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The Gazette 2016-17 Girls' Basketball 5A-4A All-Area teams

Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

First team

Guard

Chloe Welch,

Mesa Ridge, jr.

Her 18.0 ppg average led all of 4A, while her 469...

Team chemistry critical to Doherty girls' playoff run

Updated: Sat, Mar 4, 2017

Despite the fact that there are no ropes involved in basketball, holding onto one means an awful lot to the Doherty girls'...

Doherty starts fast before Grandview powers to 5A state girls basketball win

Updated: Sat, Mar 4, 2017

DENVER - Doherty watched in disbelief as No. 2 Grandview scored five points in the final three seconds of the first quarter...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A, 3A state tournaments

Updated: Fri, Mar 3, 2017

The 5A and 4A tournaments move into the quarterfinals of their respective tournaments, while 3A teams step into the first...

Gazette Preps Peak Performer : Hunter Maldonado, Vista Ridge, basketball

Updated: Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Vista Ridge senior Hunter Maldonado won't settle in the spotlight. He'd prefer to pass it on.

By now, a collection of...

Mesa Ridge AD DJ Latino recalls Pueblo East roots heading into girls' hoops playoff matchup

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

DJ Latino is sure to meet plenty of friends prior to Tuesday's game between Pueblo East and Mesa Ridge in a girls' 4A round...

Girls' basketball playoff capsules for 5A, 4A

Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2017

A berth in the quarterfinals and a trip to the Denver Coliseum is just one win away as teams hit the round of 16 on Tuesday...

Doherty downs Rampart in second round of 5A girls' basketball playoffs

Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Kalani Poloa knew her team needed a spark. For the first time all season, the Spartans found themselves down at the...

Girls' basketball 5A, 4A state tournament capsules

Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

With so many first-round upsets, there are some interesting disparities in rankings matchups. But that's what makes it fun....

To bye or not to bye? Area girls' hoop coaches seem to prefer rest, time to prepare

Updated: Mon, Feb 20, 2017

To the surprise of Phil Roiko, his Air Academy girls' basketball team will get a few extra days off to hopefully get things...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Mesa Ridge locks up 4A CSML girls' basketball crown

Updated: Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Girls' Basketball

Mesa Ridge 54,

Cañon City 51

At Mesa Ridge: Behind 23 points and 16 rebounds from...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Rampart's Jackson Ehrlin has 49 points in win over Liberty

Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Rampart 86, Liberty 64

At Rampart: Jackson Ehrlin had a gigantic game to lead the 5A No. 2...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings: Doherty boys, girls No. 1 in basketball

Updated: Tue, Feb 7, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team (RPI) *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty (7) 15-3 1

2. Rampart (10) 14-5...

Doherty girls' hoops uses 10-0 run to rally vs. Pine Creek

Updated: Thu, Feb 2, 2017

After the final buzzer and with the hard-fought victory sealed, Mykiaa Minniss sat on the court with an open-mouth smile as...

Rematch between Doherty, Pine Creek in girls' hoops among games to watch

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017

This week we get several matchups between teams in the top three spots of a few conferences.

It's fun to see so many...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vanguard boys' basketball continues surge with road win at Buena Vista

Updated: Wed, Feb 1, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Vanguard 78,

Buena Vista 71

At Buena Vista: Seth Fuqua poured in 34 points, helping...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 30, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 13-3 No. 1

2. Vista Ridge 13-4 2

3....

Saturday's prep roundup: Doherty defeats Liberty in girls' basketball

Updated: Sat, Jan 28, 2017

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Doherty 64, Liberty 40

At Doherty: Aubriana Noti had her 15th double-double of the season -...

No. 1 Doherty girls earn hard-fought win over Liberty

Updated: Thu, Jan 26, 2017

On a night when Doherty didn't have its best game, the Spartans still showed the rest of the 5A Colorado Springs Metro...

Games to watch include pair of Doherty-Liberty doubleheaders in boys' and girls' hoops

Updated: Wed, Jan 25, 2017

It's going to be hard to find games that will match up to what we saw Tuesday and Wednesday in the Pikes Peak region.

...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 10-3 1

2. Vista Ridge 11-4 3

3....

Monday's prep roundup: Doherty hockey rallies, beats Pine Creek in overtime

Updated: Mon, Jan 23, 2017

HOCKEY

Doherty 5, Pine Creek 4

At Sertich: Scott Sellers' second goal of the game 1:29 into overtime gave...

Undefeated Manitou Springs, Peyton boys' basketball battle among games to watch this week

Updated: Wed, Jan 18, 2017

While we're in the thick of league play, this week we look at a couple of nonconference matchups and a cross-classification...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 16, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 9-3 1

2. Rampart 9-4 2

3. Vista...

Wednesday's prep roundup: Seven pins lead Mesa Ridge past Discovery Canyon

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

WRESTLING

Mesa Ridge 48,...

Defending 3A, 4A boys' hoops teams face off among this weekend's prep games to watch

Updated: Wed, Jan 11, 2017

While wind blew away some games early in the week, it looks like snow should hold off until competitions are done this...

Doherty outlasts Pine Creek in overtime in girls' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Somewhere between exiting the court at halftime and returning to start the second half, Doherty lost its offense. But the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Jan 9, 2017

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 7-3 No. 1

2. Rampart 7-3 No. 2

3....

Tuesday's prep roundup: Liberty tops Sand Creek in girls' basketball

Updated: Tue, Jan 3, 2017

Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Liberty 38,...

Tuesday's prep roundup: Vista Ridge boys top Coronado

Updated: Wed, Dec 21, 2016

Highlights from Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Vista Ridge...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Mon, Dec 19, 2016

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 5-1 1

2. Rampart 4-3 2

3. Liberty...

Doherty girls' hoops off to best start in 10 years after win over Mountain Vista

Updated: Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Through the first eight minutes of play Thursday night, Doherty let Mountain Vista hang around. After one quarter, the...

This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings

Updated: Tue, Dec 13, 2016

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Team *Record Last week

5A

1. Doherty 3-1 t1

2. Rampart 3-2 t1

3. Vista...

Girls' basketball capsules for 5A, 4A classifications

Updated: Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Here's a team-by-team look at girls' basketball programs in the 5A and 4A classifications.

5A

CSML

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Wednesday's prep roundup: Sand Creek hires girls' basketball coach

Updated: Sat, Sep 17, 2016

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Tommie Johnson was tabbed the new Sand Creek girls' basketball coach, Sand Creek announced via...