Thursday's prep roundup: Widefield boys' basketball holds on for win over Sierra, extends winning streak to six games

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BOYS' BASKETBALL

Widefield 70, Sierra 62

At Widefield: Tre Pierre scored 20 points and Randall Days chipped in 16 as the Gladiators held on in the Class 4A Colorado Springs Metro League matchup.

TJ Davis added 15 points for Widefield (12-4, 7-2 CSML), which led 43-25 and has won six straight.

Derrian Reed led Sierra (6-10, 3-6) with 24 points.

Mesa Ridge 81, Harrison 56

At Mesa Ridge: Devon Ricketts led with 20 points, Deven Nelson added 19 points and the Grizzlies jumped out to a 25-14 lead in the first quarter of the 4A CSML game.

Zac Ring was the third double-digit scorer for Mesa Ridge (11-4, 8-0) with 18 points.

Donta Dawson had 18 points and Orlando Westbrook added 11 for Harrison (6-10, 3-6).

St. Mary's 85, Florence 38

At Florence: The Pirates had a balanced attack with Tyler Englert leading with 14 points and three others scoring in double figures in the Class 3A Tri-Peaks League game.

Draven Hackley had 11 points and both Don Hartman and Joseph Reininger added 10 for St. Mary's (6-7, 5-1).

Florence (1-11, 0-5) got its first win of the season earlier this week against Colorado Springs School.

Woodland Park 73, Mitchell 43

At Woodland Park: Skye Ciccarelli exploded for 28 points and Josh Bodin added 19 for Woodland Park in the 4A CSML game.

Kodi Newsome also had 17 points for the Panthers (9-7, 4-5).

Mitchell (1-15, 0-9) has dropped 10 straight games.

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Mesa Ridge 72, Harrison 54

At Harrison: Angelina Jackson led with 18 points as three others scored in double figures in the 4A CSML game.

Monet Hubbard and Ashley Brown chipped 14 points and Layne Reed had 13 for Mesa Ridge (13-2, 9-0).

Harrison (4-12, 2-7) has dropped six of the last seven games.

Widefield 62, Sierra 59

At Sierra: Charisse Fairley had 22 points and Aaliyah Ricketts and Shynesti Johnson chipped in 15 and 14, respectively, as the Gladiators (12-3, 7-1) held on despite a 25-15 rally by Sierra (9-6, 5-3) in the fourth quarter of the 4A CSML game.

GIRLS' SWIMMING AND DIVING

F-FC 43, Sierra Grande 16, Pueblo East 13

At Fountain-Fort Carson: Sophomore Amira O'Sullivan led the Trojans by winning two individual titles (200-yard freestyle, 500 freestyle) and the Fountain-Fort Carson relay teams captured wins in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle.

In all, the Trojans won six events.

Liberty 122, ThunderRidge 64

At Liberty: The Lancers had a standout performance by Gabi Roeher, who won the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle, and Liberty won the 200 and 400 freestyle relay races.

The Lancers dominated with eight wins.

Palmer 106, Widefield 77

At Widefield: Lina Rettig (200 medley, 100 freestyle) and Sequoia Gilliam (100 butterfly, 100 backstroke) each won two events to lead the Terrors, who also captured victories in the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays.

Widefield's Vanessa Huhn won the 50 and 500 freestyle events.

WRESTLING

Falcon 42, Discovery Canyon 39

At Discovery Canyon: The Falcons prevailed in the tight battle after Denzel Carrucini (152 pounds), Caleb Sherrill (160), Trenton Kibler (170) and Jarrod Davis (195) each earned a pin despite the team forfeiting three matches.

Patrick Allis (120), Jaden Porreco (126) and Jared Turner (132) each finished with pins for Discovery Canyon.