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Mesa Ridge wins 4A State Basketball Championship

Mesa Ridge completed a perfect 28-0 season with a 45-41 win against Broomfield to win the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center.

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Mesa Ridge girls hoist up the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship trophy after beating Broomfield 45-41 to claim the state title Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge celebrates after beating Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Kylee Shook drives through the Broomfield defense as she heads to the basket. Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Shook led the team with 14 points. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Venessanna Solorzano fights for control of the ball with Broomfield's Brenna Chase. Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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The Mesa Ridge bench and fans cheer after a Mesa Ridge score late in the fourth quarter as they beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Samantha Rudd pulls down her fourth offensive rebound of the game late in the fourth quarter. Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Rudd finished the game with a total of 8 rebounds, second most for Mesa Ridge. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Gabby Purnell is fouled by Broomfield's Nichole Lehrer, right, on her way to the hoop. Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Tiffani Jackson dives past Broomfield's Nichole Lehrer to grab a loose ball in the fourth quarter. Mesa Ridge called a timeout to keep control of the ball before Broomfield had the chance to recover it. Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge celebrates after beating Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge's Tiffani Jackson, center, cheers as she celebrates with her team after beating Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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MESA RIDGE STATE
Mesa Ridge beat Broomfield 45-41 to win the 4A Girls Colorado Basketball State Championship Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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