Thursday's prep roundup: Doherty ties Denver South in boys' soccer

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Doherty 1, Denver South 1 (2OT)

At Garry Berry: The Spartans (1-1-1) and the Rebels played two overtime periods to try to decide the score, but the match ended in a draw after neither team could muster an overtime goal.

The Spartans scored in the first half, but the Rebels scored the equalizer in the second to send it to overtime.

The Classical Academy 4, Cheyenne Mountain 2

At TCA: The reigning 4A champion Titans (2-1) had a 3-1 lead with 16 minutes to go in the match. The Indians (1-2) scored four minutes later to get within one, but the Titans held off the Indians as Eli Grant sealed the deal with a goal in the final minute.

Colorado Springs Christian School 5, Vanguard 0

The Lions led 1-0 after the first half before scoring four in the second to blank the Coursers (0-1) and improve to 2-0.

Kinsley Smith scored twice and Ethan Campagna, Michael Benthem and James Houser scored the other three goals. Benthem also had an assist.

Manitou Springs 5, Lamar 0

At Manitou Springs: Riley Jungbauer's hat trick helped power the Mustangs past the Savages (1-1) as Manitou improved to 2-0. Cullen Cote had a goal and an assist and Jezreal Sommers also scored for the Mustangs.

Rampart 5, ThunderRidge 4

At ThunderRidge: The Rams led 5-1 after the first half before the Grizzlies got within one with three goals in the second. The Rams held on, though, and improved to 2-0. The Grizzlies fell to 1-2.

Coronado 1, Falcon 0

At Falcon: After falling in their first two matches, the Cougars (1-2) came out on top Thursday with the victory over the Falcons (0-2).



Palmer Ridge 3, Thompson Valley 2

At Thompson Valley: The Bears (3-0) gritted out a tough win after losing the first two sets, but then fighting back to win the final three against the Eagles (0-3).

Riley Simpson led the Bears with 19 kills, Summer Reflogal had 18 and Kori Woods at 11. Grace McIntosh led the team with 13 digs.

ThunderRidge 3, Doherty 0

At Doherty: The Spartans (0-1) dropped their season-opening match after falling in straight sets to the Grizzlies (2-1).

Mountain Vista 3, Coronado 1

At Mountain Vista: The Cougars (1-1) kept pace with the Golden Eagles in the first half of the match as the teams split the first two sets, but Mountain Vista (2-0) prevailed with wins in the final two sets.

Mara Abernethy led the Cougars with 11 kills and teammate Jaelyn Hershberger had nine. Bethany Heitland came up wth 25 digs for Coronado.

Palmer 3, Widefield 0

At Palmer: The Terrors won 25-24, 25-11, 25-20 to defeat the Gladiators to earn a season-opening win. Widefield fell to 0-2.

Rampart 3, The Classical Academy 0

At TCA: Abby Wolverton led the Rams with 11 kills and Kira Warren added 10 as Rampart improved to 2-0. Mica VanDerMeulen finished with 23 digs.

The Titans fell to 1-2.

Liberty 3, Vista Ridge 0

At Vista Ridge: Jordan Valentine had eight kills and Avery Smith finished with six as the Lancers (2-1) defeated the Wolves (0-3). Nikita Elsner led Liberty with 10 digs.

Evangelical Christian Academy 3, Cornerstone Christian Academy 0

At ECA: Liz Bristow led the Eagles with seven kills and Karoline Garwood added five as ECA dominated the Bulldogs and improved to 1-1. The Bulldogs fell to 1-2. Garwood also had seven aces and Grace Arnold had five.



Rampart 12, Coronado 6

At Rampart: The Rams (6-0, 4-0 5A Colorado Springs Metro League) remained unbeaten and only needed two innings to score 12 runs after scoring six in the third and the fourth to defeat the Cougars (0-5, 0-3).

Senior Shelby Shepherd earned the win after pitching a complete game in which she struck out eight and gave up two earned runs and eight hits. Senior Kate Frederick finished with four RBIs.

Pueblo South 16, Air Academy 7

At Air Academy: The Colts (4-0) scored five runs in the third inning and added another four in the fourth to take a 10-4 lead over Air Academy. The Kadets (3-4) scored three runs in the sixth as they tried to mount a comeback, but the Colts added five more in the seventh and the Kadets couldn't answer.

Senior Cassidy Horn pitched a complete game for the Kadets and gave up 14 hits and 16 runs in the process, nine of which were earned. Amanda Smith, Karsen Romines and Lindsay Holloway each had an RBI.

Stats for Pueblo South were not reported.

Pine Creek 18, Palmer 1 (4 innings)

At Palmer: The Eagles scored two runs in the first and third innings before the onslaught took place in the fourth. Pine Creek (3-1, 3-0 5A CSML) hammered in 14 runs in the fourth to put the Terrors (0-4, 0-3) away after four.

Leah Passafiume went 3 for 3 with three runs and five RBIs to lead the Eagles, while Sarah Gardner and Katie Spieth each batted in two runs.

Brooke Linden struck out seven and didn't allow a run in three innings of work. Laura Clay pitched the other inning for the Eagles and struck out one.

Fountain-Fort Carson 9, Liberty 5

At FFC: Both the Lancers (0-3,0-2 5A CSML) and the Trojans had eight hits, but the Lancers also made six errors to the Trojans two as FFC improved to 5-0 (4-0).

Alyssa Steele earned the win after striking out seven, while giving up four earned runs and 11 hits in a complete game for the Trojans.



Mitchell Open

At Cherokee Ridge Golf Course: The Classical Academy took a 15-stroke lead over second-place Woodland Park in the 4A Colorado Springs Metro League after winning the team title on Thursday.

TCA's Liam O'Halloran shot a 2-under 70 to claim the individual title, while Woodland Park's Shake Purkey placed second after shooting 78. The Panthers placed second after shooting 248 as a team - 11 strokes behind TCA - and Cheyenne Mountain placed third with 254.



Cheyenne Mountain 7, Pueblo Central 0

At Pueblo Central: Danny Geisz, Paul Jones and Christian Ridings all claimed individual titles as the Indians won each match in straight sets to improve to 2-0. Pueblo Central fell to 1-1.

Sand Creek 7, Harrison 0

At Sand Creek: Sand Creek didn't drop a set as the Scorpions (1-0, 1-0 4A Region 6) defeated the Panthers (0-2).

Pueblo West 7, Doherty 0

At Doherty: Doherty's Caleb Laurence nearly forced a third set in his No. 1 singles match against Tyler Cruz in the closest match, but Laurence fell short and Pueblo West didn't drop a set.