Rampart def. Pine Creek 26-24, 15-25, 19-25, 26-24, 15-11
At Pine Creek: Rampart emerged victorious after a wild five-set match. The Rams got 15 kills and 11 digs from Amanda Cushen and 14 kills and six blocks from Janice Jin.
August Raskie had 39 assists, 11 digs, seven kills and four blocks for Rampart (11-5, 2-1 5A Metro), which moves into sole possession of second place in the 5A Metro.
No stats were provided for Pine Creek (8-5, 0-1), which saw its five-match winning streak end.
Falcon def. St. Mary's 25-21, 25-19, 19-25, 25-18
At St. Mary's: Megan Orth had 12 kills and 15 digs, while Dominique Fisher added six kills and four blocks for Falcon.
The Falcons (6-6) got a match-high 21 digs from Hanna Felice, who also had five kills. Jessica Jantzer had 12 assists and six digs for Falcon.
No stats were provided for St. Mary's (6-10).
Air Academy 4, Liberty 0
At Air Academy: The 4A Kadets scored three times in the second half to win their 12th straight game to start the season.
Mark Beatty had two goals and an assist for Air Academy, while Austin Dewing scored a goal and added two assists. Alex Granados contributed the fourth goal for the Kadets.
The 5A Lancers drop to 5-6-1.
Manitou Springs 9, Colorado Springs School 0
At CSS: Sawyer Lincoln and Keegan Vernon each scored three goals for the Mustangs (10-2, 2-1 3A Region 2), who scored four times in the first half and five more in the second. Lennart Meyer contributed two goals and an assist for Manitou Springs, while Mitchell Patterson had a goal and an assist.
The Kodiaks drop to 5-6-1 and 1-3 in league play.
Mesa Ridge 1, Mitchell 0
At Mitchell: Mesa Ridge pulled off the road upset with a first-half goal that stood up as the game winner. The Grizzlies (6-6, 4-2 4A Metro) have now won three in a row.
Mitchell (7-5, 5-1) failed to remain perfect in league play, but will still be the No. 1 seed from the 4A Metro in the CSML crossover tournament next week.
State Brackets Announced
The 5A and 4A state tennis pairings came out Monday, with a few local 5A competitors and several 4A players involved.
Pine Creek's No. 3 singles Coulten Davis was the lone 5A singles player from the area to qualify for the state tournament, and will play Cherry Creek's Ethan Hillis in the first round.
In 4A play, Colorado Springs has five competitors in the 16-man No. 1 singles bracket, including Air Academy's Keenan Kaltenbacher and Cheyenne Mountain's Austin Hampton.
Cheyenne Mountain qualified its entire team for state, while the Kadets have players in six of the seven events.