Thursday's prep roundup: Dewing leads Air Academy boys' basketball to sixth straight win

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Air Academy 73, Pueblo Centennial 49

At Pueblo East Coaches Classic: Thad Dewing scored 23 points and Calvin Yocum added 17 to lift the Kadets (6-2) to their sixth straight win.

Brock Bendrick hit three 3-pointers to finish with 12 points for Air Academy, which pulled away with a 21-13 fourth quarter against Pueblo Centennial (0-7). 

Pine Creek 68, Grand Junction Central 66

At Pueblo East Coaches Classic: Pine Creek (1-1) overcame a four-point deficit against the Warriors (2-4) with about 1:30 left to earn its first win of the season.

Widefield 58, Pueblo Central 55 (OT)

At Widefield: Tre Pierre led with 20 points and TJ Davis added 15 as the Gladiators (4-1) outscored Pueblo Central 9-6 in overtime.

Widefield has won four straight games. Pueblo Central dropped to 2-8.


Lewis-Palmer 64, Elizabeth 55

At Lewis-Palmer: Arianna Blowe and Sami Tucker each had 18 points to lead the Rangers (5-2). Bridget Cassidy added 10.

Blowe also grabbed seven rebounds and hit two 3-pointers for the Lewis-Palmer, which jumped to a 24-5 first quarter lead.

The Rangers survived a 21-13 fourth quarter rally by Elizabeth (0-5).

Woodland Park 53, Mitchell 21

At Woodland Park: Kylee Newsome finished with 14 points and Delaney Battin added 10 as the Panthers (3-2) held a 33-10 halftime.

Woodland Park snapped a two-game losing streak against Mitchell (0-7).


TCA 38, Vista Ridge 21

At The Classical Academy: Simeon Chambers (138) and Liam Young (170) each earned pins, while teammate Nathan Johns (182) recorded a technical fall.

Aidan Johnston won his 120-pound match 9-8 for the Titans (6-4), who benefited from three forfeits.

Both Johnston and Johns are 10-0 this season.

Vista Ridge's Jaime Snyder (132), James Bullock (145) and Ben Therein (160) each got a major decision, while Justice Boltjes won 13-9 at 152. 

Widefield 45, Mitchell 24

At Mitchell: The Gladiators recorded four pins and one decision, while Mitchell came away with two pins and a decision.