Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creeks blanks Pueblo West



Pine Creek 35, Pueblo West 0

At Pueblo West: A big night from Xavier Hill allowed Pikes Peak region 4A No. 1 Pine Creek to cruise to its fourth straight win.

The junior rushed for touchdowns of 11 and five yards, and also caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Brock Domann. That wasn't Domann's only passing score of the night, as he found Peter Isais for a 14-yard strike. Wyatt Wieland added a 3-yard rushing touchdown for the Eagles (5-2, 2-0 4A Southern), who have only given up 32 total points during their four-game streak.

Rampart 34, Montrose 16

At Montrose: The Rams won for the fourth time in five games thanks to five rushing touchdowns.

4A No. 2 Rampart (5-2, 2-0 4A Pikes Peak) got scoring runs of 82 and 21 yards from Keion Cross, while Xavier Bishop-falu exploded for a 77-yard touchdown.

Erfan Zangeneh chipped in with a 10-yard rushing score, and Jared Behm's 5-yard run in the third quarter made it 34-7.

Harrison 69, Pueblo Central 19

At Harrison: The 3A No. 3 Panthers lit up the scoreboard with a potent rushing attack, including three scoring runs from both Orlando Westbrook and Aumiere Shedrick.

Westbrook also found Dajion Gainer for a 45-yard passing touchdown for Harrison (5-2, 2-0 3A South Central), which has averaged 37 points per game during its five-game winning streak.

TCA 38, Florence 26

At Florence: The 2A & Below No. 2 Titans got a tough road win to move to 6-1 and stay tied for second in the 2A Tri-Peaks with Manitou Springs at 2-1.

TCA got a pair of rushing touchdowns and 172 yards from Austin Weingart, and Cade Bethany threw for 181 yards and three scores.

Florence (4-3, 1-2) is in danger of missing the playoffs with tough games against Manitou and La Junta on the horizon. Dixon Lawson had two touchdown runs for the Huskies, while Alec Lucero added a passing and rushing score.

Peyton 44, Lake County 12

At Lake County: The Panthers remained perfect with another blowout victory.

2A & Below No. 1 Peyton (7-0, 3-0 1A Tri-Peaks) scored 20 points in the second quarter to expand its lead to 26-12 at the half, and shut Lake County out in the final 24 minutes.

Manitou Springs 35, Salida 34

At Manitou Springs: The 2A & Below No. 3 Mustangs rallied late with a touchdown pass from Cole Sienknecht to Lucas Rodholm, and a successful two-point conversion, to avoid the upset.

Sienknecht also found Jake Haas for two touchdowns through the air, while Uriah Waters and Davyn Adamscheck each added a rushing score.

Manitou Springs improves to 6-1 and 2-1 in 2A Tri-Peaks play.

Widefield 27, Air Academy 23

At Air Academy: The Gladiators rallied from a 17-6 halftime deficit thanks to a 15-0 third quarter.

TJ Davis had rushing touchdowns of 1, 32 and 57 yards for Widefield (4-3, 1-1 4A Southern), while Isaac Price added a 3-yard scoring run.

Max Raber threw two touchdown passes to Josh Apticar, and also ran for a score for the Kadets (1-6, 0-2), who have lost five straight.

Palmer Ridge 42, Denver North 0

At Palmer Ridge: It was another big night for Palmer Ridge sophomore quarterback Ty Evans.

He threw an 85-yard touchdown pass to Cory McLellan, a 60-yard scoring bomb to Zach Hester and a 15-yard strike to Greyson Matalus - who also ran for a 55-yard score.

Raef Ruel and Anthony Roberson each chipped in with short scoring runs, and the Bears (5-2, 2-0 3A East Metro) have won three straight, averaging 37 points per game in that stretch.

Grand Junction Central 47, Cheyenne Mountain 21

At Cheyenne Mountain: The 4A No. 3 Indians had their three-game winning streak come to an abrupt end, and now sit at 5-2 and 1-1 in the 4A Foothills.

Mesa Ridge 42, Pueblo Centennial 0

At Pueblo Centennial: Mesa Ridge (5-2, 2-0 4A Southern) has won four of its last five, averaging 43 points per game in those contests.

Highlands Ranch 33, Fountain-Fort Carson 0

At F-FC: This one was ugly from the get-go, as the 5A No. 2 Trojans (2-5, 0-2 5A Mt. Lincoln) lost their third straight.

Mitchell 20, Woodland Park 19

At Mitchell: Mitchell (3-4, 1-1 3A Southern) rallied to defeat Woodland Park (2-5, 0-2).

Vista Ridge 28, Coronado 6

At Vista Ridge: The Wolves improved to 4-3 and 2-0 in 4A Pikes Peak play, while Coronado falls to 2-5 and 1-1 in conference.

Buena Vista 54, St. Mary's 10

At Buena Vista: The Pirates fall to 0-6, and 0-2 in the 1A Tri-Peaks. St. Mary's has given up at least 36 points in every game this season.


5A State Tournament

At Gates Tennis Complex: The Coronado No. 2 doubles team of Tucker Travins and Reilly Fredell won a playback match - the first match an area boys' 5A school has won at the state tournament since 2010.

Travins and Fredell defeated Mountain Vista's Collin Bean and Tommy Hipp 6-2, 6-4 in the playback quarterfinals, before losing 6-1, 6-3 to Fairview in the playback semis.

The Cougars earned a team point for the win, which was the first time a local team scored at state since Pine Creek did it seven years ago.