On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

Posted 10/3/17

Arapahoe

In 10 soccer games this season, junior goalkeeper Spencer Cobb is averaging 6.7 saves a game following an eight-save, 3-0 shutout over Grandview on Sept. 28. The Warriors, in a three- …

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On Campus: News and notes from local high school sports programs

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Arapahoe

  • In 10 soccer games this season, junior goalkeeper Spencer Cobb is averaging 6.7 saves a game following an eight-save, 3-0 shutout over Grandview on Sept. 28. The Warriors, in a three- team tie for first place in the Centennial League, faced the other two leading teams in an Oct. 3 showdown against Eaglecrest and an Oct. 5 contest against Cherry Creek.
  • The football team (1-4) opens Mount Massive League play Oct. 6 against Overland. The Warriors have won four of five games played against Overland, including a 35-14 win last season.
  • No. 1 singles player Tyler Landen will take an 11-1 record into the Region 3 state tennis qualifying tournament, which concludes Oct. 5 at the Colorado Athletic Club (Monaco).

Cherry Creek

  • The second annual foot-golf fund raising tournament was held Sept. 23 and raised close to $3,000 for the boys soccer program.
  • The softball team has been playing close games with the last three contests decided by one run with two wins and one loss after 6-5 loss to Eaglecrest on Sept. 28.
  • Balance has been the foundation of Creek's offense on the football field, but the Bruins rushed for only 53 yards in a 26-14 loss to top-ranked Valor Christian on Sept. 29. The game saw the Eagles run 32 more plays than Creek, which was ranked sixth in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll released on Oct. 2.

Englewood

  • Sophomore John Altenhoen posted a time of 18:42 to finish 11th on Sept. 26 at the Littleton Lions Cross Country Invitational.
  • At the start of the week of Oct. 2, the Pirates' softball team was last in the 4A/3A Colorado 7 standings but Maggie Swank ranked high in league statistics. She was the leader in slugging percentage (1.270) and no-hitters (2). She ranked second in batting average (.646), homers (3), RBIs (31), on base percentage (.721) and strikeouts (115).

Heritage

  • The football team will be seeking its first win of the season Oct. 5 against Adams City, a team it beat 50-18 last season.
  • Senior golfers Cameron Bajaj, Sam Blackwood, Ben Carrington and Parker McNitt played in the HAL Cup on Sept. 27 at Glenmoor Country Club in Cherry Hills Village. It was a four-man scramble tournament for Arapahoe, Heritage and Littleton golfers and the Eagles' team finished at 11-under par for 18 holes.

Littleton

  • The shakeup at the top of the Jefferson County 4A soccer standings has been completed as the soccer team played the two teams tied with them for first place in Standley Lake and D'Evelyn in games scheduled for Oct. 2 and 4. The unbeaten Lions went into the week having outscored opponents 28-2 in 10 games.
  • The football team, which has been outscored by an average of 43.6 to 7.6 this season, has a tough assignment Oct. 5 when it takes on Rampart. The Lions lost 31-3 to the Rams last season.
  • Two volleyball players rank high in statistics for the Jefferson County 4A league. Junior Claire Fielder is second in digs with an average of 4.1 per set, and junior Sophia Groustra is fifth with an average of 4.4 assists per set.

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