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Gazette Premium Content Friday's prep roundup: Tubbs leads Vista Ridge to rout of Northglenn

By Scott Kaniewski, scott.kaniewski@gazette.com — Updated: August 30, 2014 at 12:41 am

FOOTBALL

Vista Ridge 54, Northglenn 0
At Vista Ridge: Elway Tubbs threw for four touchdowns — three of them to Robert Fernandez — and Pikes Peak region Class 4A No. 2 Vista Ridge (1-0) ran away with a season-opening win over Northglenn (0-1).
Tubbs threw for 131 yards and the Wolves rushed for 302 yards and four touchdowns. Eric Stowers had TD runs of 80 and 77 yards.
Pine Creek 34, Falcon 28, OT
At Falcon: Pine Creek (2-0) scored 22 points in the second half to rally late and force the game into overtime where the defending Class 4A champions pulled out the win over Falcon (0-1).
Palisade 36, TCA 14
At TCA: Palisade (1-0) scored the first 22 points and never looked back, handing 3A No. 2 The Classical Academy (0-2) its second consecutive loss to open the season.
The Titans finished with 272 yards of offense, led by 60 rushing yards from Jayce Hall and 170 yards through the air from Austin Bervig.
Bervig scored on an 8-yard run in the third to cut the gap to 22-7, but Palisade scored the next 14 points. Bryce Dalrymple finished the scoring for the Titans, catching an 8-yard pass from Bervig.
Air Academy 41, Grand Junction Central 33
At Air Academy: Air Academy (1-0) snapped a 10-game losing streak dating back to 2012.
The Kadets last won on Nov. 2, 2012, in a 28-22 victory over Liberty. Last season, Air Academy went 0-10.
Friday’s victory was the first for coach Mike Roof in his second go-round with the program. He was also in charge from 1982-97 before taking over in 2013.
Palmer Ridge 53, Sand Creek 20
At Don Breese Stadium: Palmer Ridge (1-0) opened the season in impressive fashion, handling Sand Creek (0-1) and cruising to a 33-point victory.
The Bears try to keep the momentum going next week when they travel to Pueblo Centennial.
Liberty 29, Cheyenne Mountain 0
At Cheyenne Mountain; Last year, Liberty finished 2-8.
Now the Lancers (1-0) are on a two-game winning streak.
Liberty finished last season with a win over Air Academy and opened this season with shutout victory over Cheyenne Mountain (0-1), handing first-year coach Marc Sites a win in his season debut.

BOYS’ SOCCER
Palmer 1, Grand Junction 0

At Palmer: Matt Kourajian is having a heck of a start to the boys’ soccer season.
After scoring the game-winning goal to open the year against Hinkley, the junior did it again to lead Palmer (2-0) against Grand Junction (0-2). Kourajian scored in the second half on a pss from Bryan Barralaga and goalie Misael Pelayo notched the shutout with five saves.
The Terrors return to the field Tuesday on the road at Lincoln.

BOYS’ TENNIS
Coronado 7, Mesa Ridge 0

At Coronado: It was a day of sweeps for Coronado (2-1), as the Cougars swept all seven matches against Mesa Ridge (1-2).
In No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 doubles, the Cougars won 6-0, 6-0. On the day, they dropped 11 games.

VOLLEYBALL
Sand Creek def. Harrison 25-23, 25-15, 25-18

At Sand Creek: Jordan Nahabetian led Sand Creek with seven assists and six aces and tied for a team-high three kills as the Scorpions swept Harrison.
Asia Hutto had 24 digs for the Scorpions.

SOFTBALL
Triple Crown Tourney

At Fort Collins: Discovery Canyon went 2-1 on the first day of the Triple Crown Tournament.
The Thunder beat Monarch 14-1 and Standley Lake 10-0 but lost to Fossil Ridge 10-1.
Corah Price went 1-1 on the day, while McKenzie Surface went 1-0. Neither pitcher had success against Fossil Ridge, both surrendering five runs in the game.
Kailee Clark finished with five RBIs on the day.

JFK Tournament
At Kennedy: Woodland Park opened with a pair of easy victories at the JFK Tournament.
Lexi Comer was credited with both wins, as the Panthers beat Thornton 21-7 and Englewood 11-0. In a combined 62/3 innings pitched she allowed one run on three hits.
Comer drove in five runs against Thornton and two more against Engelwood.

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