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Gazette Premium Content Thursday's prep roundup: Cooper, Conroy lead Pine Creek swimming

By Brent W. New preps@gazette.com - Published: January 30, 2014

GIRLS' SWIMMING

Pine Creek 114, Doherty 72

At Pine Creek: Senior leaders Madison Cooper and Anna Conroy have been coming up big for Pine Creek all season.

The final dual meet of the season wasn't going any different.

Cooper won the 100 and 200-yard freestyles and Conroy won the 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley, as the Eagles won 10 the meet's 12 events.

For Doherty, Shea Hawley won the shortest event, the 50 free, and Sarah Collie won the longest event, the 500 free.

 

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Widefield 45, Harrison 44

At Harrison: Harrison (5-12 overall, 2-4 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) rallied from a 31-16 halftime deficit, but Widefield (4-12, 3-3) held on to win its second road game of the season.

Senior Quincy Harding had 19 points and his brother Quinzel Harding had 13, but the Panthers still lost their fifth game in their past six.

 

Coronado 79, Woodland Park 68

At Woodland Park: Lyndon Lewis scored 29 points to lead Coronado (6-11 overall, 3-3 4A CSML) to its third consecutive win.

Chandler Robinson added 19 points and Antwan Outlaw had 15 more for the Cougars, who won their first game of the season after letting the opponent score more than 60 points.

Sam Hopfe, a team captain, had a game-high 32 points for Woodland Park, which lost its seventh game in a row.

 

Rocky Mountain Lutheran 56, Hanover 47

At Hanover: Dustin Koehler scored 24 points for Hanover (5-6), which lost for the third time in its past four games.

Cody Dalton added 12 points in the loss.

 

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Widefield 38, Harrison 15

At Widefield: Delia Brekken had 16 points for Widefield (7-9, 3-3 4A CSML), and the Gladiators more than handled Harrison (8-9, 2-4), which struggled on the offensive end.

Alysaa Pickens and Angel Wall each added six points for Widefield, which scored Harrison's game total (15) in the second quarter alone.

DeAijah Paulk had nine points to lead the Panthers, who had their two-game win streak snapped.

 

HOCKEY

Lewis-Palmer 4, Pueblo County 0

At Pueblo Plaza Ice Arena: Backup goalie Marcus Smith hasn't allowed a goal all season.

After 204 minutes in front of the net, Smith has made 48 saves and a 4-0 record attached to his name.

His team has been a big reason for it. Thursday, Casey McMullin scored twice and Lewis-Palmer (13-1) outshot Pueblo County 46-17 to stay tied atop the Peak Conference with Mountain Vista.

Zachary Williams and Dmitri Smith scored in a four-minute span in the latter-half of the first, before McMullin added his seventh goal of the season in the second period and his eighth of the year in the third.

With a minute left in the third period a puck struck a fire sprinkler and water poured onto the ice.

Lewis-Palmer faces Pine Creek at Woodland Park Ice Rink for the inaugural Colorado High School Winter Classic on Saturday.

 

WRESTLING

Palmer 37, Cheyenne Mountain 29

At Palmer: Palmer's Richard Huff pinned Steve Duron of Cheyenne Mountain in 1 minute, 8 seconds at the 145-pound weight class, as the Terrors went for four pins on the day.

James Ford (160), Phoenix Barnhart (182) and Richard Huff (195) also grabbed pins for Palmer.

For Cheyenne Mountain, Luke White (120), James McCowen (170) and Bill Dabney (285) all had pins in the loss.

 

Peyton 36, Ellicott 33

At Peyton: Ten of the 14 matches were decided by forfeit.

Wyatt Lee of Peyton pinned Stephen Heitman in 1 minute, 19 seconds in the 132-pound weight class, teammate Jimmy Mestas (160) pinned Sebastian Chandler in 3:34 and Ellicott's Fabian Hermosillo (the No. 1-ranked 145-pound wrestler in 3A) pinned Trystan Hanks in 1:30 for the only other six-point matches of the day.

Ellicott's Cesar Morales' 10-4 decision over Peyton's Casey Bangs was the only other match wrestled.

 

Mesa Ridge 48, Liberty 18

At Liberty: Mesa Ridge won three events by pin and Aaron Bito defeated Josh Burns 4-3 in double overtime of their 160-pound match to help the Grizzlies beat Liberty.

Derric Cruz (220), Thomas Rydzynski (285) and Procopio Valdez (113) all pinned their opponents.

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