Pueblo South 53, Falcon 51
At Falcon: Tied 44-44 at the end of the third quarter, Pueblo South had a bit more gas to close out a close nonconference win over Falcon.
Falcon has started the season 1-3.
Rampart 6, Coronado 3
At Sertich Ice Center: Rampart’s Ethan Meyer and Coronado’s Trevor Gordon had two goals and an assist each, but Meyer was backed up with four other Ram goalscorers in an Apex conference victory.
Rampart (1-0) out-shot the Cougars (0-1) 62-25. Coronado’s Marc Godec faced all 62 shots in the loss, while Colby Carden had 22 saves.
Pine Creek 8, Palmer 1
At Sertich Ice Center: Pine Creek scored five goals in the second period on the way to a dominant season-opening win.
Austin Gipson had a hat trick, while KC Brooks netted a goal and had three assists to lead the Eagles in points. Austin Sawyer and Roderick Glassford had a goal and two assists each.
Zack Swain had the Terrors' lone goal in the second period.
Liberty 7, Air Academy 2
At Cadet Ice Arena: A five-goal first period set Liberty up for a season-opening victory. Connor McIlhany and Greg Schendzielos had two goals each in the first period. McIlhaney also had two helpers in the first.
McIlhaney finished the game with a hat trick and three helpers, starting his senior season off with a bang.
Jacob Sparr and Gavin Gray had goals for the Kadets.
Manitou Springs 124, Mesa Ridge/ Widefield 56
At Manitou Springs: Coco Stevens and Sydney Dolloff-Holt won two individual races for the Mustangs as Manitou Springs raced its first dual win of the season over Mesa Ridge/ Widefield.
Stevens won the 50 free (26.75) and the 100 butterfly (1:06.84), while Dolloff-Holt touched the wall first in the 200 (2:09.71) and 500 free (5:51.87).
Mesa Ridge/ Widefield’s Decon Engle placed second in the 100 back (1:14.09) and in the 100 free (1:06.78).