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Gazette Premium Content Friday's prep roundup: Pine Creek swimming depth leads to win over F-FC

By Brandon Lawson, preps@gazette.com - Published: March 21, 2014

BOYS' SWIMMING

Pine Creek 120, Fountain-Fort Carson 64

At Fountain-Fort Carson: Pine Creek (1-2) won all 12 events in a victory against Fountain-Fort Carson (2-1-1).

The Eagles showcased the depth of their team with impressive relay and individual victories.

Pine Creek's Christopher Byrd won both the 50 freestyle (24.99 seconds) and 100 freestyle (56.30). Byrd also was part of the 400-freestyle-relay-winning team along with Andrew Dunlap, Jordan White and Andrew Talcott.

Dunlap (1:01.71) beat out Trojan Brenan Boyd (1:02.52) in the 100 butterfly.

 

GIRLS' LACROSSE

Palmer 14, Smoky Hill 8

At Palmer: Palmer improved to 4-0, after defeating Smoky Hill (0-3) in the Terrors' third home game of the season.

The Terrors were lead by senior Allye Webb, who scored seven goals and added two passes, both game-highs.

Junior Micah Waterhouse had a hat trick and an assist for Palmer.

Palmer goalie Mia Lakes played the full 50 minutes and turned away 13 shots.

The Terrors will hope to ride their momentum through a gameless spring break. Their next game is against Conifer (0-2) on April 1.

 

BOYS' LACROSSE

St. Mary's 15, George Washington 2

At St. Mary's: The Pirates improved to 3-1 after a dominating performance against George Washington (0-4).

St. Mary's established itself early with an energized first quarter, where they scored seven of their 15 goals. They shut out George Washington in both the second and third quarters.

Several of the Pirates starters were not present due to spring break. Coach Ike Anderson had some holes to fill on defense, and he switched usual starting goaltender, Tyler Anderson, to defense and put defenseman Dylan Kait in net. The switch worked, Kait only faced six shots and Anderson was impressive in the backfield, Ike Anderson said.

Junior Alex Greenly scored six goals.

"Several of our players have been involved in offseason leagues," Ike Anderson said. "They're starting to buy into it."

 

ThunderRidge 6, Pine Creek 5

At Pine Creek: Pine Creek's late fourth-quarter rally left them one score shy of forcing overtime against ThunderRidge (2-2).

The Eagles scored one goal in the final period while holding the Grizzlies scoreless.

In what proved to be a defensive battle, the Eagles (1-2) kept the game close with impressive performances from attackman Colton Robinson and goaltender Connor Chmelka. Robinson had a hat trick and Chmelka stopped 18 of the 23 shots he faced.

Pine Creek will have spring break off but will return to the field April 1 against Highlands Ranch.

 

BOYS' BASEBALL

Rock Canyon 16, Rampart 2 (5 innings)

At Rock Canyon: The Rams fell to 0-2 after being blown out by Rock Canyon (4-1) in Friday afternoon's game.

The match was scoreless after the first inning, but in the bottom of the second, the Jaguars' bats got hot and they blasted 15 runs.

The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule.

Rampart could not seem to get anything substantial going; they were out-hit 10-5. Winning pitcher Chris Given played three innings, he gave up two hits and held the Rams to one run.

Rampart will look for its first win of the season against Prairie View (4-1) on Saturday at noon.

 

Grand Junction 5, Doherty 1

At Grand Junction: Doherty fell to 2-3 after a road loss at Grand Junction (4-2). The game was scoreless after four innings, but a late surge by the Tigers in the fifth and sixth innings proved to be the difference.

Losing pitcher Will Reynolds, threw 51/3 innings, giving up eight hits and all five of the Tigers' runs. Cory Elwald scored Doherty's only run, which was driven in by Gabe Jacobo.

 

BOYS' BASKETBALL

4A CSML 84, 4A SCL 81

At Pueblo Central: Coronado's Lyndon Lewis scored a game-high 21 points to lead the 4A Colorado Springs Metro League All-Stars past the 4A South Central League All-Stars on Thursday.

Harrison's Quinzel Harding added 13 points and Mesa Ridge's Matt Atkins kicked in 11 points, as CSML rallied from a small, two-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter. The CSML scored 28 points in the final period to notch the victory.

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