Salida 3, The Classical Academy 2
At TCA: Pikes Peak 3A No. 1 The Classical Academy (12-1, 2-1 3A Region 2) gave up two goals in the second half to see their perfect streak come to an end
Freshman Titus Grant scored both TCA goals in the first half, giving the Titans a 2-1 lead at the break.
But Salida (10-0, 3-0) rallied for the victory.
Widefield 4, Sierra 0
At Sierra: Blaise Balumwa scored twice and two other players netted their first goals of the season, as Widefield (7-4, 4-1 4A Colorado Springs Metro League) won its third consecutive game, shutting out Sierra (2-9, 0-6).
The Stallions held the Gladiators to one goal until the final 10 minutes, when Widefield broke through with three goals.
"We had some shots, but their goalie did a great job making saves," first-year Widefield coach Stephen Portugal said. "We hit the post three times."
Kris Guerra's first goal of the season came off a corner kick, and Salah Mohammad scored his first on a perfect shot.
"It's nice to see other guys have opportunities to put one away," Portugal said.
The Gladiators conclude league play Tuesday at Harrison, in a battle of teams with one league loss.
Fountain Valley 4, Lamar 0
At Lamar: Pikes Peak region 3A No. 3 Fountain Valley continued to roll.
Four players scored goals - three in the first half - as the Danes (8-3, 4-0 3A Region 1) maintained control of the conference.
Antonio Jimenez, Julio Miramontes, Dominik Wenz and Samuel Bermingham all scored.
Cheyenne Mountain 9, Falcon 1
At Falcon: David McDermed scored three goals and John Herd had a goal and assist, as 4A No. 2 Cheyenne Mountain (8-3, 4-1 PPAC) rebounded from its double-overtime loss to Air Academy earlier in the week.
Colin Klaber had a goal and two assists for the Indians.
Air Academy 5, Lewis-Palmer 1
At Lewis-Palmer: Austin Dewing netted a hat trick and an assist and 4A No. 1 Air Academy (11-0, 5-0 4A PPAC) continued to roll along, scoring three goals in the first half against Lewis-Palmer (7-3-2, 2-2-1).
Alex Granados and Cosmo Gayo also scored for the Kadets, while Brittain Romes had two assists.
Manitou Springs def. TCA 25-13, 25-10, 25-18
At TCA: 3A and below No. 1 Manitou Springs made short work of rival No. 3 The Classical Academy, winning in straight sets.
Katie McKiel had a team-high 14 kills and had seven digs for the perfect Mustangs (16-0, 9-0 3A Tri-Peaks West). Angala Jensen led the way with 27 assists, and Nicole Mack had a team-high 15 digs.
TCA fell to 7-8 (6-2 in league).
St. Mary's def. James Irwin 25-12, 25-19, 25-17
At St. Mary's: Seven players had kills as St. Mary's (6-7, 6-2 3A Tri-Peaks East) won its fourth in a row.
Mollie Schreck led the way with six kills, while Katie Whitelaw, Kim Pollock and Jackie Delfeld each had four.
Palmer Ridge def. Sand Creek 25-16, 25-19, 25-14
At Palmer Ridge: Carley Wilcox's 10 kills and Marina Millard's 16 digs led Palmer Ridge (8-4, 2-1 4A PPAC) past Sand Creek (1-12, 0-3) in straight sets.
Wilcox also had 12 digs. The Bears got assists from six players, led by Josie Lopez's 14.
Widefield def. Sierra 25-9, 25-20, 25-11
At Sierra: Meaghan Mahoney had 15 assists and five kills to help Widefield (5-9, 1-4 4A CSML) claim its first conference victory.
Jordan Edmonds led the Gladiators with seven kills, and Jasleen Jones had a team-high 11 digs.
Cheyenne Mountain def. Falcon 25-14, 25-16, 25-12
At Cheyenne Mountain: Maddie Beal's 12 kills and four blocks led 4A No. 1 Cheyenne Mountain (12-1, 3-0 4A PPAC) past Falcon (4-6, 1-2) in straight sets.
The Indians' Micka Dickson had a game-high 20 digs, while Falcon's Madison Waldman had 19 to pace the Falcons.
Discovery Canyon def. Vista Ridge 25-12, 25-24, 25-22
At Discovery Canyon: Aly Fry had a game-high 12 kills and six aces, while Carina Serratore led Discovery Canyon (6-7, 2-1 4A PPAC) with 23 assists and tied for a team high with 18 digs, as the Thunder swept Vista Ridge (5-13, 0-3).
Kaitlyn Monck led the Wolves with seven kills, and freshman Kaitlyn Babauta had a game-high 28 digs.
Woodland Park def. Mitchell 25-13, 25-21, 25-20
At Woodland Park: Carli Vahsholtz had a game-high 14 kills and Paloma Juarros a game-high 27 assists, as Woodland Park (7-6, 4-1 4A CSML) swept Mitchell (7-7, 3-2) to move past the Marauders into third place in conference.
Erica Grove and Naomi Abeyta led the Marauders with seven kills each.
Sand Creek 42, Air Academy 6
At Air Academy: The Sand Creek defense held Air Academy scoreless for three quarters, and when the Scorpions offense got rolling it never looked back.
Bouncing back from last week's first loss of the season, the Scorpions (5-1, 2-1 4A Pikes Peak League) ground out 365 yards rushing, led by running back Daniel Quin's 186 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Micheal DeCarmo rushed for 273 yards and one TD, plus threw for three touchdowns.
"They're (the defense) playing great," Sand Creek coach Rod Baker said. "They're doing a great job. I think it allows our offensive guys who run so much option to get rolling."
DeCarmo hit Jordan Preston for two scores and found Tyler Peterson for the other.
Last week, the high-scoring Scorpions were held to 7 points.
"It was a quick turn around and sometimes that's a good thing," Baker said. "We needed to get back to our identity. The kids did a nice job bouncing back."
Heritage 28, Palmer 7
At Palmer: Heritage (3-3, 2-1 5A Pioneer) rushed for 302 yards and jumped out to a 21-0 lead against Palmer (0-6, 0-4).
Travis Gordon scored a 75-yard defensive touchdown for Palmer to cut the lead to 21-7, but the Terrors offense generated just 108 net yards.
At Bear Creek Park: Bailey Roth took first place in 15 minutes, 59.94 seconds and took his Coronado team with him to a second-place finish at the Doherty Spartan Invitational.
The Cougars had three runners place in the top 20, while Pueblo West won with four runners in the top 17, finishing with a score of 73. Coronado had 93 and TCA wasn't far behind with 99. The Titans' Conner Wilburn finished third in 16:15.86.
On the girls' side, The Classical Academy placed four runners in the top 16 for a score of 62, led by Lauren Hamilton's second-place finish in 19:10.22.
Palmer Ridge's Alison Deitsch won the race in 19:01.79, while Canon City's Aubrey Till was third.
Coronado (115) took third as a team, and host Doherty (171) was fourth.
Doherty 12, Liberty 11
At Doherty: Emma Chesire drove in half of the Spartans' runs, as Doherty (7-12, 2-3 5A CSML) edged Liberty with a three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh.
The Lancers scored four in the top half of the seventh to take an 11-9 lead before the Spartans' rally.
Breanna Brettschneider gave up 11 runs (zero earned) to get the win for Doherty. She also homered.
Woodland Park 20, Mitchell 0
At Mitchell: A 10-run second inning led to a three-inning victory for 4A and below No. 3 Woodland Park (16-3, 10-0 4A CSML) over Mitchell (3-15, 2-8).
Kelee Suggs scored three runs, drove in a two and tripled, and Christina Cunningham went 3 for 3 with a triple and three RBIs.
Valor Christian 5, Palmer Ridge 4
At Valor Chr.: Palmer Ridge (13-6) took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh but couldn't hold on, as Valor Christian (14-4) scored twice to win the game.
Ciara Richardson scored twice for the Bears, while Jennifer Tarwater went 3 for 4 with an RBI.
Widefield 16, Mesa Ridge 3
At Widefield: Four players had three RBIs, as Widefield (10-8-1, 8-2 4A CSML) scored five runs in the first and seven in the fourth to end the game in four innings due to the 10-run rule against Mesa Ridge (5-14, 5-5).
Samantha Lacy, Zoey Stealey Jillian Ruby and Maria Abshire each drove in three runs, and Skylar McHuen drove in two more for the Gladiators.
Coronado 16, Sierra 5
At Coronado: Coronado (6-15, 5-5 4A CSML) scored 12 runs in the first three innings, then tacked on four more in the fourth against Sierra (0-14, 0-10) to put the game away after five innings do to the 10-run rule.
Freshman Angel Larps his a three-run home run, and junior Breanna Beatie went 3 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs for the Cougars.