Cheyenne Mountain 4, Sand Creek 3
At Sand Creek: Pikes Peak region 4A No. 1 Cheyenne Mountain led 1-0 at the half, and each team exploded for three goals in the second, as the Indians held on behind two goals and an assist from Devon Mattingly. Cameron Kratt and Luke White each tallied a goal and an assist for the Indians (10-1, 3-0 4A Pikes Peak).
Garrett Kramer scored two goals to lead Sand Creek (9-2, 2-1), which saw its five-game winning streak broken.
Air Academy 6, Falcon 0
At Air Academy: The 4A No. 2 Kadets ran their win streak to five, and remained unbeaten against 4A competition. Air Academy is 10-1 and 3-0 in 4A PPAC play. Falcon falls to 1-9 and 0-3.
TCA 10, Woodland Park 0
At TCA: The 4A No. 3 Titans cruised in this one, improving to 7-2 and staying atop the 4A Metro standings at 3-0, in a tie with Mitchell. Woodland Park falls to 3-8, and 0-4.
CSCS 10, Ellicott 0
At CSCS: The 3A No. 1 Lions scored nine times in the first half, led by two goals from both David Benthem and Tanner MacKay. Ethan Campagna added a goal and two assists for CSCS (8-2, 4-0 3A Tri-Peaks 2), while Lookens Smith tallied a goal and an assist.
William Smith 5, Manitou Springs 1
At Manitou Springs: Ted Weiss scored the lone goal on an assist from Seamus Lowe, but the 3A No. 3 Mustangs saw their three-game winning streak end, falling to 7-5.
Doherty 1, Liberty 0
At Liberty: The 5A No. 2 Spartans (7-4, 2-0) stayed atop the 5A Metro standings, tied with Pine Creek. Liberty falls to 2-9, and 1-1 in conference play.
Palmer Ridge 4, Vista Ridge 3
At Palmer Ridge: The Bears exploded for four second-half goals, including two from Eldar Krause, and one from both Matt Grant and Dom Louiero. Nick Boldvich added two assists for Palmer Ridge (7-3, 1-2 4A PPAC). Vista Ridge (6-5, 1-2) took a 1-0 lead to half behind a Joel Walker goal, and also got scores from Hunter Maldonado and Evan Bowers.
Rampart 4, Fountain-Fort Carson 1
At Rampart: Jack McReynolds tallied a hat trick to lead the Rams, and Dane Myers added a goal, while Matthew Davis chipped in with two assists and Dillon O'Neal added one helper. Rampart improved to 3-7-2 and 2-1 in 5A Metro play, while the Trojans fall to 1-8-2 and 0-3.
Palmer 4, Coronado 0
At Palmer: Jacob Joergenson tallied a hat trick to lead the Terrors, who won their first game of the season. Mohamed Sukkur added a goal and Ryan Bevins had an assist for Palmer (1-9-1, 1-1 5A Metro). Coronado (4-6, 0-2) only had three shots on goal.
Mitchell 4, Widefield 1
At Widefield: Mitchell scored twice in each half to win its fourth straight game and improve to 5-5, and 3-0 in 4A Metro play. Kody Scholl scored the lone goal for Widefield (3-8, 2-2), off an assist from Tanner Eubanks.
James Irwin 2, Rye 0
At James Irwin: The Jaguars (8-4, 2-2 3A Region 1) won their third game in a row, and haven't given up a goal in those contests.
Lewis-Palmer 3, Air Academy 0
At Lewis-Palmer: The Pikes Peak region 4A No. 1 Rangers continued to roll, defeating the Kadets 25-13, 25-8, 25-15. Michaela Putnicki led the way with 12 kills and nine digs, and McKenna Sciacca had 34 assists for Lewis-Palmer (14-0, 2-0 4A Pikes Peak). Air Academy falls to 7-6, and 1-1 in conference.
Coronado 3, Liberty 1
At Coronado: The 5A No. 3 Cougars rallied after losing the first set to take this one 24-26, 25-23, 25-16, 25-22. Jaelyn Hershberger had 24 kills and 16 digs, while Delaney St. Pierre totaled 47 assists and Mara Abernathy added 14 kills for Coronado (10-4, 1-0 5A Metro). The Lancers had four girls with double-digit kills, led by Hailey Boutwell's 13. Kennedy Garnhart had 41 assists and 15 digs, and Gabby Monteleone added 33 digs for Liberty (6-7, 0-1).
CSCS 3, La Junta 0
At CSCS: The 3A No. 1 Lions remained perfect in conference play with a 25-9, 25-14, 25-12 victory. Christine Ajayi had 15 digs and 13 kills, while Cassie Davis had 36 assists and eight aces and Christa Vogt tallied 12 kills and nine blocks for CSCS (13-3, 8-0 3A Tri-Peaks).
Manitou Springs 3, Vanguard 2
At Vanguard: The Mustangs mounted a large comeback to knock off the Coursers in a five-set thriller, 28-30, 21-25, 25-10, 25-20, 15-5. Shelby Hard had 13 kills and five solo blocks for Manitou Springs, while Abi Boren had 16 assists, Erin Irhig added 15 assists and Alison Coleman led the team in digs with 23. The Mustangs (7-6, 5-1 3A Tri-Peaks) have won their last six matches, half of which have gone the distance to five sets.
Chloe Polette led Vanguard (11-6, 3-4) with 15 digs, and Nicole DeFosses added 15 assists.
Vista Ridge 3, Falcon 0
At Vista Ridge: The Wolves rolled 25-6, 25-16, 25-12, led by Cammi Morton's nine kills, seven digs and four aces. Bayli Monck had 15 assists, six kills and six digs for Vista Ridge (12-6, 1-1 4A Pikes Peak), and Lily Ainsworth added 14 assists and four kills. Falcon falls to 0-10 and 0-2.
Palmer Ridge 3, Sand Creek 0
At Palmer Ridge: The Bears took this one 25-14, 25-19, 25-16, led by Jillian McGann's big night. She tallied 19 assists, seven kills and five digs, while Megan Skahill had 17 digs for Palmer Ridge (11-3, 1-1 4A Pikes Peak). Sand Creek is 8-11 and 0-2.
Cañon City 3, Mitchell 0
At Cañon City: The Tigers made quick work of the Marauders, winning 25-11, 25-7, 25-11. Ally Giammo had 23 assists and 12 digs to lead Cañon City (7-6, 2-0 4A Metro), while Bailey Boccaccio had 10 kills and Macy Willis added 22 digs. Mitchell falls to 4-9, and 0-2.
James Irwin 3, Atlas Prep 0
At James Irwin: This one was over quickly, as the Jaguars eased past Atlas Prep 25-5, 25-8, 25-10. Amanda Ringstad had nine kills and four assists for James Irwin (7-8, 3-6 3A Tri-Peaks).
Woodland Park 16, Mesa Ridge 11
At Mesa Ridge: Woodland Park scored three runs in the first, second and fifth innings, and then put the game out of reach with a seven-run sixth. Jayllan Krause and Jenna Bashor each drove in three runs for the Panthers (7-10, 4-3 4A Metro), while Jordan Hensley had two RBIs and Kelly Marolf pitched seven innings.
Mesa Ridge, which took a 7-6 lead into the fifth inning, is tied with Woodland Park for fourth in the conference at 4-3, and is 7-11 overall.
Elizabeth 16, Widefield 15
At Elizabeth: The Cardinals clinched at least a share of the 4A CSML title by hanging on in this back-and-forth slugfest.
Widefield led 10-3 entering the bottom of the third inning, but Elizabeth scored five times in both the third and fourth, and then added two more runs in the sixth that would be the ultimate difference.
Sarah Geislinger had a big night at the plate, leading Elizabeth (15-3, 7-0) with five RBIs.
Anna Justus had a triple and four RBIs for Widefield (9-9, 5-2), which falls to third in the conference with the loss.
Mitchell 19, Sierra 9
At Mitchell: Sierra scored five times in the top of the first, and Mitchell countered with 14 in the bottom of the inning.
Megan Swenson had three RBIs and Natalie Adames added two for the Marauders (3-16, 2-6 4A CSML), who overcame five errors.
Queen Williams led Sierra (1-16, 0-7) with two runs batted in.
Lewis-Palmer 15, Cheyenne Mountain 1
At Cheyenne Mountain: Lewis-Palmer scored in all five innings, including six in the fourth, and four in the second. The Rangers (9-9, 2-4 4A Pikes Peak) got three RBIs each from Bre Shaffer, Rachel Bull and Bridget Cassidy, while Megan Nunez pitched all five innings, giving up one earned run and striking out five. Cheyenne Mountain (8-10, 2-5) managed just three hits against Nunez.