Published: October 9, 2012
Highlights from Tuesday’s high school sports action in the Pikes Peak region:
Cheyenne Mountain def. Discovery Canyon 25-5, 25-12, 25-15
At Cheyenne Mountain: Cheyenne Mountain (12-2, 4-0 4A Pikes Peak) won its fourth match in straight sets as Maddie Beal and Mara Barkley each had nine kills and Monique Domme added 36 assists.
Discovery Canyon (8-7, 2-2) was led by Aly Fry’s four kills.
Lewis-Palmer def. Sand Creek 25-7, 25-13, 25-6
At Lewis-Palmer: Lewis-Palmer hasn’t lost a set in its past four matches.
Rangers sophomore Alexa Smith converted 17 kills on 22 attempts, while teammate Claire Felix added nine kills on 12 attempts.
Lewis-Palmer (12-3, 4-0 4A Pikes Peak) faces Falcon on Thursday, while Sand Creek (3-12, 0-4) faces Cheyenne Mountain.
Coronado def. Woodland Park 25-16, 25-17, 14-25, 25-14
At Coronado: Defending 4A runner-up Coronado (13-2, 7-0 4A Metro) won its seventh match in a row.
The Cougars’ only two blemishes are against Cheyenne Mountain and Lewis Palmer.
Woodland Park (7-8, 5-2) had won five of six coming in, and Tuesday it was led by Carli Vahsholtz’s 10 kills.
Mesa Ridge def. Mitchell 25-13, 25-12, 25-12
At Mesa Ridge: Mesa Ridge (12-3, 5-1 4A Metro) was paced by Grace Neal's 15 kills and Sarabeth Haworth's 18 digs.
Mitchell (4-12, 3-4) has lost its last nine sets.
Widefield def. Harrison 25-21, 25-14, 25-21
At Widefield: Widefield (10-6, 4-3 4A Metro) has won nine straight sets in October since losing nine straight sets at the end of September.
Domi Skalla and Katie Davis each had six kills.
Harrison is now 3-13, 2-5.
Liberty def Palmer 26-24, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22
At Palmer: Liberty’s Kylie Camacho netted 10 blocks and had eight kills on 20 attempts.
Tori Gaherty added 12 kills for the Lancers in the four-set win.
Palmer’s Lisa Tuggle led her team with 13 kills on 29 attempts.
Palmer (8-9, 0-2 5A Metro) faces Doherty Thursday, while Liberty (9-7, 2-0) faces Pine Creek.
Pine Creek def. Fountain-Fort Carson 25-9, 25-13, 25-11
At F-FC: Pine Creek (11-3, 2-0 5A Metro) won its fifth straight match.
Tiegen Skains had 10 kills for the Eagles and Megan Hamstad added 26 assists.
F-FC (5-9, 0-2) faces Rampart Wednesday.
Colorado Springs def Fountain Valley 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-15
At FV: Colorado Springs’ Maddy Mason led the way with 19 kills on 42 attempts.
FV (8-9, 3-6) lost to CSS earlier in the season 2-1.
Kiowa def Pikes Peak Christian 25-21, 25-15, 25-7
At PPC: Julie Denning had six kills in the Eagles’ loss.
PPC (5-6, 2-4) has lost four of five.
Manitou Springs def. Buena Vista 25-5, 25-19, 25-17
At: Buena Vista: Manitou Springs coach Carol Benedict had nothing revolutionary to say about Tuesday’s win.
Just, “the girls did what I asked them to do.”
Nicole Mack led the way with eight kills and Meghan McGee added 20 assists.
Peyton def. Elbert 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 24-26, 15-9
At Elbert: Peyton’s Lindsey Area led the way with 10 kills and 21 digs.
Shelby Patterson added four aces for the Panthers (11-4, 2-3).
Palmer Ridge 6, Vista Ridge 1
At Palmer Ridge: Palmer Ridge came out running, scoring three goals in the first 10 minutes.
Jimmy Kochanski scored in the 5th minute, Luke Sinkola scored in the 9th minute and Luke Zarkovacki score another in the 10th minute.
Bears coach Nick Odil said it was a thing of beauty.
“We were just finishing well,” Odil said. “We have four or five chances and we finished three of them.”
Then Odil became worried.
“It’s always a worry when you score quickly because then you can get relaxed,” Odil said. “I think that happened to us, and (Vista Ridge) made a game of it.”
Wolves midfielder Silas Hendrich cut the lead to 4-1 in the 60th minute, but that’s the extent of the comeback.
John Kochanski made five saves for Palmer Ridge (11-1-1, 6-0 4A Pikes Peak), as Vista Ridge (4-9, 1-4) has lost four of five.
Widefield 3, Harrison 0
At Widefield: Widfield has outscored its opponents 24-2 in the past four games. Senior Tyler White scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season, as the Gladiators (9-2-1, 5-1-1 4A Metro) netted all three in the first half.
Widefield’s Jared Foulk added his 11th goal of the season (25th minute) and Trevon Taylor grabbed his fourth shutout of the season with his four saves Tuesday.
Harrison (2-9-1, 1-5-1) goes into the 4A Metro tournament on a three-game losing streak.
Fountain Valley 2, James Irwin 0
At Fountain Valley: Manolo Jimenez scored one and assisted the other as Fountain Valley (6-7-1, 3-1-1) handed James Irwin (7-5, 2-3) its third-straight loss.
Danes keeper Griffin Shelor made one save in the shutout.
Pueblo Centennial 5, Canon City 1
At Canon City: Pueblo Centennial swept the regular season series over Canon City Tuesday.
Today was an even more convincing win than the first match where host PC won 3-2 on Sept. 15.
Michael Mann scored the Tigers’ lone goal.
Canon City (5-6-2, 4-4-2) keeper Jack Roberts made nine saves.
Sand Creek 6, Lewis-Palmer 0
At Sand Creek: Donald Tofoya scored all three of his goals in the second half, as Sand Creek (9-2, 3-2 4A Pikes Peak) blanked Lewis-Palmer (5-7-1, 2-3-1).
Josh Smith added a goal in each half and Nestor Hernandez scored the other for the Scorpions.
Sand Creek had 14 shots to the Rangers’ four.
Scorpions keeper Roberto Aguirre recorded the shutout.
Coronado 7, Woodland Park 0
At Coronado: CJ Krampulz scored twice and five others notched another for Coronado (6-6, 4-3 4A Metro).
Woodland Park drops to 0-11-1, 0-6-1.
Manitou Springs 3, Colorado Springs School 0
At Manitou Springs: Manitou Springs (5-8, 1-2) sophomore keeper Carter Sandras made all three saves in the shutout.
Mick Prather, Zach Strickland and Gorka Villalonga each scored for the Mustangs.
CSS (0-11, 0-4) is still winless.
Valor Christian 2, Palmer 0
At Valor Christian: Palmer (6-6-1) has lost four of five games.
The Terrors were outshot 11-to-5.
St. Mary’s 12, Dolores Huerta Preparatory 2
At St. Mary’s: Jacob Calhoun scored five goals as the Pirates led 9-2 at half and climbed back to .500.
Thomas Alexander added a hat trick for St. Mary’s (6-6-2, 4-1-1).