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Gazette Premium Content Wednesday's prep roundup: Liberty earns draw with Pine Creek in girls' soccer

23 photos photo - Coronado's Evan Kay swims the 100-yard butterly during Wednesday's meet against Widefield. Kay won the even in 1 minute, 5.22 seconds. Photo courtesy Norman Black + caption
Coronado's Evan Kay swims the 100-yard butterly during Wednesday's meet against Widefield. Kay won the even in 1 minute, 5.22 seconds. Photo courtesy Norman Black
By Scott Kaniewski Published: April 23, 2014

Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene in the Pikes Peak region.

 

GIRLS' SOCCER

Liberty 1, Pine Creek 1, 2OT

At District 20 Stadium: There's still plenty of soccer left, but Liberty and Pine Creek could be headed for another league title split.

Sami Trinceri struck a half volley from 18 yards with eight minutes left to give Liberty the draw with Pine Creek.

"Those are the goals we watch on TV," Liberty coach Andy Liddle said.

The two teams played to a 0-0 tie last season before splitting the crown, though Pine Creek went in to the postseason as league champs when it came down to tiebreakers.

"It kind of played out like we said," Liddle said. "We talked about grinding it out. We knew we would have opportunities and they would have opportunities."

Pine Creek's big opportunity came quickly after a 0-0 first half. Freshman Madeline Alhamra scored five minutes into the second half to put the Eagles on the board.

Both teams finished with six shots on goal.

 

St. Mary's 7, Colorado Springs School 0

At CSS: Seven players scored goals and St. Mary's (10-1, 7-0 3A Region 1) kept winning.

Kylie Cleary had a goal and three assists, and Erin Geiger had a goal and two assists.

CSS (3-2-2, 3-2-1) became the Pirates' eighth consecutive victim.

 

Doherty 3, Discovery Canyon 0

At Sky Sox Soccer Fields: Forget the three "Rs," it was the three "Ls" that led Doherty (5-6) past Discovery Canyon.

Rianna Lockhart, Alex Lanning and Jaylin Lobato scored in the Spartans' victory.

Madison Furbush posted the shutout with four saves in the nonleague match.

 

BOYS' SWIMMING

Doherty 127, Fountain-Fort Carson 55

At Doherty: Doherty won 11 of 12 events, led by two-race winner Trenton Cassibry.

Cassibry won the 200-yard freestyle in 2 minutes, 10.34 seconds and the 500 freestyle in 5:56.45.

The Spartans took at least the top two spots in five events to help them dominate the meet.

Doherty's Tyler Gipprich won the 100 breaststroke and helped the 200-medley relay and 200-free relay take firsts.

Ethan Cole won the 100 backstroke for Fountain-Fort Carson.

 

Coronado 112, Widefield 41

At Coronado: Coronado won every event except for the diving competition on its way to breezing past Widefield.

Ben Topper and Will Chaney each won two events and Chaney won two more relay events.

Chaney won the longest and shortest events, taking the 500 freestyle (5:26.10) and the 50 free (23.02) and helped the 200-medley relay and the 400-free relay.

Topper won the 100 backstroke (1:00.1) and 100 freestyle (51.78), plus swam in the medley relay.

Josh Casper won the diving competition with a score of 124.95.

 

GIRLS' TENNIS

Pine Creek 4, Palmer 3

At Pine Creek: Pine Creek No. 1 singles Ally Bellas swept Palmer's Grace Meluso 6-0, 6-0 to help the Eagles edge the Terrors.

No. 2 doubles Melissa Shambach and Amber Vannaman won a close first set and then cruised in the second set 7-5, 6-2, while No. 1 doubles Kayla Boyd and Michaela Flonard won the only three-set match by rallying, 2-6, 6-2, 10-8.

Palmer No. 2 singles Shoniya Jarrett won her match 6-2, 6-1.

 

Coronado 7, Sierra 0

At Coronado: Coronado dominated in winning every set. The Cougars dropped just five games while winning four matches 6-0, 6-0.

No. 1 singles Chanelle Bole, No. 2 singles Alex Coen, No. 3 doubles Kara Perry and Amelia Chromy, and No. 4 doubles Annie Kate Chromy and Hayley Messinger all won with love scores.

 

Pueblo County 7, St. Mary's 0

At St. Mary's: St. Mary's was no match for Pueblo County.

Only Maggie Hartman was able to take a set from a Pueblo County player, falling to Heather Burke in No. 1 singles 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

 

CSCS 4, Fountain Valley 3

At Fountain Valley: No. 1 doubles Alex Russell and Alana Cowles won in three sets to help CSCS edge Fountain Valley.

The Lions took three out of four doubles matches to secure the win, while No. 2 singles Danielle Morin won 6-0, 6-0.

 

BOYS' LACROSSE

Palmer 8, St. Mary's 1

At Garry Berry: Palmer's offense continued to roll, as Noah Smith scored a pair of goals and six other players netted scores to lead the Terrors past St. Mary's ().

"They played really well holding us to one goal," Pirates coach Ike Anderson said. "They're a pretty potent offense, so we were proud we held them under 10."

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