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Gazette Premium Content Thursday's prep roundup: Woodland Park wraps up 4A CSML softball crown

By Scott Kaniewski Published: October 4, 2013

Softball

Woodland Park 11, Widefield 5

At Woodland Park: Lexie Comer had herself a day.

The Panthers junior went 4 for four, scored four runs, drove in four RBIs and topped it all off with two home runs to help Woodland Park (14-3, 8-0 4A CSML) lock up the league crown.

Brenna Peters drove in three RBIs for the Panthers.

Alyson McAdoo went 3 for 4 with a run and two doubles for the Gladiators (7-8-1, 5-2

Pine Creek 16, Liberty 2

At Pine Creek: Stephanie Warhoe, Michael Wren and Madeline McWhorter each drove in three runs, and Bailey Meyer homered while going 3 for 4 to lead 5A No. 2 Pine Creek (13-3, 2-0 5A CSML) past Liberty (6-9, 0-3).

Wren went 3 for 4, scored twice and tripled, while Warhoe tripled and stole a base.

Coronado 12, Mitchell 2

At Coronado: Coronado (5-11, 3-6 4A CSML) scored 12 runs on 13 hits, led by Brianna Beattie's home run and four RBIs, to defeat Mitchell (2-13, 1-7).

Jill Dragosh tripled twice and scored twice for the Cougars.

Rampart 12, Fountain-Fort Carson 2

At Rampart: 5A No. 1 Rampart (13-2, 3-0 5A CSML) remained perfect in league, scoring nine runs in the first three innings to secure the win.

Kara Jones drove in three runs and scored twice for the Rams, and Kaesha Harper went 3 for 4 with two runs and a double.

Palmer 11, Doherty 6

At Doherty: Doherty (4-11, 0-3 5A CSML) closed the gap to 6-5 with a four-run fifth inning, but Palmer (6-9, 2-1) put the game out of reach with four runs in the top of the sixth.

It didn't help that the Spartans committed 14 errors.

Breanna Brettschneider homered and drove in three runs for the Spartans.

Palmer did not report stats.

La Junta 20, St. Mary's 1

At La Junta: La Junta (10-6, 2-2 District 2) scored 11 runs in the first inning and it was a runaway from there.

Mikayla Noack drove in the only St. Mary's (1-15, 0-4) run.

Mesa Ridge 21, Sierra 1

At Mesa Ridge: Anna Stachitus tripled twice, drove in five RBIs and scored three runs to pace Mesa Ridge (5-12, 5-3 4A CSML) in its win over Sierra (0-12, 0-8).

Football

Rampart 41, Air Academy 0

At Rampart: Cameron Hacker threw five touchdown passes and Rampart (2-3, 1-1 Pikes Peak League) scored 28 points in the second quarter to blow out Air Academy.

Hacker connected on touchdown passes of 30, 17, 71, 4 and 44 yards. He finished 15-of-21 passing for 347 yards.

Abi Young had six receptions for 123 yards and a touchdown.

Legend 47, Doherty 35

At Legend: Doherty (4-1, 2-1 5A Pioneer League) spotted Legend (4-1, 2-0) a 13-0 first-quarter lead and it cost the Spartans their first loss of the season.

Zach Young rushed for 138 yards on 29 carries for the Spartans, getting in the end zone twice. Evan Powell was 14-of-45 through the air for 347 yards and three touchdowns.

The Spartans scored 15 points in the final quarter to close the gap to 12, but they would get no closer.

BOYS' SOCCER

Liberty 1, Palmer 0

At Garry Berry Stadium: Klinton Spencer scored on a penalty kick in the 59th minute to keep Liberty (4-4-1, 2-0 5A CSML) unbeaten in league play, shutting out 5A Pikes Peak No. 2 Palmer (8-3-1, 1-1).

Lancers defender Sean Van Wijk was pulled down in the box on a corner kick, earning the Lancers the penalty kick.

At halftime Van Wijk, a captain, spoke to his team encouraging them for the second half. It turned out Van Wijk would be the one who would spark the lone goal.

"It was his best game of the season," Liberty coach Gregg Braha said.

Fountain Valley 10, Dolores Huerta 0

At Fountain Valley: Chris Cha and Dominik Wenz each tallied twice, and six others added goals for Fountain Valley (6-2, 2-0 Region 1) against Dolores Huerta (1-7, 0-2).

Widefield 2, Woodland Park 0

At Widefield: Josh Casper made eight saves and Jacob Vitalich added four, as the two Widefield goalies shut out Woodland Park (2-6-1, 1-2 4A CSML).

Austin Winder and Blaise Balumwa scored first-half goals for the Gladiators (6-4, 3-1).

Mesa Ridge 2, Coronado 1 (2OT)

At Mesa Ridge: Mesa Ridge (4-6, 2-2 4A CSML) scored in double overtime in the conference game, but did not report any stats.

Tyler Kamnikar scored the Coronado (1-6, 1-2) goal.

Vanguard 2, James Irwin 0

At Vanguard: Caleb Simmons scored both goals - one in each half - to lead the Vanguard School (4-1, 2-0 3A Region 1) past James Irwin (2-6, 0-1) Larry Gill made two saves for the shutout.

Air Academy 9, Discovery Canyon 0

At Air Academy: John Sims, Austin Dewing and Brittain Romes each scored twice, as 4A No. 1 Air Academy (9-0, 3-0 4A PPAC) cruised past Discovery Canyon (3-6, 1-2).

TCA 9, St. Mary's 0

At TCA: 3A No. 1 The Classical Academy (10-0) scored six times in the second half to blow out rival St. Mary's (0-8).

Sophomore Robby Jacobs scored six times for the Titans and added an assist, while freshman Jeremy Baldes scored twice and had three assists.

Boys' tennis

Widefield 5, Mesa Ridge 2

At Widefield: Widefield swept the singles competitions against Mesa Ridge and rode them to a 5-2 win.

No. 1 singles Marcos Salazar won 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 singles Dominique Warren won 6-1, 6-0 ;and No. 3 singles Devyn Taijeron won 6-4, 6-1 for the Gladiators.

Coronado 6, Mitchell 1

At Mitchell: Freshman James Boehlke (No. 2 singles), Peter Dimatru and Luke Kellman (No. 1 doubles), Dimas Gutierrez and Mark Landolfi (No. 2 doubles) all swept their matches for Coronado, which won another two by default.

Chrya Larkin nabbed Mitchell's only victory with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in No. 1 singles over Coronado's Spencer Furgerson.

Pine Creek 7, Pueblo East 0

At Pine Creek: Pine Creek won all seven sets in sweeps, to cruise past Pueblo East.

No. 2 singles Cameron Edsall, No. 3 singles Coulten Davis and No. 1 doubles Tanner Swanson and Josh Haddad each won matches without surrendering a game.

Fountain Valley 6, Pueblo County 1

At Fountain Valley: Fountain Valley swept all six of its winning matches, including Doug Adams' 6-0, 6-0 victory in No. 1 singles.

No. 2 singles Kyohei Takiya won his match 6-0, 6-2 for the Danes.

BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY

Lamar 26, Palmer Ridge 69, Canon City 99

At Canon City: Lamar placed three runners in the top four to run away with the Canon City Invitational.

Canon City's Alex Knoedler took third in 17 minutes, 44 seconds50 seconds out of first.

GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY

Palmer Ridge 29, Canon City 31, Garden City 105

At Canon City: Palmer Ridge's Kaitlin Ramsey (20:47), Audree Furst (20:28) and Claire Wilson (21:43) went third, fourth and fifth, respectively, to help the Grizzlies edge out Canon City for the team title.

The Tigers' Aubrey Till (19:30) and Katie Till (20:31) went first and second.

Volleyball

Manitou Springs def. Florence 25-12, 25-9, 25-7

At Manitou Springs: 3A and below No. 1 Manitou Springs keeps on rolling.

Behind Nicole Mack's 11 kills and Katie McKiel's 10 kills, Manitou Springs (14-0, 7-0 Tri-Peaks West) stayed perfect.

McKiel also had seven blocks, six digs and three aces.

Lewis-Palmer def. Palmer Ridge 25-11, 25-15, 25-18

At Lewis-Palmer: Haley McCurley had 15 digs, Abigail Bartalo 21 assists and Alexa Smith a team-high 16 kills to lead 4A No. 1 Lewis-Palmer (11-1, 1-0 4A PPAC) past Palmer Ridge (6-4, 0-1) in both teams' conference opener.

Custer County def. Cripple Creek-Victor 25-13, 25-11, 27-25

At Cripple Creek-Victor: Katie Tapia had eight kills to lead Cripple Creek-Victor, but Custer County (3-1, 7-3 2A Southern peaks) still swept the Pioneers (1-11, 0-5).

Woodland Park def. Widefield 25-18, 25-14, 25-18

At Widefield: Carli Vahsholtz's 13 kills set the pace as Woodland Park (6-5, 3-0 4A CSML) swept Widefield (4-8, 0-4).

Maureen Cummings added nine kills for the Panthers and Linnea Sauer 19 digs.

Jordan Edmonds led the Gladiators with six kills.

Colorado Springs Christian School def. Buena Vista 25-22, 25-20, 25-17

At Buena Vista: CSCS (5-7, 4-2 3A Tri-Peaks West) swept Buena Vista (4-8, 3-4) ehind 12 kills from Abby Skrastins and another nine from Maddy Stephens. Skrastins also had five blocks.

Mitchell def. Sierra 25-10, 25-17, 25-16

At Sierra: Erica Grove and Naomi Abeyta each had six kills for Mitchell (7-5, 3-0 4A CSML), helping the Marauders sweep Sierra (1-12, 0-4).

Ivaysha Rounds led the Stallions with five kills.

Rampart def. Valor Chr. 25-20, 30-28, 25-19

At Valor Chr.: Rampart (9-4) handed Valor Christian (8-1) its first loss of the season behind 13 kills from Amanda Cushen and six blocks from Janice Jin.

McKenna Thornlow had a game-high 14 digs and August Raskie added 11.

Air Academy def. TCA 25-13, 25-21, 30-28

At TCA: Claire Kuzara had 20 digs and Ashley Pagan had a team-high 15 kills, as Air Academy (10-1) ran its win streak to 10 games.

Jordan Pingel chipped in seven kills and Bryce Schwartz led the Kadets with 24 assists.

Cheyenne Mountain def. Vista Ridge 25-12, 25-5, 25-11

At Cheyenne Mountain: Three players had at least eight kills, as 4A No. 2 Cheyenne Mountain (9-1, 1-0 4A PPAC) opened league with a victory over Vista Ridge (5-11, 0-1).

Lindsey Baker led the Indians with nine kills, while Mara Barkley and Maddie Beal each had eight.

ECA def. Miami-Yoder 25-15, 25-12, 25-10

At ECA: Evangelical Christian Academy (4-8, 1-1 2A Black Forest) kills from eight different players - three of them with seven each - to sweep Miami-Yoder (0-10, 0-4).

Kaitlyn Olson, Madison Brown and Maggie Kirkpatrick each had seven kills for the Eagles.

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