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By The Staff

Holmes, Overholt carry Chatfield past D’Evelyn
— Lee Holmes scored twice and Ben Overholt added a penalty kick goal as Chatfield held off D’Evelyn 3-2 in the third-place game of the South Jeffco Invite on Sept. 7 at Lakewood Memorial Field.
Holmes scored in the seventh minute just inside the left post before D’Evelyn got the equalizer 15 minutes later on a Chatfield own goal. The Chargers retook the lead on Overholt’s penalty kick in the 29th minute and Holmes scored a minute later for a 3-1 halftime lead.
D’Evelyn (2-2) pulled within 3-2 on a Sam Van Sickle goal in the 64th minute, but that’s as close as the Jaguars would get.
Chatfield improved to 3-2 with the victory.

Farmers plant shutout on Rebels in South Jeffco Invite
— Dan Van Note and Max Sweeney scored two goals each, and Sean Gaouette added a tally as Wheat Ridge posted a 5-0 victory over Columbine on Sept. 7 at Lakewood Memorial Field in the seventh-place game of the South Jeffco Invite.
Wheat Ridge led 2-0 at halftime.
The Rebels dropped to 0-4 under first-year head coach Zach Martin. Columbine has been outscored 16-3 in those games.

McDondle, Rebels avenge 2012 loss to Fountain-Fort Carson
— Bernard McDondle rushed for 132 yards and three touchdowns as the Columbine Rebels avenged a loss to Fountain-Fort Carson last season with a 27-12 win on Sept. 6.
Columbine (2-0) rallied from 12-7 deficit in the fourth quarter with three touchdowns in the final 7 minutes, 40 seconds of regulation. Emery Taylor’s 50-yard interception return with 1:14 left sealed the victory.

Dakota Ridge clicks on all cylinders in win over Golden
— Aaron Nelson rushed for 131 yards and four touchdowns, while Braxton Thais threw for 196 yards and two scores in Dakota Ridge’s 51-6 rout of Golden on Sept. 6 at Trailblazer Stadium.
Jake Sanchez caught six passes for 96 yards and a TD for the Eagles (1-1).

Littleton wins second straight, rolls past George Washington
— Littleton High, for the second straight week, avenged a defeat from 2012. This time, the Lions topped host George Washington 44-13 on Sept. 7 at All City Stadium. The Lions (2-1) led 30-0 at halftime.