Claire Ross shows her skills at soccer at Cheynne Mountain High School on Friday November 17, 2017 in Colorado Springs. Ross will miss her senior season because she's enrolling at Mississippi State, where she recently signed to play soccer, for the spring semester.


Manitou Springs 5, Colorado Springs Christian 0

At Manitou Springs: The Mustangs (13-2) handed the Lions their first loss of the season and captured the Class 3A Region 2 crown in their regular-season finale. Five players scored for Manitou Springs, including senior Brooklyn Mack, who had a goal and two assists.

Rampart 1, Valor Christian 0

At Rampart: Jordan Garrett set up Jade Kinsey in the second half for the game’s only goal, as Rampart finished the regular season 13-2.

Sophomore Katlyn Rosenbaum made 10 saves in the clean sheet.

Palmer Ridge 7, Pueblo South 0

At Dutch Clark Stadium: Sophomore Jordan Taft scored twice and added an assist, while senior Lily Hamilton added two helpers for the Bears, who finished the regular season 9-3-3.

Senior goalkeepers Kayla Glaser and Tara Johnston split the shutout.

Douglas County 2, Doherty 1, OT

At Douglas County: Marisa Lucero scored off an assist from Maddie Ford to give the Spartans (5-10) the lead in the first half, before Douglas County equalized in the second half and scored in the first period of extra time.

Pueblo Centennial 3, Discovery Canyon 0

At Pueblo Centennial: The Thunder finish the regular season 6-9 after allowing a goal in the first half and two more in the second in their regular-season finale.

Fountain Valley 2, Evangelical Christian 0

At Evangelical Christian: Senior Ani Love scored both the goals, as the Danes improved to 11-3. Ava Rahm added an assist, while Tilly Rahm made four saves in a clean sheet.

ECA dropped to 2-12.

Colorado Springs School 4, Rye 3, OT

At Colorado Springs School: The Kodiaks got a goal in the second period of extra time to improve to 4-7-1.

Katherine Hatch scored twice for CSS.


Falcon 23, Sand Creek 14

At Sand Creek: Both teams scored at least 10 runs in one inning. Sand Creek (2-17) scored 10 in the bottom of the third to take a 10-9 lead to the fourth before Falcon (11-7) scored 11 to break it open in the sixth.

Conner Kessler went 5 for 7 with five RBIs and six runs, while Darrian Escobar-Winter went 6 for 6 with three RBIs and six runs. Both Kessler and Escobar-Winter homered for Falcon.

Daxton Dawson drove in three runs for the Scorpions.

Widefield 11, Mesa Ridge 8

At Mesa Ridge: The Gladiators (10-8) scored four runs in the top of the seventh to complete a late comeback after scoring nine runs in their final three trips to the plate.

Daevion Kinnard went 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs for Mesa Ridge.

Rampart 17, Palmer 8

At Spurgeon Field: The Rams scored in every inning to improve to 8-10.

Justin Briggs and Mason Collier each plated three runs and had multiple hits for the Terrors (4-14).

Coronado 6, Fountain-Fort Carson 2

At Fountain-Fort Carson: Coronado (9-9) used a five-run second inning to pull ahead. Ashton Rogers went 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for the Cougars, while Tucker Travins scattered seven hits in as many innings in the win.

Of the six runs Trojan (8-9) starting pitcher Jarren Sly allowed, only one was earned.

Calhan 10, Simla 9

At Calhan: The Bulldogs scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh for the walk-off win, improving to 13-5 on the year.

Freshman Logan Glaser and junior Brayden Dillingham each drove in three runs for Calhan.

Peyton 24, Ellicott 7

Dolores Huerta Prep 8, Evangelical Christian 6


Liberty 96, Palmer 84

At Palmer: Immanuel Crutchfield won the 200 freestyle (2 minutes, 2.51 seconds), 100 butterfly (1:02.01) and swam the third leg of Liberty’s victorious 200 medley relay in a close win for the Lancers. Ryan Tucker won the one-meter dive for Liberty with a 172.9.

Palmer’s 200 freestyle relay qualified for the state meet with a 1:36.57, as did Reece MacRenato’s 49.6-second 100 freestyle.

Pueblo South 123, Widefield-Mesa Ridge 57

At Pueblo South: The Colts won each event, while Mesa Ridge/Widefield dropped to 1-5. Jackson Moore got second in the 200 freestyle in 2 minutes, 26.21 seconds for Mesa Ridge/Widefield, while Zion Dean’s dive score of 194.85 was good for second as well. Moore and Dean were joined by David Frias and Dax Wilson on a 400 freestyle relay that finished second in 4:33.98.

Fountain-Fort Carson 110, Pueblo East 66

At Pueblo East: Mitchell Stevens and David Palis each won a pair of individual events for the Trojans, who improved to 5-2.

Stevens won the 100 butterfly (1:05.4) and 100 backstroke (1:09.59) with his backstroke win beating second place by more than 10 seconds. Palis won the 100 breaststroke in 1:18.17, less than a second before a Pueblo East swimmer, and the 200 individual medley in 2:29.43.


Cheyenne Mountain 14, Lutheran 2

At Lutheran: The Indians led 9-0 at the half and improved to 10-4 with one regular-season game left. Ike Eastburn scored four goals and added three assists, while Jack Egan scored twice and assisted five others.

Lewis-Palmer 10, Cherokee Trail 9


Cheyenne Mountain 20, Liberty 10

At District 20 Stadium: Nicole Beaulieu scored six goals, while senior Madelyn Lewis added four goals and an assist, as the Indians wrapped the regular season with a 9-6 record.

Olivia McCrary scored five times for the Lancers (6-8).

Air Academy 12, Centaurus 7

At Air Academy: Junior Avery Rodny and senior Whitney Moran scored four goals apiece for the Kadets (8-7), while Reagan Brenenstuhl added three.

Karsen Romines made 12 saves for Air Academy,which scored six goals in each half.

CSCS names new boys’ basketball coach

Colorado Springs Christian School athletic director Jason Rollins announced Jeff Platt as the Lions’ new boys’ basketball coach in a release Thursday.

Platt, who played high school basketball in Arkansas, went on to play at Tulsa where he was part of three NCAA Tournament teams before finishing his eligibility at Oklahoma Baptist University.

Platt, who lives in Colorado Springs and works as the director of basketball for Upward Colorado, has previous college and prep coaching experience.

“Coaching at CSCS is a valued opportunity to guide and impact the lives of young people,” Platt said in the release. “I’m excited to work with our student-athletes, coaches, faculty and administration and be a part of the CSCS community.”

Mark Engesser stepped down as the boys’ coach after the season, but remains the coach of the girls’ team.

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