Friday's prep roundup: Harrison football continues historic start with rout of Woodland Park

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Harrison 58, Woodland Park 7

At Woodland Park: Orlando Westbrook accounted for 241 yards and ran for a score and passed for two more, Aumiere Shedrick rushed for 205 yards and three touchdowns, and Harrison (5-0) continued its best start in decades with a rout of Woodland Park (2-3).

David Barrow had two touchdown receptions and added an interception return for a score for the Panthers. According to longtime school athletic director Dave Hogan, the Panthers were last undefeated this late in the season in 1973, 1977 or sometime in the 1980s.

Logan Taylor's touchdown run put Woodland Park on the board to make it a 20-7 game in the second quarter.Ralston Valley 17, Pine Creek 14

Ralston Valley 17, Pine Creek 14

At D20 Stadium: David Moore III ran for a 36-yard touchdown to give Pine Creek an early lead, but Ralston Valley responded with 17 unanswered points to break the Eagles' 15-game winning streak.

Daniel Fuhr's late rushing touchdown ended the scoring and brought the Eagles to within three.

La Junta 21, TCA 11

At La Junta: Jon Nuschy scored ran for a short score and found Matthew Espinosa for another through the air, and Aaron Lopez gave defending 2A state champion La Junta (4-1) breathing room with a blocked punt return in the second half as the Tigers dealt TCA (4-1) its first loss in a battle of the state's top 2A teams.

The Titans got a 30-yard field goal from Hayden Cooper and a 64-yard touchdown pass from Cade Bethany to Joshua Frankmore.

Air Academy 34, Sand Creek 12

At Air Academy: Troyer Morse ran for a score and threw for another, and Zach Martin added two late rushing touchdowns to put the game away as Air Academy (4-1) pulled away from Sand Creek (1-4).

The Kadets outscored the Scorpions 24-0 in the second half.

Ben Newton's field goal early in the third quarter gave Air Academy the lead for good at 13-12, and Martin later had touchdown runs of 14 and 33 yards.

Damon Murdock's 18-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter gave Sand Creek a 12-10 lead.

Pueblo West 49, Coronado 7

At Pueblo West: A fumble return for a touchdown in the game's opening minutes gave Coronado (2-3) a quick lead, but it was all Pueblo West (5-0) after that as the Cyclones dominated.

Pueblo West led 21-7 at the end of the first quarter and put the game away with 21 more points in the third quarter.

Manitou Springs 27, Lamar 20

At Lamar: Behind the effort of Jake Haas, who ran for a touchdown and passed for one as well, Manitou Springs (3-2, 1-0 2A Tri-Peaks) knocked off Lamar (1-4, 0-1) in the league opener for both teams.

Haas' 18-yard touchdown pass to Jason Rizzo in the closing seconds of the first half tied the game at 18 heading into intermission.

Peyton 48, Rye 7

At Rye: Trevor Walker threw three touchdown passes and Josh Gonzales ran for two and caught another to help Peyton (4-1, 1-0 1A Black Forest) erase an early deficit and roll past Rye with a dominant second half.

Peyton tied the game at 7 on Gonzales' 25-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.

The Panthers outscored the Thunderbolts 41-0 in the second half.

Mesa Ridge 45, Heritage 26

At C.A. Foster Stadium: John Hubbard-Johnson had two early scores for Mesa Ridge, helping the Grizzlies (3-2) build an early lead and cruise past Heritage on homecoming night.

Mesa Ridge maintained that lead heading into halftime at 28-14 and increased the advantage to 42-14 after three quarters.

Thomas Jefferson 49, Sierra 6

At Memorial Stadium: Demetrius Long's kickoff return provided a highlight on an otherwise tough night for Sierra (1-4) in a nonleague loss to Thomas Jefferson.

Long's score with 47 seconds left in the first half cut the deficit to 30-6.

Roosevelt 33, Lewis-Palmer 7

At Johnstown: Lewis-Palmer (1-4) couldn't recover from a slow start, falling behind by two touchdowns in the first quarter in a road nonleague loss.

The Rangers cut the deficit to 20-7 in the third quarter.

Chatfield 38, Widefield 6

At Jeffco Stadium: A 21-point second quarter powered Chatfield to a homecoming win over Widefield (4-1) that snapped the Gladiators' four-game winning streak.

The Chargers led 28-0 at halftime.


Elizabeth 11, Palmer Ridge 1 (5 innings)

At Elizabeth: Palmer Ridge (10-6) grabbed an early lead, but Elizabeth (12-4) scored 11 unanswered runs to secure a big nonleague win and run its win streak to eight games.

The Cardinals tied the game at 1 with a run in the second, then blew the game open with four runs in the third and added four more in the fourth before ending it with a two-run fifth.