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Scott Kaniewski

Prep Sports Reporter

Nate Marquardt, right, hits Brad Tavares during their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 182, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
UFC 197 Mixed Martial Arts
Henry Cejudo poses on the scale during a weigh-in for UFC 197, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. Cejudo is scheduled to fight Demetrious Johnson in a flyweight title bout Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The Lewis-Palmer Rangers hosted the Cheyenne Mountain Indians in ice hockey on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Colorado Sports Center. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
The Lewis-Palmer Rangers hosted the Cheyenne Mountain Indians in ice hockey on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Colorado Sports Center. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL
The St. Mary's Pirates defeated the Manitou Mustangs 59-41 in girls' basketball on Friday, January 13, 2017 at St. Mary's High School. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
boys basketball
Doherty's Brevin Brimble brings the ball down the floor while being chased by Rampart's Isaiah Chavous during overtime. Doherty defeated Rampart 89-87 in overtime at Doherty High School on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. JERILEE BENNETT, THE GAZETTE
Shwan Sharif, 145-pounder, takes down Jess Williams, 138 pounder, during practice Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Doherty High School. Doherty is host to the Metro League tournament this weekend. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Manitou's coach Ken Vecchio watches the basketball teams practice at the school on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Lewis-Palmer's Michaela Putnicki is the Peak Performer this week. Lewis-Palmer won the 4A state championship this past weekend. Monday, November 14, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette