Monday's prep roundup: Sample, Air Academy capture golf titles at Indian Invitational

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Cheyenne Mountain Invitational

At Country Club of Colorado: Kellsey Sample of Palmer Ridge shot a 3-over-par 74 to extend her individual lead in the conference race, and Air Academy claimed a one-shot victory in the team standings.

Through the first four Pikes Peak Athletic Conference tournaments, Palmer Ridge leads Air Academy by just four shots heading into Thursday's finale at Springs Ranch Golf Course.

Sample leads younger sister Ashlee Sample by 24 strokes.

Sarah Hwang of St. Mary's finished two shots behind Sample at 76, while Elly Carlson of Pine Creek and Cheyenne Mountain's Casey Fetters each carded rounds of 81.

Pine Creek and Cheyenne Mountain tied for second at 274.



Vista Ridge Classic

At Vista Ridge: Raymon Harper earned individual titles in the high jump (6 feet, 5 inches) and long jump (23-2) to pace Vista Ridge to a second-place team finish, only 13 points behind Castle View.

Anthony Bellot and teammate Isaiah Lapioli went 1-2 in the 400 meters.

Vista Ridge also placed second in the girls' standings, eight points off the pace set by Highlands Ranch. Wolves junior Kaylin King took first in the 200 (26.33 seconds) and long jump (16-9).



Rampart 10, Coronado 1

At D20 Stadium: Rampart (12-3, 5-1 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) poured it on late, scoring eight times in the second half as the Rams routed Coronado, clinching a share of the league title, the program's first since 1987.

CSCS 6, Pinnacle 0

At CSCS: Hannah Wilson scored three times and set up two others, breaking the school record for assists in a season with 18 to lead Colorado Springs Christian (12-2) past The Pinnacle. Gabby Huthoefer also had three goals and two assists for the Lions.

St. Mary's 6, Middle Park 0

At Grace Center: Marisa Shigio and Mary Brummel each scored twice for St. Mary's (11-3), which poured it on early with four goals in the first half of a nonleague rout.

Isabella Thomas and Cassidy Sorensen added goals for the Pirates, while Becca Dunbaugh stopped all five shots on frame.

Vanguard 5, Colo. Springs School 4

At The Vanguard School: Aliyah Moya scored all five goals for Vanguard (6-6) in a nonleague win over Colorado Springs School (3-6).

The freshman scored twice in the first half and added three more in the second half.

Angie Nguyen had 13 saves for Vanguard.

Canon City 11, Mitchell 1

At Canon City: Freshmen Mackenzie Roberts and Jerika Moore scored three goals apiece, and Roxanne Murray added two to lead Canon City (10-3-1, 5-1-1 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) past Mitchell (2-11, 2-5) in a game stopped early in the second half due to the 10-goal mercy rule.

Mollie Wagner, Lisa Miller and Cassidy Haimel added goals for the Tigers, who led 10-1 at halftime.

Kate Tedquist and Abigail Rupp had three assists apiece for Canon City.

Discovery Canyon 3, Palmer Ridge 2, OT

At Discovery Canyon: Maddie Underwood scored one of Discovery  Canyon's biggest goals of the season, netting three minutes into overtime to lead the Thunder (8-5-1, 4-2 5A/4A PPAC) past Palmer Ridge (6-8, 3-4).

Anette Galaviz and Alexandra Palmer also scored for the Thunder.

The win puts the Thunder alone in third place in conference with only a league game against Cheyenne Mountain remaining on Friday.

The win also moved Discovery Canyon from No. 22 to No. 20 in the RPI. Palmer Ridge was at No. 26.


Valor Christian 13, Air Academy 4

At Valor Christian: Air Academy (8-4) dug itself an early hole, trailing 6-0 after the first quarter and 9-1 at halftime and never found its offensive rhythm in a road nonleague loss at Valor Christian (9-4).


ThunderRidge 18, Air Academy 10

At Air Academy: Reagan Brenenstuhl scored a team-high four goals for Air Academy (8-3), which kept it close for one half before being outscored by the Grizzlies (10-3) 11-4 in the second half.

Natalie Sannes and Anna Sawyer had two goals apiece for the Kadets.


Pine Creek 9, Fountain-Fort Carson 1

At Pine Creek: Toby Scoles struck out 15 batters, and every starter in the lineup had at least one hit for Pine Creek (12-5, 11-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro League), which clinched its eighth straight league title by beating Fountain-Fort Carson (10-7, 7-3). Jay Onken led the hit parade for the Eagles with a 3-for-4 performance.

Canon City 11, TCA 1 (5 innings)

At Canon City: Jarett Koch, Zac Hanenberg and Harvey Wall each drove in two runs apiece as Canon City (12-4, 5-0 4A CSML) won its fifth game in a row and remained undefeated in league play, setting up Tuesday's league-title tilt at Mesa Ridge (8-8, 6-0). TCA fell to 6-10, 3-3.

Vista Ridge 9, Falcon 8

At Falcon: This time, Vista Ridge didn't squander a late lead against its District 49 rival. Gabe Schafer and Kahner Sampson both had three RBIs as the Wolves (3-14, 2-10 4A/5A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference) held off Falcon (11-6, 7-5).

On April 26, Vista Ridge blew a two-run lead in the sixth inning and ultimately fell 5-4 in 10 innings.

On Monday, the Wolves built an 8-2 lead before the Falcons erupted for five in the fifth to make it a one-run game but managed to stay in front.