five goals.
Dakota Ridge’s upset bid snuffed out in overtime
FORT COLLINS — Koree Willer’s goal in the opening minute of overtime helped fourth-seeded Fossil Ridge avoid a first-round upset at the hands of Dakota Ridge with a 2-1 win on May 8 at French Field in the first round of the 5A girls soccer state playoffs.
No. 29 Dakota Ridge took an early 1-0 lead on a Taylor Terrel goal before Izzy Anders tied the game for Fossil Ridge in the 65th minute.
The loss ended the Lady Eagles’ season with a 5-11 record.
Lady Falcons give up rare goal, ousted in 3A tourney
LAFAYETTE — One goal proved to be enough as No. 15 Roaring Fork ended Front Range Christian’s season in the opening round of the 3A girls soccer state tournament on May 10 at Peak to Peak Charter School.
The goal was the first one 18th-seeded Front Range Christian had allowed in five games.
The Lady Falcons ended their season with a 12-3-1 record.
Rebels’ Olsen-Stavrakas wins 100 backstroke title at leagues
ARVADA — Columbine’s Grant Olsen-Stavrakas won the 100-yard backstroke at the Jeffco League boys swimming championships May 11 at Meyers Pool in a time of 55.35 seconds. He beat out Ralston Valley’s Addison Coen by 0.2 seconds.
“I’ve been going out 56, 57 (seconds) at other meets. To hit out at 55 is pretty good. But next week at state, we’re going to have to turn it up,” Olsen-Stavrakas said.
Chatfield scored its lone win in the meet-closing 400 freestyle relay. Jacob Stier, Kelly Huddleston, Santana Garcia and Zach Kugler swam to a time of 3 minutes, 19.73 seconds to edge the team from Pomona by 1.1 seconds. It helped the Chargers to a third-place team finish — second among 5A schools — with 516.5 points.
Columbine finished with 304 points and seventh place overall.
The 5A state swimming championships are May 17-18 at Colorado Mesa in Grand Junction.
TRACK & FIELD
Chatfield boys capture 5A Jeffco League title
LAKEWOOD — Chatfield’s boys track team won the 5A Jeffco League title with 188.5 points on May 11 at Jeffco Stadium.
The Chargers scored five individual or relay titles in the process. They were Nate Voth in the 100 (11.36 seconds), Nathan Moore in the 800 (1 minute, 59.46 seconds), Garrett Lane in the 110 hurdles (15.01), Chatfield’s 4x100 relay team (43.99), and its 4x800 relay team (8:13.33).
Columbine’s Bernard McDondle took first place in the long jump (21 feet, 10¾ inches).
On the girls sided, Dakota Ridge finished third with 121.5 points behind Lakewood (175.5) and Ralston Valley (151). Leading the charge was McKenna Spillar with a victory in the 3,200 in 11:07.13. Cayli Hume and Vanessa Gonzalez finished first and second, respectively, in the 800. Hume finished in 2:18.09, while Gonzalez crossed the finish line in 2:19.02.
Chatfield scored four wins. Brigitta Games won the shot put (35-1½) and the discus (121-7), Megan Bohn took first in the high jump (5-4), and the 4x100 relay team won in 50.66.
Speed and agility camp set for Dakota Ridge High School
Dakota Ridge High School is hosting its annual speed and agility camp June 3 to July 3.
The camp runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is open to children in grades two through 12.
The camp runs from 9 to 10:15 a.m. for grades 2-9 and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for grades 10-12.
Cost is $85. Brochures are available in the main office at Dakota Ridge and online at the school’s website at https://sites.google.com/a/jeffcoschools.us/dakota-hs/.
For more information, contact Ron Woitalewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.