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The Gazette Updated: September 9, 2013 at 7:14 pm

FOOTBALL

5A

Record

Last week

1. Doherty 

2-0

No. 2

2. Fountain-Fort Carson

0-2

No. 1

3. Palmer

0-2

No. 3

 

 

 

4A

 

 

1. Pine Creek

1-1

No. 1

2. Falcon

2-0

No. 2

3. Sand Creek

2-0

NR

 

 

 

3A

 

 

1. Discovery Canyon

3-0

No. 1

2. Coronado

3-0

No. 2

3. TCA

1-1

No. 3

 

 

 

2A and below

 

 

1. Florence

1-1

No. 1

2. Manitou Springs

2-0

No. 2

3. Peyton

1-1

NR

 

Breakdown: Doherty, on the strength of a 49-27 home victory Sept. 5, moves to the top of the list. The high-flying Spartans have won four straight dating back to last season and begin Pioneer League play Friday at Castle View. Fountain-Fort Carson, 0-2 for the first time since 2004, travels to 1-1 Rock Canyon on Saturday. Palmer, shut out in its season opener against Montbello, meets 2-0 Legend after an improved performance Sept. 6 against Cheyenne Mountain … Pine Creek meets a 5A Columbine squad that has allowed just 26 points in its first two games. Falcon, off a convincing home win and later a 17-7 triumph at Dutch Clark Stadium against Pueblo South Sept. 5, heads north Thursday to face George Washington, while Sand Creek meets 3A Sierra. … Discovery Canyon looks to stay undefeated Friday at home against Elizabeth, the 2010 3A state champ. Coronado, averaging 389 yards of total offense while allowing just 13 points all season, travels south to meet Pueblo Central, a 3A playoff team last season. … Florence, coming off a tough overtime loss to defending 2A state champ Kent Denver, plays host to 0-2 St. Mary’s, while Manitou Springs puts its undefeated record on the line at 2-0 La Junta.

 

BOYS' SOCCER

Team

Record

Lwst Week

5A

 

 

1. Pine Creek

2-1

No. 2

2. Palmer

3-0-1

NR

3. Doherty

2-1-1

No. 1

4A

 

 

1. Cheyenne Mountain

2-0

No. 1

2. Air Academy

4-0

No. 2

3. Canon City

3-1

NR

3A

 

 

1. The Classical Academy

4-0

No. 1

2. Manitou Springs

4-0

No. 3

3. Fountain Valley

3-1

NR

Breakdown: Palmer leaps to No. 2 in 5A with unbeaten record. ... Cheyenne Mountain gets biggest challenge of young season, hosting Pine Creek.

 

SOFTBALL

5A

Record

Last week

1. Rampart

8-2

No. 1

2. Pine Creek

10-3

No. 2

3. Doherty

4-5

No. 3

 

 

 

4A and below

 

 

1. Palmer Ridge

8-3

No. 2

2. Discovery Canyon

6-4

No. 3

3. Cheyenne Mountain

5-3

No. 1

Breakdown: With just 19 regular-season games allowed, many teams have already hit the halfway mark and begin or continue league play this week. 5A Metro play begins next week. Rampart, which ran its winning streak to six last week, will be put to the test this weekend at Palmer Ridge on Friday and at home the next day against Cheyenne Mountain. Pine Creek has won four of its last six. … Palmer Ridge meets District 38 rival Lewis-Palmer, 5-6 but on a two-game winning streak, on Wednesday. Cheyenne Mountain dropped three of four at last weekend’s tournament in Falcon.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Team

Record

Last week

5A

 

 

1. Doherty

5-0

No. 1

2. Liberty

5-2

NR

3. Palmer

3-1

NR

4A

 

 

1. Lewis-Palmer

7-0

No. 2

2. Cheyenne Mountain

5-1

No. 1

3. Air Academy

4-1

NR

3A & Below

 

 

1. Manitou Springs

7-0

No. 1

2. Colorado Springs School

5-0

No. 2

3. Peyton

5-1

No. 3

Breakdown: Liberty finishes as runners-up in Overland Classic; Palmer 2-0 on week, but how long will the Terrors last here? ... Air Academy debuts after Coronado loses to Elizabeth. Kadets’ only loss came in their opener against 7-0 Arapahoe. ... We’re leaving Peyton here despite its loss to Limon. We’ll see if the Panthers belong when they host CSS on Saturday.

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