Saturday's prep roundup: 7-0 Palmer Ridge football blows out Denver North

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Photo - 7-0 Palmer Ridge football blows out Denver North. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
7-0 Palmer Ridge football blows out Denver North. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing

FOOTBALL

Pueblo South 48, Liberty 16

At Liberty: Pueblo South controlled the game early, jumping out to a 21-3 first quarter lead that the Lancers couldn’t overcome.

Liberty remains undefeated at 0-7 overall, and 0-2 in the 4A Foothills League standings.

Lancers quarterback Trevor Halverson threw touchdowns of 76 and 75 yards in the second half to Ryan O’Connell and Moz Doria, respectively. Morgan Sibley also kicked a 39-yard field goal.

Pueblo South improved to 6-1 and 2-0.

Palmer Ridge 58, Denver North 0

At Denver North: Palmer Ridge exploded to a 51-0 halftime lead and never looked back, improving to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the 3A East Metro League standings.

Denver North suffered its first loss of the season and dropped to 6-1 and 1-1.

Mesa Ridge 44, Pueblo Centennial 14

At Mesa Ridge: The Grizzlies extended their winning streak to four games and improved to 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the 4A Southern League standings.

Pueblo Centennial dropped to 1-6 and 0-2.

SOFTBALL

St. Mary’s 10, Burlington 0 (six innings)

At Lutz Softball Complex in Arvada: The Pirates jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the fourth inning and controlled the Class 3A Region 5 opener.

St. Mary’s finished with 11 hits and held Burlington to just two hits.

Faith Christian 3, St. Mary’s 2

At Lutz Softball Complex in Arvada: The Pirates fell behind 3-0 before scoring two runs in the third inning, but the rally wasn’t enough.

Peyton Richter was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, and teammate Kylie Barta was 2 for 3 and scored one run in the loss. St. Mary’s (15-6) qualified for the state tournament.

BOYS' SOCCER

Discovery Canyon 5, Pueblo County 0

At Pueblo County: Greg Hill led with two goals, and Forrest Van Iwaarden, Kian Sablad and Kyle Bergmeier each added a score in the nonconference game.

The Thunder, who improved 8-5-1 overall, had a comfortable 3-0 halftime lead.

Pueblo County fell to 6-8.