On Campus: Littleton/Centennial/Englewood

Posted 9/12/18

Arapahoe • The boys soccer team is 5-0-1 after a 4-0 win over Littleton on Sept. 8. The Warriors’ defense has given up only two goals this season. Both those tallies were allowed in a 6-2 …

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On Campus: Littleton/Centennial/Englewood

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Arapahoe

• The boys soccer team is 5-0-1 after a 4-0 win over Littleton on Sept. 8. The Warriors’ defense has given up only two goals this season. Both those tallies were allowed in a 6-2 season-opening win over Aurora Central on Aug. 23. Senior Cameron Gail leads the team with eight goals and two assists. Senior Spencer Cobb has made 30 saves and allowed one goal in 430 minutes of action and fellow senior keeper Lucas Miller has played 50 minutes and made five saves, while allowing one goal.

• Junior Kali March delivered a two-run double in the top of the ninth inning and then pitcher Kayleigh Krueger made a highlight reel, two-out defensive play with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to preserve a 9-8 win over Vista Ridge on Sept. 7.

• The football team appeared to be running out the clock but lost a fumble and ended up losing a 28-24 game to rival Heritage on Sept. 7. The setback snapped Arapahoe’s three-game winning streak against Heritage in the battle for the Brookridge Trophy.

• Chris Jonell led three Arapahoe golfers with good rounds in the Sept. 4 Centennial tournament at Aurora Hills golf course. Jonell shot a 2-under par 70, Caleb Busta came in with an even-par 72 and Jack Tickle fired a 73.

Cherry Creek

• The football team, top-ranked in the CSHAANow.com poll, defeated No. 10 Mullen, 35-8, on Sept. 7 and will face a road test against No. 3 Pomona on Sept. 13. Senior quarterback Alex Padilla completed 26 of 34 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns in the victory over Mullen. Senior Marcus Miller caught two of Padilla’s TD throws and had 11 receptions in the game for 147 yards.

• Sophomore Parker Wolfe ran a time of 15:31 on Sept. 8 at the Liberty Bell Cross Country Invitational and tied for third place in the boys sweepstakes division. Freshman Riley Stewart was the top finisher for the girls in the sweepstakes race as she was timed in 18:28.9 and crossed the finish line in 14th place. The girls were fourth in the team standings.

• The softball team scored 11 runs in the top of the sixth inning to defeat Mountain Vista 18-9 on Sept. 8 to mark its sixth straight victory. Five of those wins came Sept. 7-8 in the Dave Sanders Invitational at Aurora Sports Park. Senior Annie Landon went 13-for-17 in the five contests in the Sanders tournament to improve her season average to .524 in 14 games.

Englewood

• Senior softball player Maggie Swank walked twice but went 0-for-1 and saw her 35-game, three-season hitting streak end in a 15-4 loss to Riverdale Ridge on Sept. 6.

• The football team has scored 81 points in two games. The Pirates whipped Weld Central, 41-0, in the season opener and lost a 56-40 shootout with Denver North on Sept. 7. Junior quarterback Mason Robertson passed for 159 yards and two touchdowns against Weld Central and senior running back Ikaika Gonzalez-bentosino rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown.

Heritage

• Senior Ian Kelly finished eighth in the boys sweepstakes race at the Sept. 8 Liberty Bell Cross Country Invitational, which was hosted by Heritage. Kelly’s time was 15:47.1. Junior Cory Kennedy came in 11th and senior Max Tenbraak was 22nd as the Eagles boys placed third in the team standings. The girls, paced by Faith Henderson’s eighth place finish in 19:31.8, won the division 1 team title.

• The football team recovered a fumble to set up the winning touchdown in a 28-24 victory over rival Arapahoe on Sept. 7. For the first time in four years, the Brookridge milk can trophy will be in the Eagles’ trophy case.

• The volleyball team won the fourth set and took the deciding fifth set, 15-13, to defeat rival Arapahoe, 3-2, on Sept. 6.

Littleton

• The football team is off to an 0-2 start after losses to Abraham Lincoln and Centaurus but has shown offensive potential by scoring 42 points in those setbacks. The Lions travel to Niwot on Sept. 14 in an attempt to snap a five-game losing streak that dates back to last season.

• Sophomore Allison Groustra leads the volleyball team with 34 kills after six matches while junior Addison Bouck is the team leader with 11 blocks. Claire Fielder has 58 digs and Sophia Groustra has 73 assists.

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