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

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Photo - Jackson Ehrlin had 49 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the 5A No. 2 Rams to a win Tuesday night. (Gazette file)
Jackson Ehrlin had 49 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the 5A No. 2 Rams to a win Tuesday night. (Gazette file)

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Rampart 86, Liberty 64

At Rampart: Jackson Ehrlin had 49 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the 5A No. 2 Rams. The senior added four assists and three steals. Cal Roberson had 12 points for Rampart, and Dawson Carper had six points, seven rebounds and four blocks.

The Rams (15-5, 7-2 5A Metro) have won six in a row as they head into a showdown against Doherty on Thursday night.

Matthew Kirk had 28 points for the Lancers (10-11, 5-5).

Doherty 61, Denver East 53

At Denver East: In a battle of top 10 teams in the state, the Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Spartans came away with a signature win.

Brevin Brimble led the way with 19 points and four assists and big man Joe Golden had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Doherty (16-3, 9-0 5A Metro).

The Spartans held a 20-14 lead after one quarter, but went cold in the second and trailed 28-24 at the half. However, they were able to survive 28 points from East's Daylen Kountz to pull away in the second half.

"We took care of the basketball when they tried to trap us, and we knocked down a lot of free throws down the stretch," Doherty coach Jarris Krapcha said. "We scheduled this game at this time of year intentionally, because we wanted a big road test before the playoffs start. Going to their place was awesome, and it was packed."

Lewis-Palmer 72, Cheyenne Mountain 53

At Lewis-Palmer: The Rangers won their 12th game in a row, taking a 25-11 lead after one quarter and never looking back.

Joel Scott and Eli Burkett each scored 15 points, while Salim Nehme (11) and Drew Blomberg (10) were also in double figures for Lewis-Palmer (16-4, 9-2 5A/4A PPAC).

Luke Martin led the Indians (7-13, 3-8) with 16 points, and was the only Cheyenne Mountain player to score more than nine.

Manitou Springs 69, Florence 39

At Florence: 3A and below No. 2 Manitou Springs ran away with its fourth straight win and improved its record to 15-1 and 7-1 in 3A Tri-Peaks play.

Lucas Rodholm, Cole Sienknecht, Davyn Adamscheck and Jared Keul all scored 12 points in a balanced Manitou Springs scoring attack.

The Mustangs will travel to Vanguard on Wednesday with second place in the league on the line.

Fountain-Fort Carson 76, Coronado 65

At Fountain-Fort Carson: The Trojans (8-13, 4-6 5A Metro) steadily built the lead until it was a 12-point cushion after three quarters.

Coronado (5-15, 2-7) got 20 points and 15 rebounds from Ashton Rogers, while Joseph Callan added 16 points and six rebounds and Elijah Clanton delivered 15 points and nine boards.

Palmer Ridge 56, Discovery Canyon 36

At Palmer Ridge: A 15-6 second quarter was the difference for Palmer Ridge (12-8, 6-5 5A/4A PPAC) as the Bears won their fourth straight.

Seth Clawson led Discovery Canyon (9-11, 5-6) with 11 points and six rebounds.

Evangelical Christian Academy 57, Fountain Valley 37

At Fountain Valley: Samuel Perkett and Andrew Cook each scored 11 points to lead ECA (9-6, 4-2 2A District 8).

Jackson Blaylock had 13 points for Fountain Valley (5-8, 2-6) and Jack Knuettel added 10.

Limon 77, Calhan 73

At Calhan: The Bulldogs (7-8, 3-1 2A District 8) suffered their fifth straight loss in this high-scoring affair. No stats were reported for either team.

 

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Doherty 62, Denver East 44

At Doherty: The Pikes Peak region 5A No. 1 Spartans turned a 27-24 advantage at the half into a blowout with a 19-11 third quarter and a 16-9 fourth. Doherty (19-1, 9-0 5A Metro) has won 11 in a row, and is ranked as one of the top five teams in the state.

ECA 66, Fountain Valley 16

At Fountain Valley: This one was over early, as the 3A and below No. 3 Eagles (12-3, 4-2 2A Black Forest) led 25-5 after one quarter and 43-7 at the half.

Elizabeth Bristow and Cortney Arrasmith each had 14 points for ECA, and Amanda Bost added 12.

Madison Kahl had nine points for Fountain Valley (4-9, 1-5).

Discovery Canyon 47, Palmer Ridge 40

At Palmer Ridge: Ashten Prechtel had another huge game for Discovery Canyon, tallying 17 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks. Kristina Schnieble added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder (13-7, 9-2 5A/4A PPAC), who have won nine of their past 10.

Sam Rippley had 14 points and four assists for the Bears (10-10, 4-7), and Sydney Day added 12 points and six rebounds.

Fountain-Fort Carson 58, Coronado 50

At Coronado: Samiyah Worrell scored 27 points and added seven steals to lead the Trojans to a comeback victory.

F-FC (5-14, 2-6 5A Metro) trailed 29-22 at the half, but rallied with a 17-6 third quarter, and held on from there. Teyanna Norris had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Trojans, and Lahaina Bell added eight points and six rebounds.

Celia Smith led Coronado (3-17, 0-9) with 10 points, eight rebounds and four steals, while Madison Eurich had 12 points and five rebounds.

Lewis-Palmer 49, Cheyenne Mountain 42

At L-P: The Rangers (9-11, 3-8 5A/4A PPAC) broke a four-game skid with their second win over Cheyenne Mountain this season. The Indians drop to 9-11 and 5-6 in league play.

 

HOCKEY

Kent Denver 6, Rampart 1

At DU: Rampart (4-8) trailed just 2-1 midway through the second period after Gavin Johnston scored the Rams' lone goal off assists from Tyler Montoya and Jordan Jeffords.

The Sun Devils would pull away in the third period, scoring three times.

Columbine 5, Doherty 0

At Edge-West: Goalie Brandon Zerwick stopped 41 of the 46 shots he faced, but got no help from the offense. The Spartans (2-10) were outshot 28-7 in the first two periods, and couldn't break through against a tough Columbine defense.